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).

Posts by Joe Carter

PowerLinks 11.09.15

In Praise of Lord Acton David Henderson, EconLog In preparing for a conference I’m attending in Indianapolis, I read two chapters from Lord Acton’s book of essays titled Essays in the History of Liberty. Continue Reading...

A Rare Glimpse at the Underground Church in China

Last weekend was the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, an annual day to put special emphasis on praying for the persecuted Church. Remembering the persecuted church around the globe, though, should be a continual effort for all Christians. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.06.15

Where Should Christians Draw the Line on Religious Liberty? Bryan Ballas, Juicy Ecumenism Does this mean that the government has the right to crackdown on every matter of right and wrong, including theological wrongs? Continue Reading...

Is There a ‘Francis Effect’ on Climate Change Opinion?

For the past few years Pope Francis has made it clear he considers climate change to be an essential issue of concern. In his recent encyclical, Laudato Si’, he wrote that climate change is one of the “principal challenges facing humanity in our day.” Has Francis been able to convince American Catholics to share his concern? Continue Reading...

Housing Alone Doesn’t End Homelessness

Homelessness seems like it should be one of the most straightforward social problems to solve. The obvious solution would be to simply give people in need a place to live. Getting people off the street and into shelter is certainly be beneficial. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.05.15

Why Should Christians Care About Government? Mark Melton, Juicy Ecumenism “God created war so that Americans would learn geography.” I really enjoy this Mark Twain quote. Sometimes it gets some chuckles, but the chuckles often turn into a tinge of sadness because there is some truth in it. Continue Reading...

The FAQs: China’s ‘One-Child’ Policy

What was China’s “one-child” policy? In an attempt to limit population growth, China implemented a policy in the late 1970s that forbid families from having more than one child (there were, however, no penalties for multiple births, such as twins or triplets). Continue Reading...