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

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...

PowerLinks 04.06.15

The FAQs: Terrorist Attack In Kenya Targets Christians Joe Carter, TGC An attack on a Garissa University College leaves 147 dead and more than 80 injured. The Religious Freedom Debate Explained in 90 Seconds Alex Anderson, The Daily Signal Lawmakers in Indiana and Arkansas have revised language in two controversial religious freedom bills. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.03.15

Indiana Shows the Left Has No Concept of Freedom Robert Tracinski, The Federalist Much more important are the basic principles that are being invoked to argue against the Indiana law. These arguments set out to define religious freedom out of existence, and they end up defining all freedom out of existence. Continue Reading...

Why Cheap Food Makes Us Richer

While it may not seem like it when you’re standing at the checkout line at the grocery store, food is cheaper now that it was half a century ago. “We are purchasing more food for less money, and we are purchasing our food for less of our income,” says Annette Clauson, an agricultural economist. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.02.15

Charter Schools Aren’t Perfect, But They Introduce Some Necessary Competition Rich Cromwell, The Federalist Arkansas Democrats support a bill to give traditional schools freedoms similar to those of charter schools. But only traditional schools that have to compete. Continue Reading...