Your Work: More Than a Paycheck

Work is not a necessary evil. It is a holy pursuit. Join us for a dynamic two-day conference learning how to be an agent of worship and ministry in your place of work. Humanity, being in the image of God, is meant to be creative and manage our world. Yet it often seems that our [Read More...]

Redeeming Work: Pittsburgh

Join us as we explore the biblical vision for work and how our churches can communicate work as a vital part of discipleship. Once the center of heavy industry, “the steel city” has overcome adversity brought by new technology, deindustrialization, and blue-collar jobs lost. Today with a transformed skyline, Pittsburgh has turned into a green, [Read More...]

“I Don’t Have a Job, I Have a Higher Calling:” Responses to the #WSJ article

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By Bill Peel In “I Don’t Have a Job. I Have a Higher Calling” (WSJ, Business & Tech, Feb. 25), Rachel Feintzeig captured the spirit of a LeTourneau University education. A few examples: Bob Walker, CEO of Walker Mowers (1963 LeTourneau engineering grad) wants his employees to know that they do more than design and manufacture [Read More...]

I once was found but now am lost?

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Those of you who frequent this channel and not just this blog may have noticed a teeny weeny blog post over at M:W’s sister blog The High Calling called “Trapped: The Church Vocation Issue We Don’t Talk About.”  In it author Gordon Atkinson notes: There are thousands of ministers out there who no longer wish [Read More...]

How do you measure a mindset?

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While these thoughts were originally addressed to members of the Oikonomia Network, there are implications for many other folks as well about what we measure and how we measure it.  The assessment system profiled in this article was selected by the Oikonomia Network Advisory Committee as a “helpful model” for network faculty to consider.  The [Read More...]

Theology for workers in the pews

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A version of this article appeared in In Trust in 2013. This version is reprinted from Grateful to the Dead. Let’s take as given that work matters—it matters to God, and it is most people’s primary arena of discipleship. And let’s agree that the primary role of seminaries and theological schools is to form pastors [Read More...]


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