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 01.13.17

U.S. Senate approves measure launching Obamacare repeal process Susan Cornwell, Reuters The U.S. Senate on Thursday took a first concrete step toward dismantling Obamacare, voting to instruct key committees to draft legislation repealing President Barack Obama’s signature health insurance program. Continue Reading...

Is there a Christian view of financial quantification?

Note: This is the third post in a series on developing a Christian mind in business school. See also Part I and Part II. As I mentioned in the last post, when in this series I talk about developing a Christian mind in b-school I’m referring primarily to learning how to think Christianly about things as they are symbolized, things as they are known, and things as they are communicated. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.12.17

Is a Christian pastor facing trumped-up charges in Sudan? Catholic News Agency, Crux The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, which advises the U.S. government, has said in a recent report that Sudan’s government “continues to engage in systematic, ongoing, and egregious violations of freedom of religion or belief.” Kentucky’s Right-to-Work Earthquake Reverberates Across State Lines Kevin Mooney, The Daily Signal Kentucky’s Gov. Continue Reading...

The rising threats to European liberty

“It’s not good manners to begin the year with dire predictions,” says Kishore Jayabalan in this week’s Acton Commentary, “but with continuing Islamic terrorist attacks, increasing concern over Russian aggression, and the general fecklessness of its leaders, we have many reasons to worry about the future of liberty in Europe.” Italian and German anti-terrorism officials were fully aware of the threat posed by Tunisian national Anis Amri and still could not prevent his driving a truck through a Christmas market in Berlin. Continue Reading...

The trivium of business school

Note: This is the second in a series on developing a Christian mind in business school. You can find the intro post here. When people ask me what business school was like, I’m tempted to say, “A lot like a medieval university.” Unfortunately, that comparison makes people think b-school is dark, musty, and full of monks—which is not quite what I mean. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.11.17

Foreign Aid Won’t End Under Trump—Here’s How to Make It Better Tim Meisburger, American Greatness Foreign Aid probably won’t disappear under Trump. But it is possible to redirect it and make it more effective in serving our interests while actually helping those who need it. Continue Reading...

How markets link the world

Note: This is post #16 in a weekly video series on basic microeconomics. Ten years ago this week, Apple unveiled the iPhone. It’s a product that was designed in California and produced by thousands of people all over the world. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 01.10.17

Are most poor people incapable of work? Angela Rachidi, AEI Ideas Most parents in this country also work, and the assumption that work is not desired by low-income parents is untrue. Continue Reading...