PowerLinks – 02.19.13
Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks – 02.19.13

Rick Warren’s Shadow SOTU
Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review

An Evangelical pastor keeps religious liberty on the agenda.

Benedict’s Coming Revolution Over State-Funded Catholic Charity
Christopher Manion, Crisis

It is no accident that, in the past fifty years, countless Catholic institutions have diluted, ignored, or even defied Catholic teaching, as the amount of government funding they receive has steadily increased.

Moral Presuppositions and Politics
Peter Wehner, Commentary

It really would help our political culture if we understood that every one of us has an imperfect angle on reality and that our presuppositions refract truth.

How China Plans to Wipe Out House Churches
Morning Star News, Christianity Today

China’s Christians felt a noticeable rise in persecution in 2012 as the Communist government began the first of a three-phase plan to eradicate unregistered house churches, a new report says.

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).