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Work Is a Glorious Thing
John Piper, Desiring God

Work is a glorious thing. And if you stop and think about it, the most enjoyable kinds of leisure are a kind of work.

EU Biofuels Boondoggle Raising Global Food Prices
Walter Russell Mead, The American Interest

Getting rid of biofuel programs would cut Europe’s food costs in half by 2020, and lower global food prices by 15 percent.

What the Bible Says About Government
Art Lindsley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

What does the Bible say? Some argue that the Bible teaches limited government. Others maintain that the Bible teaches Marxism or socialism, or at least is consistent with big government of some sort. The Bible doesn’t give us an easy, one-verse answer, but it does provide us with some guidelines.

Can Evangelical Chaplains Serve God and Country?—The Crisis Arrives
Albert Mohler

Can chaplains committed to historic biblical Christianity serve in the United States military?

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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