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The Church and Social Programs
James Kalb, Catholic Word Report

Christians in the US are not under hard totalitarianism, but we are in the midst of a struggle for the soul of our country.

Report: ‘Christians Flee Bosnia Amid Discrimination, Islamization’
Stefan J. Bos, BosNewsLife

Christians are massively leaving post-war Bosnia-Herzegovina amid mounting discrimination and Islamization, according to a new report released Friday, October 12.

Free Markets as a Fruit of the Gospel
Joseph Sunde, Remnant Church

In our discussions of the pros and cons of various socio-economic models, Christians have a common tendency to forget what should be our more fundamental aim: spreading the message of salvation through Jesus Christ and living as Christ would have us live.

The Constitution: Model, Resource, or Outlier?
Daniel Dew, The Foundry

The United States Constitution is the oldest written constitution still in use. A little more than 225 years ago, there was a meeting of the greatest political minds that had ever been assembled. Each American colony sent its brightest citizens to revise the failing Articles of Confederation.

Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).

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