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 02.16.16

Scalia 101 Carl Eric Scott, Postmodern Conservative What every American should know about the man. What the Church Can Learn From Justice Scalia’s Life Russell Moore This afternoon brought the shock to the country that the legendary United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in his sleep in Texas. Continue Reading...

The Full Text of the Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill

Last Friday, for the first time in history, a Roman Catholic pontiff and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church met face to face. According to Vatican Insider, Metropolitan Hilarion said in a press conference prior to the event that the historic meeting between the Patriarch of Moscow and the Pope “had been in the making for about 20 years” but was speeded up by the “Christian genocide” being caused by terrorists. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.13.16

ISIS Is Guilty of Anti-Christian Genocide Demetrios of Mokissos, Wall Street Journal As we remember the murder of the Copts, the world needs to call this crime what it is. What voters want in a president today, and how their views have changed Hannah Fingerhut, Pew Research The presidential nomination contests are heating up and both parties’ 2016 fields have narrowed. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.12.16

Why Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill Will Make Christian History in Cuba Tomorrow Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra, Christianity Today ISIS persecution of Christians prompts first meeting between Catholic and Orthodox primates since 1054. Continue Reading...

Explainer: The Historic Meeting Between the Pope and the Russian Orthodox Patriarch

What’s going on? Tomorrow, for the first time in history, a Roman Catholic pontiff and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet face to face. According to the joint press release of the Holy See and of the Patriarchate of Moscow: The Holy See and the Patriarchate of Moscow are pleased to announce that, by the grace of God, His Holiness Pope Francis and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia will meet on February 12. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 02.11.16

In Sex Trafficking, ‘Kids Are Renewable Resources’ Emily Deruy, The Atlantic Authorities and advocates in Reno are finding it harder to identify victims and perpetrators, in part due to social media. Continue Reading...