Faith That Heals Blog

Tax reform and health care: what’s at risk?

The tax proposal moving through Congress right now would irresponsibly add $1.5 TRILLION to the national debt. Congressional leaders say they will make up that deficit with massive future cuts to Medicare and Medicaid. The tax reform bill passed the House Ways and Means Committee today and could pass the House as early as next week. The Senate will Read More »

DACA: A Call to Action and Prayer

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ~A guest post from Morgan Stafford. Earlier this week, the announcement was made that the current presidential administration intends to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, commonly known as DACA. Created in 2012, DACA has provided temporary protection from deportation and legal work authorization for about Read More »

What is The United Methodist Church’s position on health care reform?

The United Methodist Church has been a strong advocate for a comprehensive health care system that includes access for all, quality care, and effective management of costs. General Conference charged the General Board of Church and Society with the “primary responsibility for advocating health care for all in the United States Read More »