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 04.10.15

Why Evangelicals Should Love the Pope Peter Wehner, New York Times How best to live out one’s faith in this world has been a complicated issue throughout Christian history, and it remains so today. Continue Reading...

Myths, Lies, and Free Enterprise

Does free enterprise hurt the poor? Is it unfair and driven by greed? Did it cause the Great Recession? In this brief video, AEI president Arthur Brooks answers these questions and more about free enterprise. Continue Reading...

What We Can Learn From the ‘Homeless Coder’

On his way to work in 2013, tech entrepreneur Patrick McConlogue walked past a homeless man, Leo Grand, who was exercising with a heavy chain. McConlogue took this as a sign of Grand’s internal drive and motivation and decided to try an experiment: The idea is simple. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.09.15

The Holocaust, White Privilege, and American Jewry Seth Mandel, Commentary If you think “white privilege” can be reduced to the ability to get a taxi, then sure, Brodesser-Akner is probably privileged. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.08.15

France, the West and the Islamist Challenge Amir Taheri, Gatestone Institute Even in poor countries that become breeding grounds for Islamic terror, the funds needed always come from richer Muslim nations. Continue Reading...

The Moral Importance of Profits

Yesterday I noted how Americans tend to overestimate the amount of profit earned by corporations. The actual profit margins are so thin that, as Mark J. Perry points out, for the typical company all sales revenue from January 1 to December 7 would go to cover the firm’s expenses for the year, and its sales on roughly the last 24 days of December from December 8 to December 31 would represent its profits. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.07.15

Religious Liberty and the Intolerance of the Left Peter Wehner, Commentary The explosion of criticism against Governor Mike Pence and his state, in the aftermath of Indiana passing a state version of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act, is quite telling in several respects. Continue Reading...