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Kidnap of Syrian bishops sparks global concern
OCP News

The kidnapping of two Syrian bishops, reportedly by Chechen fighters, sparked international concern on Tuesday, as rebels battled regime and Hezbollah forces in Homs province, a watchdog said.

How Internet Sales Tax Would Destroy Small Online Businesses
Bethany Mandel, Commentary

In reality and practice, the bill would end up like many liberal projects: a disaster for small business owners.

Arguments Heard Today in German Homeschoolers Deportation Case
Napp Nazworth, Christian Post

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit heard arguments Tuesday in a case, Romeike vs. Holder, that could grant or revoke asylum for the Romeike homeschooling family.

Why Tim Keller Wants You to Stay in That Job You Hate
Interview by Andy Crouch, Christianity Today

The Redeemer pastor explains how he ministers to laypeople facing career confusion.

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).