Author Archives: Joe Carter

Joe Carter is an editor for The Gospel Coalition and the co-author of How to Argue Like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator. You can follow him on Twitter.

9 Things You Should Know About the Gosnell Infanticide and Murder Trial

What you should know about the case of America’s most prolific serial killer.

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Skip the Verse, Memorize the Book: Andrew Davis on Extended Bible Memorization

How can we keep our mind fixed on God’s Word when we keep it trapped in our Bibles?

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What Does 1 + 1 = 2 Mean? — Why Christianity Matters for Math (and Everything Else)

“Thinking Christianly” is not something we add on as an afterthought; it radically changes the nature of everything.

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Survey: Hispanics Leaving Catholicism, Becoming Either Evangelicals or Religiously Unaffiliated

Hispanics leaving Catholicism have tended to move in two directions.

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9 Things You Should Know About Prayer in the Bible

Do you know how many prayer are mentioned in the Bible (and how many were answered)?

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Why Family Is ‘Irreplaceable’

God’s heart is not for perfect families, but for those limping—if not being carried—along the path of redemption, forgiveness, hope, and grace.

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9 Things You Should Know About the National Day of Prayer

Nine things you should know about the day when people are asked “to turn to God in prayer and meditation.”

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Is Waterboarding How We “Baptize Terrorists”? – Sarah Palin, Enemies, and Christian Anthropology

In a speech to members of the National Rifle Association, gathered in Indianapolis this weekend, Sarah Palin made the borderline blasphemous remark about how she would treat terrorists.

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Under Which God? — The Pledge, Public Prayer, and Ceremonial Deism

Two recent stories show that when it comes to religion in the public square, most Americans are more comfortable with civil religion than with Christianity.

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China on Course to Become ‘World’s Most Christian Nation’

The number of Christians in Communist China is growing so steadily that by 2030 it could have more churchgoers than America.

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