PowerLinks 06.25.13
Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 06.25.13

Americans Are Giving More Money to Almost All Charities—Except Churches
Melissa Steffan, Christianity Today

Giving USA finds ‘significant shift’ in charitable giving post-recession.

How America Lost Its Way
Niall Ferguson, Wall Street Journal

Not everyone is an entrepreneur. Still, everyone should try—if only once—to start a business. After all, it is small and medium enterprises that are the key to job creation.

The Connection Between Flourishing and Economic Freedom
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Here are some diverse characteristics that can indicate flourishing, and that can be measured among individuals and nations . . .

Kenya’s Vice President speaks to African churches on the challenge of poverty
Andrew Ssenyonga and Cynthia Aber, NewVision

Vice President Kiwanuka Ssekandi has told African churches to work with governments to ensure socio-economic transformation of Africa by placing emphasis on integration and unity of African people.

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).