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 09.05.16

Pope calls global warming sin, says protecting creation is work of mercy Inés San Martín, Crux On a day marked by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople as a day of prayer for creation, Pope Francis on Thursday reaffirmed that he regards environmental damage such as global warming as a serious sin against creation and wants Christians to resist it. Continue Reading...

5 Facts about Mother Teresa

On Sunday Pope Francis will declare Blessed Teresa of Kolkata — Mother Teresa — a saint at a canonization service to be held in front of St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.02.16

Minimum-Wage Hikes Go Straight to the Ballot Box Russell Berman, The Atlantic Blocked by lawmakers, voters in Arizona, Colorado, Maine, and Washington state will decide for themselves this November whether workers get a raise. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 09.01.16

Court Costs Entrap Nonwhite, Poor Juvenile Offenders Erik Eckholm, New York Times Fees and fines are levied on young offenders in every state but have an outsize effect on racial minorities and the poor, creating a two-tiered system of justice. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.31.16

Employers Are Mediating Institutions, Too David Lapp, Family Studies What about employers who pay poverty wages and shepherd people into government dependence? Concern for the Poor Involves Considering the True Nature of Poverty Paul Cleveland, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics Poverty is a symptom or a signal. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 08.30.16

The Greatest Thinker You’ve Never Read: Ludwig von Mises Art Carden, Forbes Had he not passed away at the tender age of 92 in 1973, Ludwig von Mises would have turned 131 years old today. Continue Reading...