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 09.24.15

Is Capitalism Unchristian? Kevin DeYoung, The Gospel Coalition Capitalism is not required by Christianity. But Christian principles do undergird capitalism. God and Mrs. Thatcher: The Battle for Britain’s Soul Eliza Filby, Heritage Foundation A woman demonized by the left and sanctified by the right, there has always been a religious undercurrent to discussions of Margaret Thatcher. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.23.15

Poll: More Americans, majority of Christian Millennials believe religious freedom is worse than 10 years ago Alliance Defending Freedom ADF-commissioned Barna study shows many believe religious freedom has gotten worse in past decade In clash with pope’s climate call, U.S. Continue Reading...

Have Cookies Convinced the Pope About Capitalism?

Based on their latest headline, it looks like someone from the Acton Institute is writing for the The Onion: Pope Francis Reverses Position On Capitalism After Seeing Wide Variety Of American Oreos As the article says: Admitting the startling discovery had compelled him to reexamine his long-held beliefs, His Holiness Pope Francis announced Tuesday that he had reversed his critical stance toward capitalism after seeing the immense variety of Oreos available in the United States. Continue Reading...

How Many Felonies Did You Commit Today?

After years of working for a tech company, you decide to start your own business designing websites. One of your first clients is a charity that focuses on teaching traditional religious customs and practices. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.22.15

27 Facts About Pope Francis Kate Scanlon, The Daily Signal Pope Francis is about to make his first visit to the United States. According to his schedule, Francis will arrive in the United States on Sept. Continue Reading...

The Government Isn’t Being Honest About Hunger in America

Upon the release of the annual household food security report in 2009, President Obama said, “we received an unsettling report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that found that hunger rose significantly last year.” This month the USDA released its latest report, which claims 48 million Americans live in “food insecure” households. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.21.15

If we really care about the poor, shouldn’t we want better official data on poverty? Nicholas Eberstadt, AEI Ideas One might think that a truly compassionate society would demand detailed, accurate and useful data to guide anti-poverty efforts and improve social outcomes. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.18.15

How Do America’s Poor Really Live? Examining the Census Poverty Report Robert Rector, The Daily Signal Today, the Census Bureau will release its annual poverty report. It will almost certainly report that over 40 million Americans “live in poverty.” But what does it mean to be poor in America? Continue Reading...