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 08.14.15

Christian Baker Must Make Cakes Celebrating Gay Marriage, Appeals Court Rules Ken McIntyre, The Daily Signal A custom cake baker in suburban Denver can’t cite his religious convictions in declining to make a wedding cake for two men, a Colorado appeals court ruled today. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.13.15

In the Crosshairs of the Assault on Religious Liberty Jonathan V. Last, Mosaic The threat is not just to individuals but to religious institutions, and the latter are remarkably vulnerable. Progressive policies drive more into poverty Joel Kotkin, Orange County Register The dirty secret here is that a large proportion of Californians, roughly one-third, or some 3.2 million households, as found by a recent United Way study, find it increasingly difficult to keep their heads above water. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.12.15

Cuba Sees Christianity Boom As Bibles Pour Into Communist Nation Pravoslavie.ru Cuba experiencing a Christian revival, as tens of thousands of Bibles pour into the communist-ruled nation. What Do the Poor Need? Continue Reading...

Was the Civil War About Slavery?

What caused the Civil War? That seems like the sort of simple, straightforward question that any elementary school child should be able to answer. Yet many Americans—including, mostly, my fellow Southerners—claim that that the cause was economic or state’s rights or just about anything other than slavery. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.11.15

The Religion of Climate Change Nicholas G. Hahn III, Wall Street Journal Lending the power of the pulpit to the cause of environmental politics. 4 Reasons We Must Protect Freedom for Everyone After Supreme Court’s Marriage Ruling Ryan T. Continue Reading...