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 06.12.15

Minimum Wage Laws: Restrictions On Free Speech? Adam Allouba, Atlas Network The lower market wage for artists does not arise from someone’s arbitrary decision — or even someone’s informed decision — because no “decision” was involved. Continue Reading...

Underpopulation and the Value of Children

For the past hundred years, a common worry about population was that we’d soon have more people than the Earth could sustain. Today, we have the opposite concern: In the near future, there may not be enough people to support an increasingly aging population. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.11.15

Africa wasn’t always about poverty–so why do so many believe that’s the case? Johan Fourie, Quartz For too long, Henry Morton Stanley’s reference to Africa as the Dark Continent held sway. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.10.15

How Should Christians View World History? R.C. Sproul, Ligonier Ministries The grand difference between the ancient view of history and that found in Scripture is the difference between what is called “cyclical” and “linear-progressive.” Invisible Cliffs and Chesteron’s Fence Adam Gurri, Sweet Talk What I like about Chesterton’s fence is that, unlike a lot of formulations of traditionalism, it isn’t a categorical ban on crossing a given line. Continue Reading...

Animal Care According to the Bible

The impending encyclical of Pope Francis has many Christians thinking how man should relate to our environment. But the discussions tend to focus on issues like man-made climate change, which can cause us to overlook equally important environmental stewardship concerns, such as the welfare of animals. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.09.15

Supreme Court unleashes its inner libertarian Jeffrey Toobin, CNN Freedom of speech, religion differences between U.S., Europe illustrated by Supreme Court rulings. The underground Christian network smuggling refugees out of North Korea Maureen Callahan, New York Post When Kim was nearly 4 years old, his father, a respected member of the Workers’ Party of Korea, was so successful that he was able to build a house for his young family. Continue Reading...