Acton Institute Powerblog

PowerLinks 12.04.17

Capitalism Is a Farmer’s Best Friend
Jamin Hübner, FEE

Driverless tractors will probably be commercially available within two years.

How Do I Glorify God in My Job?
John Piper, Desiring God

Everything we do, from morning till night, is to be done in a Godward way, in reliance on his grace.

Why people distrust government
Arnold Kling, askblog

I think we need to come up with a catchier phrase to describe the belief that modern society’s problems are easily solved by people with the right motives.

The False Promise of Big Government
Patrick M. Garry, The Imaginative Conservative

Big government often hurts the very people it purports to help—the poor, the working class, and the middle class. Actually, the problem is worse than that: Big government frequently props up the rich, the powerful, and the politically connected.

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).