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 – 12.11.12

The 3 laws of social programs Charles Murry, AEI Ideas [An opportunity to recall the three laws of social programs in Losing Ground, because the backfires are not idiosyncratic. They occur everywhere and always for inherent reasons. Continue Reading...

The Fountainhead of Bedford Falls

Frank Capra and Ayn Rand are two names not often mentioned together. Yet the cheery director of Capra-corn and the dour novelist who created Objectivism have more in common than you might imagine. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 12.10.12

Navigating the Christmas Consumer Conundrum Elise Amyx, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics Gallup Economy reported in a recent article that the average U.S. consumer will spend at least $770 on Christmas gifts this year. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 12.07.12

Science Not Way to All Truth Wesley J. Smith, Human Exceptionalism There is a difference between “science” and “scientism.” Science is a very powerful method of gaining and applying knowledge. Egypt’s Draft Constitution: Religious Freedom Undermined Samuel Tadros, National Review Online Egypt’s Islamist president Mohamed Morsi’s latest constitutional declaration removing legal oversight and restraint on his powers has been met with a storm of controversy and protests. Continue Reading...

The FAQs: The Fiscal Cliff Proposals

Now that we know what the fiscal cliff is all about, what are the plans for dealing with it? Below are the four approaches that have been proposed: The Democrats’ Plan Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner offered the White House’s fiscal cliff proposal to Republicans in the last week of November. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 12.06.12

Christian Groups Join To Support Tech-Savvy Professionals William Bigelow, Breitbart.com There is a growing Christian tech-savvy population that is looking to join with like-minded Christians to promote their businesses. Q&A: Why marriage may be the strongest antidote to child poverty New Jersey Star-Ledger We tell kids not to drop out of school because they’ll be trapped in a life of poverty — but say nothing about other crucial choices, such as marriage. Continue Reading...