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PowerLinks – 05.02.13

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Business professionals gaining vision for international outreach
Tess Rivers, Baptist Press

In many countries around the world, she notes, “It is difficult for IMB personnel to build relationships with business professionals. We don’t make sense to business people. They don’t have the time or the desire to mess with us.”

Supreme Court Says States Are Allowed to Favor Their Own Citizens
Garret Epps, The Atlantic

A unanimous decision on FOIA rules suggests the justices are in a rather modest mood.

Is Productivity Moral?
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

Increasing the production of goods and services is not morally evil – and it’s not morally neutral – rather, it’s fundamentally good and pleasing to God.

Reflections on Religious Liberty: Healthcare Mandates just the Beginning?
Andrew Seeley, The Imaginative Conservative

As I looked around the standing-room only board room filled with serious, somewhat anxious fellow faculty members, I could not help the surreal feeling that we were actors at the beginning of a movie about a persecution.

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).