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 03.22.16

Scalia death a blow to Obamacare contraception challengers Lawrence Hurley, Reuters Christian groups asking the U.S. Supreme Court to exempt them from the requirement to provide insurance covering contraception under President Barack Obama’s healthcare law face an uphill battle following Justice Antonin Scalia’s death last month. Continue Reading...

Explainer: What is Holy Week?

What is Holy Week? Holy Week is the week before Easter, a period which includes the religious holidays of Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday. Holy week does not include Easter Sunday. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.21.16

Minimum Wage Hike in DC Will Stifle Job Creation James Sherk, The Daily Signal While raising the minimum wage sounds compassionate, it will probably hurt the very workers its advocates want to help. Continue Reading...

A Conservative’s Plea: Let’s Work Together

Conservatives and liberals both tend to believe that they alone are motivated by love while their opponents are motivated by hate. How can we solve problems with so much polarization? In a recent TED talk, AEI president Arthur Brooks shares ideas for what we can each do as individuals to break the gridlock. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.18.16

Social Media and Original Sin Eric Metaxas, BreakPoint If you ever doubted the reality of original sin, just check the comment section on any website. Free market needs some ‘Sunshine’ Glenn Harlan Reynolds, USA Today Private sector businesses like Twitter and Facebook far from models of transparency. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.17.16

Justice Dept. Condemns Profit-Minded Court Policies Targeting the Poor Matt Apuzzo, New York Times The Justice Department on Monday called on state judges across the country to root out unconstitutional policies that have locked poor people in a cycle of fines, debt and jail. Continue Reading...