Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 10.20.17

Millennials Love Capitalism—They Just Don’t Know It
Christine Rosen, The Weekly Standard

“I want to start by acknowledging the indigenous people of this land and honor them. Nonindigenous people are guests on this land.”

Global persecution of Christians at historic peak, report says
Catholic News Agency

John Pontifex, the editor of a new report on worldwide Christian persecution, says that “In terms of the numbers of people involved, the gravity of the crimes committed and their impact, it is clear that the persecution of Christians is today worse than at any time in history. Not only are Christians more persecuted than any other faith group, but ever-increasing numbers are experiencing the very worst forms of persecution.”

Work as Holy War: Boot Camp Business
Greg Forster, The Green Room

To a large extent, although not of course entirely, spiritual formation and resistance to injustice both consist of the transformation of the way people do their daily work through spiritual heart-change.

Jumping on the anti-GMO bandwagon hits the poor the hardest
Tirzah Duren, CapX

Organic farming could only support a world population of 4 billion at most.

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).