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Cardinal Kurt Koch on the Dialogue Between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches
Religious Information Service of Ukraine

The Orthodox Church should “boldly examine its main ecclesiological problem, namely, autocephaly of national churches and their inclination toward nationalism.”

Climate Activism in Africa
Mark D. Tooley, First Things

We must reckon with the possibility that the people of Malawi need and want more electricity and economic growth than U.S. and Western climate activism.

How to Think About Gifts, Talents and Welfare
Sam Ellis, Values & Capitalism

We should all use our gifts for the betterment of God’s kingdom and for the betterment of ourselves and for our families.

Three Biblical Blessings That Illustrate Flourishing
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

The gospel, when understood in its fullness, is not solely about individual happiness and fulfillment; it is not “all about me.”

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).