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First Study on School Choice and Crime Reduction Holds Good News for Low-Income, Urban Students
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Why Does God Have Me in This Lowly Job?
Art Lindsley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

If we are faithful in little tasks, we will prove worthy of greater responsibility.

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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).

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