Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University

June 25th, 2017

Designed to Work: Redeeming Architecture

When the Texas Rangers play the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Field, I grimace when Jose Altuve or George Springer put the home run train in motion. But then I think about the folks who designed the Astro's beautiful stadium. ​If you're a baseball fan -- especially if you...

via Bill Peel
June 25th, 2017

Every Job a Parable: What Walmart Greeters, Nurses & Astronauts Tell Us About God

Okay, my work matters to God. But how, you ask?  John Van Sloten can help. He loves practicing the spiritual discipline of watching people work. For his new book, Every Job a Parable,  he interviewed Walmart greeters, engineers, auto mechanics,...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
July 17th, 2017

Empowering Millennials in the Workplace | Grant Skeldon

There appears to be a chasm between Millennials and other generations. Most resources on Millennials highlight how Millennials are different. These resources tend to focus on what Millennials are doing, without explaining why. While the manner in which Millennials engage in church, work,...

August 3rd, 2017

Give it Up To the Lord- But Don't Give Up

Before Phil Burks' company revolutionized communication for first responders, God revolutionized how Phil saw his work as a business leaders. Phil Burks, CEO of the Genesis group, explained to the students and faculty at LeTourneau University, the difference between giving up and giving it...

via Bill Peel
August 21st, 2017

A Praying Life | Paul Miller

There are a host of books on prayer. I've even written one myself. But my friend Jay Hofler introduced me to Paul Miller's book a Praying Life that might be the most important book I've read on prayer. It is profound in its simplicity, and, more important to me personally, it...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
September 4th, 2017

A Prayer for Labor Day

Whether you find yourself in the ranks of management or labor, today is a good day to stop and thank God for all the people He uses to meet our needs. Dear God, on this Labor Day, we give You thanks for all those who work in stores and markets, in mines and fields, on ships and planes, in...