PowerLinks 09.09.15
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PowerLinks 09.09.15

What’s Next for Kim Davis?
Marina Koren, The Atlantic

The Kentucky county clerk who was jailed over her refusal to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples has been freed.

IRS chief Koskinen and the tax status of faith-based colleges
Brian W. Walsh, The Hill

IRS commissioner John Koskinen deserves a measure of praise from all who hope to see America’s great heritage of robust, peaceful religious pluralism preserved for future generations.

The Relationship Between Poverty and Unwed Births
Kay S. Hymowitz, The Daily Signal

Not everyone has been convinced, but the disadvantage that attends growing up with a single mother is no longer controversial or hidden. Experts have also begun to understand that unwed childbearing is deeply entwined with poverty.

Hundreds of Refugees in Germany Convert to Christianity
The American Interest

A must-read article in Christianity Today profiles a church in Berlin that has seen astonishing growth from Muslim refugees who have converted to Christianity.

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).