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PowerLinks – 11.30.12

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The Pope, on Twitter
Jeff Geerling, Open Source

Apparently, on December 3, the Holy See Press Office will hold a press conference announcing the Pope’s official entry into the Twitterverse.

The High Price of Establishment
Wesley J. Smith, First Things

As an American, it was a bemusing experience. I had never seen an entire nation react so viscerally to the action—or in this case, inaction—of a church.

Three Ways to Think Differently About Your Work
Greg Ayers, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

Work often feels like a curse, something that entered the world as a consequence for sin. However, the Bible shows us otherwise.

Homeschooling: freedom’s last stand
Patrick B. Craine, LifeSiteNews

Freedom simply cannot exist where the state usurps authority over education.

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).