Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks – 12.05.12

How Did This Happen? The Family Crisis as a Theological Crisis
Albert Mohler

Christians are rightly concerned about the family crisis in the society, and we must work to protect and defend the family against its enemies.

Nigerian Baptist pastors killed in bombing
Bob Allen, Associated Baptist Press

The head of the Baptist World Alliance protested continuing violence in Nigeria that recently claimed the lives of two Baptist pastors.

Farm Bill Still Hanging: More Than 70 Groups Lobby on Food Stamps
Michelle Merlin, OpenSecrets

With the farm bill on the table this year, companies and organizations across the country have pulled out their big guns to lobby on the SNAP program.

Pharmacist Conscience Rights Under Attack
Carrie Severino, National Review Online

This case has high stakes for religious liberty. In the State of Washington, if this lawsuit fails, plaintiffs will pay a steep price for widely-held, mainstream religious beliefs.

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).