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 Election’s Biggest Losers

Mitt Romney may have lost to Barack Obama but his was not the biggest loss of the election—at least not economically. Despite the millions the GOP spent to elect their candidate, the real economic losers of the 2012 election, as Joel Kotkin explains, are entrepreneurs: The real losers are small business owners, or what might be called the aspirational middle class. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 11.09.12

Five Temptations for Classical Christian Education Brian Douglas, First Things Having taught at a classical Christian school for five years and followed the classical Christian education movement for some years prior, I have come to believe that it is the best approach to K-12 education available today. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 11.08.12

Pope sends Obama telegram with prayers that freedom, justice flourish Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service Pope Benedict XVI congratulated U.S. President Barack Obama on his re-election, saying that he prayed the ideals of freedom and justice that guided America’s founders might continue to flourish. Continue Reading...

Prep School for Potential Presidents

Now that the presidential race of 2012 has ended it is time—whether we are ready for it or not—for the presidential race of 2016 to begin. Since the next election will not include any incumbents, the question of who has the relevant “experience” to be the chief executive will once again become an issue of primary concern. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 11.07.12

Christians, Let’s Honor the President Russell D. Moore We are going to disagree with the President on some (important) things; there will be other areas where we can work with the President. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 12.06.12

Why Should Christians Care to Vote? Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics One way we answer the call to serve our communities is by voting. When we cast our vote, we contribute to the people and policies that will shape our communities and their ability to flourish or wither. Continue Reading...

Is It Ethical to Defy Evacuation Orders?

Despite requests to evacuate the area targeted by Hurricane Sandy, numerous residents in the northeast refused to leave their homes. Their decisions to defy evacuation orders, said New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, were “selfish” and morally unjustified. Continue Reading...