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The Apollo Program and a New View of Creation
Alan Dowd, Providence

It says something profound about America—whatever her faults—that when she sent her sons into the heavens, they pointed mankind toward the God of creation.

No Matter Where You Are, Religious Freedom Is Getting Worse
Griffin Paul Jackson, Christianity Today

A decade of analysis from Pew details what global faith leaders already know: From China to Europe, from the Middle East to the US, persecution is climbing.

4 Ways Employers Respond to Minimum Wage Laws (Besides Laying Off Workers)
John Phelan, FEE

In reality, there are a number of things employers can do in response to a minimum wage hike that don’t involve laying off employees.

Strawman Elegy
Kevin D. Williamson, National Review

We may disagree about how to go about regulating business, but I can think of few conservatives who seek to serve commerce at the expense of the public good.

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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).