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).

Posts by Joe Carter

PowerLinks 04.04.19

Pastor Parking Paves the Way for Controversial Church Taxes Kate Shellnut, Christianity Today Some congregations will file taxes for the first time to comply with a new 21 percent tax on employee parking. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.03.19

No, Biblical Israel Isn’t an Argument that God Ordained Nationalism David French, National Review God was preserving a people, not a form of government applicable to other peoples. Don’t rely on the minimum wage in the fight against poverty Len Shackleton, CapX Contrary to what some may believe, minimum wage hikes don’t necessarily benefit the poor. Continue Reading...

The U.S. money supplies

Note: This is post #117 in a weekly video series on basic economics. What exactly is money? That may seem like a really simple question, but it’s actually kind of complicated, notes economist Alex Tabarrok. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.02.19

How to Convince Your Neighbor Marxism is Bad for America (A Starter Kit) Bruce Ashford Karl Marx’s thought has proven itself an unmitigated disaster in its historical instantiations. The primary reason is that Marxism offers itself as an alternative to God’s revelation and salvation in Christ. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 04.01.19

Socialism for Thee, But Not for Me Jim Geraghty, National Review Most of today’s socialists, either don’t understand socialism, or want it implemented in a way that doesn’t really touch their lives. Continue Reading...

No, Mr. President, we don’t need more socialist policies

One hundred years ago, automaker Henry Ford announced in a meeting that in the future his company was going to build only one model of car, that the model was going to “Model T,” and that, “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black.” Increasingly, Americans are finding they have the same choice in government: You can have any economic policy you want so long as it’s socialism. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.29.19

What Most Critics of “Markets” Get Wrong about Entrepreneurs Per Bylund, Mises Wire Practically all critiques of markets are fundamentally ignorant and never address the actual issue. And they’ve been ignorant in the same way for about (at least?) a century. Continue Reading...