Burden Bearing:

How should Christians respond to the medical needs of the community? What paradigms are believers adopting for the delivery of healthcare? Throughout the history of the church, Christians have been actively involved in the provision and funding of healthcare. But for the past fifty years, these questions have been treated as if they were political issues reserved for the state rather than matters to be handled by the church.
Some members of the evangelical community, though, are beginning to reassert this Biblically-mandated role and are the subject of a recent Washington Post article on ‘

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Joe Carter

Joe Carter founded Evangelical Outpost in 2005. He is the web editor for First Things and an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. A fifteen-year Marine Corps veteran, he previously served as the managing editor for the online magazine Culture11 and The East Texas Tribune. Joe has also served as the Director of Research and Rapid Response for the Mike Huckabee for President campaign and as a director of communications for both the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity and Family Research Council. He is the co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicaton.