Healthcare Reform’s Public Option and the Ezekiel Mandate

January 29, 2009

~ Rev. Jackson Day

Some of the values people of faith bring to discussion of health care are inclusivity and stewardship.  We’re hard put to justify the notion that there are some people who don’t deserve health care, so our faith groups tend to talk of health care as a right.  And when it comes to paying for it, we think in terms of stewardship, getting the best result for the resources expended, because we think it’s about using God’s resources to accomplish God’s will, and that’s not to be taken lightly. Read the rest of this entry »