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 11.06.15

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...

PowerLinks 11.04.15

Outdated Regulations Keep These Entrepreneurial Women From Starting Their Own Businesses Carrie Sheffield, Opportunity Lives Bell’s plight is part of a nationwide problem: onerous occupational licensing, which Opportunity Lives has documented, is a problem in communities across the country, especially in communities of color and low-income areas. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.03.15

Michael Matheson Miller on Poverty, Inc Russ Roberts, EconTalk Michael Matheson Miller of the Acton Institute and the Director of the documentary Poverty, Inc., talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his award-winning documentary on the barriers facing the poor around the world It takes four days to officially start a business in New York—and 101 days in Sao Paulo Ashley Rodriguez, Quartz Starting a business is never easy. Continue Reading...