PowerLinks 10.30.15
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PowerLinks 10.30.15

5 Ways Western Christians Can Help Persecuted Christians
David Curry, OnFaith

Let persecuted Christians around the world know they are not alone and not forgotten.

What Is Reformation Day?
Stephen Nichols, Ligonier Ministries

A single event on a single day changed the world. It was October 31, 1517. Brother Martin, a monk and a scholar, had struggled for years with his church, the church in Rome. He had been greatly disturbed by an unprecedented indulgence sale. The story has all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster. Let’s meet the cast.

Work and family: The keys to reducing poverty
Robert Doar, AEI Ideas

My testimony today will be about how focusing on work and family can help poor Americans and reduce poverty, and on what Congress can do to improve our nation’s safety net programs to help more vulnerable Americans move up.

5 Facts About House Speaker Paul Ryan
Joe Carter, ERLC

Yesterday Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan was elected the 54th House speaker of the House of Representatives. Here are five facts about the man who is third in line to the U.S. presidency

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).