Daniel Darling, author, pastor, speaker / Posts tagged "liberals"

The Church and Health Care

This election cycle, health care has dominated the news. We've had the nomination of former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, whose state health care plan was considered a liability in the GOP primary. We've had the conservative opposition to President Obama's health care plan (now universally labeled Obamacare, even by supporters). And then we recently had the very surprising verdict of the Supreme Court to uphold Obamacare, with the majority opinion written by conservative justice, John Roberts. How should Christians think about this issue? I've been a bit conflicted. On the one hand, most evangelicals are against Obamacare, mainly because it is seen as a one-size-fits-all government takeover of the health care industry. I've read a lot of evangelicals who lament the loss of our freedom, with a government empowered to make us buy insurance. There is also much concern about the HHS mandates which force religious institutions to cover the cost...

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