Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks – 11.27.12

What is a Christian’s Responsibility to Government?
R.C. Sproul, Ligonier Ministries

The New Testament gives us some broad principles on how we are supposed to respond to government.

Four Principles of Biblical Stewardship
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

Unfortunately many Christians today only associate the idea of stewardship with sermons they have heard about church budgets and building programs.

Supreme Court revives Obamacare challenge
Baptist Press

Religious objections to the Obama administration’s abortion/contraception mandate have gained new life after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered a federal appeals judge to reconsider a Christian university’s challenge to the health care law.

Court: Schools Can’t Sue Parents of Disabled Children over Religious Vouchers
Melissa Steffan, Christianity Today

Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects challenge to scholarship program that schools say violates Blaine amendment.

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).