PowerLinks – 04.23.13

The Triumph of Capitalism R.R. Reno, First Things Since the fall of the Soviet Union, free markets have ruled without much in the way of resistance. As a consequence, for the most part our political problems now involve coming to terms with the global triumph of capitalism. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 04.22.13

Electric Cars and Crony Federalism Rich Tucker, The Foundry The bottom line is that governments shouldn’t be using taxpayer dollars to push certain products or technologies. Business, Entrepreneurship, And A Vatican Think Tank Alejandro Chafuen, Forbes Today, most of the topics dealing with economics and free enterprise are handled by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 04.19.13

Ambition Explains America: From Benjamin Franklin to Ronald Reagan Rich Danker, Public Discourse As an essential part of our character and a reason for our nation’s exceptionalism, ambition in America has been portrayed both as a sentiment to be contained and a virtue to be cultivated. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 04.18.13

Religion: A Public or a Private Right? Susan Hanssen, Public Discourse Our public debate about religious liberty is missing a clear definition of religion. The absence of that definition has generated confusion, frustration, shrill voices, and short tempers. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 04.17.13

Why Study the Didache? Tom O’Loughlin, Nottingham University The earliest Christian community at work and in prayer. The first how-to manual for the Church. Once Supporters, Baptists Now Shirk Earth Day Aaron Weave, Ethics Daily When Earth Day began in 1970, Baptists actively supported the need for greater regulations to protect the planet. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 04.16.13

Work Is the Best Way Out of Poverty, Most Americans Agree Ashley Shelton, The Foundry Most Americans believe “work is the best solution for poverty,” according to a recent Rasmussen Report. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 04.15.13

Leadership as Stewardship, Part Two Albert Mohler Convictional leaders are called to fulfill a stewardship of breathtaking proportions. The knowledge that our calling is the stewardship is both liberating and limiting. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 04.12.13

Wealth from A Christian Perspective Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics A sincere young man who was just starting his career asked, “As I continue to work and earn more money, should I at some point restrict the amount of my income?” School voucher bill headed to full Texas Senate Will Weissert, Houston Chronicle A Texas Senate committee on Thursday approved a high-profile school voucher plan, sending it to the full chamber for what could be a fierce floor fight. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 04.11.13

Is Self-Sacrifice Ultimately Selfish? Hugh Whelchel and Elise Amyx, The Gospel Coalition If joy is a fruit of the spirit, why would God want us to feel bad for doing something good? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 04.10.13

Margaret Thatcher, the Methodist Mark Tooley, Juicy Ecumenism Margaret Thatcher was forever the thrifty Methodist grocer’s daughter of Grantham. The Sound of Tyranny for German Home School Family Robert Knight, Townhall A courageous German Christian couple refused to hand over their children to the government schools and fled to America three years ago. Continue Reading...