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 11.16.15

9 Things You Should Know About Islamic State Joe Carter, TGC Islamic State claimed responsibility today for a series of attacks in Paris yesterday that killed 127 people. In a statement the group said the purpose of the killings was, “To teach France, and all nations following its path, that they will remain at the top of Islamic State’s list of targets, and that the smell of death won’t leave their noses as long as they partake in their crusader campaign.” Here are nine things you should know about this Islamic terrorist group. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.13.15

Religious liberty key to refugee crisis, leaders say Tom Strode, Baptist Press Religious freedom and the protection of religious minorities are essential to resolving the escalating refugee crisis in Syria and other countries, human rights advocates said at a forum in the nation’s capital. Continue Reading...

3 Questions To Counter Arguments from the Economic Left

Over the past few decades, economist Thomas Sowell has been one of the most effective, yet under-appreciated, proponents of conservative and libertarian economic thought. He is also one of our most powerful critics of the often destructive and harmful effects of liberal economic policies. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.12.15

Christian Belief Cost Kelvin Cochran His Job Jason L. Riley, Wall Street Journal Atlanta says it terminated its fire chief because he published a book without permission. The real reason is because of what’s in it. Continue Reading...

Ben Carson is Right: Minimum Wage Laws Hurt Black Workers

In last night’s GOP presidential candidate debate, Dr. Ben Carson was asked if he would raise the federal minimum wage. Carson said that he would not do so because the minimum wage hurts workers, especially those in the black community: People need to be educated on the minimum wage. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.11.15

The Policy Prescriptions of Pope Francis Barbara F. Walter, Political Violence at a Glance Pope Francis has spoken surprisingly little about political violence. What he has said, however, has been powerful. Continue Reading...