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 07.12.16

Following Minimum Wage Increases, Unemployment Spikes among Black Male Teens Mark J. Perry, FEE Perhaps one of the more interesting data points from last week’s Employment Report is displayed in the graph above, which shows that the jobless rate for black male teens (aged 16-19 years) increased to 40.1% in June from 28.1% in May. Continue Reading...

God and Man in the Age of Trump

If a classic, as Mark Twain claimed, is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read, then William F. Buckley, Jr.’s God and Man at Yale is the epitome of a conservative classic. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.11.16

Beyond America: Advocating for religious liberty around the world Travis Wussow, ERLC By nearly any measure, 2015 was the worst year to be a Christian in living memory. As the Obama administration and U.S. Continue Reading...

Don Quixote, Pioneer of Religious Freedom

The Spanish novelist Cervantes wrote his famous tale about a knight-errant almost 200 years before the the 1st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was adopted. But as Eric C. Graf, Professor of Literature at Universidad Francisco Marroquín, explains, Don Quixote paved the way for freedom of religious conscience by championing the freedom to think or believe what you want in your head. Continue Reading...

How to Pray for the Police

They swore to protect and serve. Now they lie dead and wounded. Last night five law enforcement officers in Dallas were killed and six more were wounded. They need our prayers, as do all the men and women who dedicate their lives to keeping us safe on our streets and in our homes. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.08.16

Jesus and ‘The End Of Jobs’ Eventide Over the last few years, and especially of late, there is a swelling chorus of concern that we may be on our way to a future in which there simply aren’t enough jobs to go around. Continue Reading...

Why Churches Should Be Tax Exempt

Churches and other religious institutions in American are almost always exempt from federal, state, and local taxes. The justification for this policy is usually that such institutions provide vital charitable benefits to society. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 07.07.16

Why Should Christians Care about Economic Freedom? Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics All truth is from God. As Christians, we very much understand this as it applies to our faith. Continue Reading...