Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 01.03.19

What If My Work Isn’t My Passion?
Missy Wallace, TGC

What I’m most passionate about doesn’t pay well. Is it okay to have a less exciting “day job” that pays the bills and allows me to pursue my passions as a side gig (that may turn into more eventually)?

How an Entrepreneurial Mindset Can Help Save Freedom
Barry Brownstein, FEE

Asking questions, Berger believes, “is a critical starting point of problem-solving and innovation—whether we’re talking about business, social issues, or everyday life.

During shutdown, janitors, security guards, and other federal contractors receive no back pay
Stephanie Ebbs and Anne Flaherty, ABC News

While hundreds of thousands of federal workers will have to wait for back pay after the government shutdown ends, thousands more whose pay comes from federal contracts have little hope of recuperating the pay they lose when the government isn’t operating.

Evangelical Mega-donors Are Rethinking Money in Politics
Emma Green, The Atlantic

In recent years, Christianity has become publicly associated with conservative political causes. Some wealthy Christians are pushing back.

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).