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

Poverty, Inc. Now Streaming on Netflix

Poverty Inc., an award-winning documentary that grew out of the Acton Institute’s PovertyCure initiative, is now available on Netflix. During the past year the film has been in over 300 screenings around the world attended by more than 21,000 people. Continue Reading...

A Russian Businessman Discovers the Law of Love

“When I first read the description of Fr. Alexander Torik’s novel Flavian, I was skeptical,” says Rev. Gregory Jensen in this week’s Acton Commentary. “Recently translated from Russian, it is the story of “an unexpected turning point in the life of Aleksei, a quite ordinary city dweller.” A chance meeting with a former classmate turned much in the life of this physics-major-turned-successful-manager upside down, setting Aleksei on a new path with many amazing discoveries along the way.” I couldn’t help wondering if this was going to be simply a diatribe against business, the free market and the West. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.16.16

What if God wants the lesser prairie-chicken to go extinct? Eric Holst, Environemental Defense Fund I found myself in a tricky spot: being asked to expound on God’s will for the lesser prairie-chicken. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.15.16

End crony capitalism to end global poverty Joe Carter, Washington Examiner For as long as there have been government officials, there have been economic cronies — friends, family, and associates who use their connections for their own financial gain. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 06.14.16

Does John Oliver Know Anything About Debt Collection? Christopher Miller, The Federalist I have enjoyed ‘Last Week Tonight’ in the past, but now that I see just how twisted the facts get in his segments, I wonder if I can trust them to provide anything but excellent analogies. Continue Reading...

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...