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

5 Facts About Acton University

This is the week for the annual Acton University, a unique educational experience focused on the intersection of liberty and morality. Here are five facts you should know about Acton U. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.14.16

20 Quotes from Baptists on Religious Liberty Joe Carter, ERLC “Freedom of conscience, unlimited freedom of mind,” said the American historian George Bancroft, “was from the first the trophy of the Baptists.” Since the 1600s Baptists have been the forefront of defending religious freedom, not only for themselves and other Christians, but for Jews, Muslims, and other religions groups. Continue Reading...

Milton Friedman vs. Bernie Sanders

The presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders is about to come to an end. Unfortunately, though, the Democratic Socialism espoused by Sanders will live on long after his presidential ambitions have faded. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.10.16

Is Religious Freedom For Non-Christians Too? Russell Moore Does religious liberty apply to non-Christian religions? Someone told me this week that he had seen a Baptist writer question whether Muslim Americans qualify for religious liberty “benefits.” Poll: Over Half of Unemployed Workers are Giving Up Looking for Jobs Opportunity Lives A recent study conducted by Harris Poll determined that 59 percent of workers who have been unemployed more than two years have already left the workforce completely. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.10.16

What Farmers Know About The Humane Treatment Of Animals Adriane Heins, The Federalist A new book on animal rights embraces interspecies identity politics, but it lacks the perspective of people who actually know and raise animals. Continue Reading...

Mike Rowe: Don’t Follow Your Passion

Should you follow your passion, wherever it may take you? Should you do only what you love…or learn to love what you do? Mike Rowe, star of “Dirty Jobs” and the Acton Institute’s favorite blue-collar philosopher of work, shares the “dirty truth” about passion and vocation in PragerU’s 2016 commencement address. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.08.16

Ending the Corporate-Welfare Circus Brent Gardner, Wall Street Journal State gifts to the likes of Boeing, Ford, Google and Apple are unnecessary and unfair. Better to cut the tax rate and reduce regulation. Continue Reading...