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Cuba Sees Christianity Boom As Bibles Pour Into Communist Nation

Cuba experiencing a Christian revival, as tens of thousands of Bibles pour into the communist-ruled nation.

What Do the Poor Need? Try Asking Them
David L. Kirp, New York Times

To improve poor neighborhoods, the people who live there must have a hand in deciding their own fate.

Broken Homes Are Overloading Social Services
Joseph Turner, The Federalist

To protect American kids from harm on a large scale, we need to recognize a basic truth: children are better off living with their married biological parents.

Congress fraudulently registered as a small business, watchdog says
Bonnie Kristian, The Week

In a lawsuit filed with the District of Columbia Court of Appeals on Monday, Judicial Watch alleges that Congress is illegally spending millions of Washington, D.C.’s municipal tax dollars on its own health care.

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).