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 – 02.13.13

Pope Benedict (Cardinal Ratzinger) on the Gospel’s call to justice Michael Scaperlanda, Mirror of Justice My only personal encounter with Joseph Ratzinger was a few weeks before his election as Pope, when he celebrated Mass at St. Continue Reading...

Samuel Gregg on C-SPAN

Earlier this week at the Heritage Foundation, Acton Research Director Samuel Gregg argued that if our elected leaders don’t find the courage to reform the economy and government spending soon, the U.S. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 02.12.13

An Evangelical Looks at Pope Benedict XVI Russell D. Moore, Moore to the Point With Pope Benedict XVI’s shocking resignation this morning, evangelical Christians might be tempted to see this the way a college football fan might view the departure of his rival team’s head coach. Continue Reading...

Resource Page on Pope Benedict XVI’s Resignation

Today Pope Benedict XVI issued a statement that he was renouncing his ministry as the Bishop of Rome, effectively abdicating as of February 28, 2013. The Acton Institute has created a resource page that will provide news and analysis of this historic event, and the election of a new pope. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 02.11.13

Full Text of Pope’s Declaration on his Resignation Vatican Radio Pope Benedict XVI on Monday said he plans on resigning the papal office on February 28th. Below please find his announcement. Continue Reading...

How a Democratic Education Reformer Became a Supporter of School Vouchers

Michelle Rhee isn’t afraid of controversy. In 2007 she took the job of chancellor of Washington, D.C. public schools, one of the worst districts in the country. Given a free hand by the city’s mayor, she instituted a number of reforms that, while modest and sensible (accountability, standardized testing), were considered “radical” by many residents of D.C. Continue Reading...

Economics Has Consequences

In this abridged version of the video series Economics for Everybody, R.C Sproul Jr. explains why it’s important for Christians to understand economics. Economics Has Consequences pulls together some of the key aspects of the original series into one film, including introductions to such basic principles of economics as stewardship, civil government, work, wealth, and entrepreneurism. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 02.08.13

Deciding Who Gets Religious Freedom: The Latest HHS “Accommodation” Matthew J. Franck, Public Discourse In the latest proposed version of the HHS mandate, the government presumes to say which employers get religious freedom and how much they get, but all religious employers are obligated to live out their beliefs and should have the freedom to do so. Continue Reading...