PowerLinks 10.03.14
Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 10.03.14

Interview with an Islamic State Recruiter: ‘Democracy Is For Infidels’
Interview Conducted by Hasnain Kazim, Spiegel Online

How does Islamic State think? How do its followers see the world? Spiegel Online met up with an Islamic State recruiter in Turkey to hear about the extremist group’s vision for the future.

Houston’s Sermon Subpoenas Represent A Legal Opportunity For Religious Liberty Advocates
Leslie Loftis, The Federalist

Houston’s subpoenas of sermons are an opportunity to restrain the IRS’s decades of political persecution.

Segregated Surveys: How Politics Keeps Evangelicals White
Ruth Moon, Christianity Today

You can disbelieve in God, never go to church, and still identify as “evangelical” in most polls. But if you’re black and evangelical, you literally don’t count.

Five Ways Christians Can Increase Income Mobility
Manuel Salazar, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Over the past few years there has been much discussion about reducing poverty and increasing income mobility (also referred to as economic or social mobility) in the United States, but few viable solutions have been offered which can actually improve this important economic measure for individuals and families.

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).