Christian Healthcare Ministries – Financial Case Study

Introduction In my previous post, I compared specific qualifications for four major Healthcare Cost Sharing Ministries (HCSMs). In addition to knowing what the qualifications are, several people have asked about what happens when its time to actually share expenses. For some, the question is simply whether any expenses are ever … Continue reading

Healthcare Cost Sharing Ministries – Participation Qualifications

Introduction Rapidly rising health insurance costs and, for the last several years, the penalty tax provisions of the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) have generated considerable interest in alternatives to health insurance. One alternative that is exempt from penalty under the ACA is participating in a religious healthcare cost sharing ministry … Continue reading

2016 Election – Encouragement – My Thoughts Part 2

The 2016 U.S. presidential election is unique in this unfortunate way: the two major party candidates are the most unpopular candidates in (at least modern) American history. Their unpopularity is for good cause in both cases. Yet many people are likely to vote for one or the other, thereby imposing … Continue reading

2016 Election – My Thoughts Part 1

This is Part 1 of 2 of what I have to say about the 2016 election. The major political parties have made foolish choices in nominating Presidential candidates, and I expect most American voters to make more foolish choices next week. Even so, I want to share a couple of … Continue reading

Health Care Sharing Ministries and Freedom

Health Care Sharing Ministries (HCSMs) have become an increasingly frequent topic of conversation due to their exemption from the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA has made itself rather unaffordable this year with large penalties for not buying unaffordable insurance. Consequently, people have become interested in finding a more affordable … Continue reading

Faith and Liberty part two

In response to my previous entry, Tony pointed out my preposterous, if not confusing, statement: “I’m not shocked that fewer than half of the Denver MSA’s 2 Million residents attended this event.” (Note: MSA means Metropolitan Statistical Area) He replies, “This seems to say that although you were not shocked … Continue reading

FSP @ Faith and Liberty conference

The Free State Project had a table at the Faith and Liberty Conference in Denver, CO last Saturday, July 24th, 2010. The Faith and Liberty Conference brought together people who have adopted that seemingly rare (these days) combination of Christian theology and libertarian political philosophy. Chuck Baldwin and Alan Keyes … Continue reading