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Dr. Bill Peel

Tim BakerAdjunct Professor of Workplace Theology

E-mail: BillPeel@letu.edu
Phone: (214) 932-1112
Office: 8117 Preston Rd., Suite 300, Dallas, TX

Dr. Bill Peel is the founding Executive Director of The Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University, established to revolutionize the way Christians think about work and to help them experience Christ’s transforming presence and power in their workplace. For 30 years, Bill has coached thousands of men and women to discover their calling, grasp their significance to God’s kingdom, and become a spiritual influence in their workplace. He is an award-winning author and leader in the global faith-at-work movement.Prior to coming to LeTourneau in 2011, he served three churches and three parachurch organizations where God shaped his theology of work, giftedness, and evangelism.

Courses Taught

  • LETUBuilt4Life (Available Spring of 2018)

Education

  • Doctor of Ministry, Theology of Work, Ethics and Leadership - Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • Master of Theology, Bible Exposition - Dallas Theological Seminary
  • Bachelor of Arts, Religion and Psychology - Southern Methodist University

Research Interests

  • Giftedness and calling
  • The state of faith and work in America
  • The state of faith and work in the local church

Publications and Articles

  • Business Ethics Today: The First Commandment and Business, chapter co-author “You Didn’t Get Here on Your Own: Honoring God Through Business” (Center for Christian Business Ethics Today, 2014)
  • Business Ethics Today: The Second Commandment and Business, chapter co-author “It’s Not Just Business: The Proper Worship of God Between Sundays” (Center for Christian Business Ethics Today, 2015)
  • Workplace Grace, co-authored with Walt Larimore (Zondervan, 2010; LeTourneau University Press, 2014)
  • What God Does When Men Lead, (Tyndale House Publishers, 2008)
  • Going Public with Your Faith, co-authored with Walt Larimore (Zondervan, 2003)
  • Living in the Lab Without Smelling Like a Cadaver (Paul Tournier Institute, 1999)
  • Discover Your Destiny, co-authored with Kathy Peel (NavPress, 1996)
  • Where is Moses When We Need Him?, co-authored with Kathy Peel (Broadman & Holman, 1995)
  • Living in the Lions’ Den Without Being Eaten (NavPress, 1994)
  • The Saline Solution, co-authored with Walt Larimore (Paul Tournier Institute, 1995)
  • Grace Prescriptions, co-authored with Walt Larimore (Paul Tournier Institute, 2013)
  • What God Does When Men Pray (NavPress, 1993)
  • An Employer’s Guide to Faith in the Workplace: Legal Protection for Christians Who Own a Business, co-published with Alliance Defending Freedom
  • Articles published in Christianity Today, Moody Monthly, Parents of Teenagers, Marriage Partnership, Focus on the Family’s Physician magazine, Today’s Christian Doctor, InTouch, Home Life, Kindred Spirit, and The High Calling, among others
  • Books republished in Spanish, Dutch, Indonesian, Chinese, and Russian

Awards

  • Silver Medallion, Evangelical Christian Publishing Association (1994, 2004, 2005)
  • Book of the Year Award for Evangelism and Apologetics, Christianity Today (2004)
  • First Place in the Bible Exposition category for an article written for Dallas Seminary’s Kindred Spirit, Evangelical Press Association  (2013)

Conference Presentations (Representative)

  • “Daniel: Living in the Lion’s Den without Being Eaten” Youth Leadership Conference, Poznan, Poland, 1991
  • “30 Days of Payer,” General’s Prayer Breakfast, Second Infantry Division, U.S. Army, Republic of Korea, 1999
  • “Leveraging the Workplace for God’s Kingdom,” Alpha in the Workplace Conference, Dallas, 2004
  • “Your Monday Morning Mission Field,” Faith & Work International Conference, Irvine, CA, 2006
  • “Shalom in the City: Leveraging the Workplace for City Transformation,” Park Cities Presbyterian Urban Ministry Conference, Dallas, 2009
  • “Carpe Monday: Equipping People for Their Monday Morning Mission Field,” Work as Worship Conference, Dallas, 2011
  • “Out of the Stands and into the Game: Taking Your Place as a Man in God’s Story,” First United Methodist Church, Roswell, GA, 2012
  • “Workplace Grace: Becoming a Spiritual Influence at Work,” Hope Church, Singapore. 2013
  • “Building Spiritual capital in the Workplace,” Missional Marketplace Summit, Memphis, 2014
  • “Evangelism: Does It Work at Work,” Faith@Work Summit, Boston, 2014
  • “You Didn’t Get Here on Your Own: Honoring God Through Business” and “It’s Not Just Business: the Proper Worship of God Between Sundays,” Christian Business Ethics Today Conferences, NYC, 2014, 2015
  • “Don’t Miss Your Calling,” Business on Mission Conference, Lynchburg, VA, 2016

Memberships and Associations

  • Co-founder, Global Faith@Work Summit (2014, 2016, 2018)
  • Organizing Committee, Lausanne Global Workplace Forum (Manilla, 2019)
  • Co-author and faculty, Paul Tournier Institute at Christian Medical and Dental Association’s Grace Prescriptions CME course, 1995 to present
  • Steering Committee, National Workplace Ministry Association (2017)
  • Okonomia Fellow, Acton University (2012, 2016, 2017)
  • Executive Board, PCPC@Work, Park Cities Presbyterian Church, Dallas (2008 to present)

Ecclesiastical Affiliation

A member of Park Cities Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Dallas, Texas

Personal Statement:

It’s been my privilege to help people in the workplace discover their role in God’s kingdom and serve an institution committed to helping young people see their work as a holy calling and take their place as God’s ministers in workplaces around the world.

 

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