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February., 2009:

Why I Believe Christians Should Call For Healthcare Reforms

By John “Hai” Knapp

Many Christians are against healthcare reforms. The buzz words come up that it is “socialized medicine” and “we have the world’s best healthcare; why tamper with that?” Do we really have the world’s best health care for everybody? No, we are 37th, according to the World Health Organization. Yes, we have a system that works very well for the very rich. I find it incredible, a paradox.... more

Other columns:

“I Don’t Want To Pay For Your Healthcare!”
(January, 2010)

Why I Believe Christians Should Call For Healthcare Reforms (February, 2009)

Critical Times (January, 2009)

Etta Harper: A Woman Who Changed Lives And The Benton Harbor Community  (November, 2008)


Hundreds Stand Against Racism in Louisiana Neighborhood  (September, 2008)

Religious Freedom For All Americans Is Threatened In Pinkney Persecution  (August, 2008)

Hands Up Ministries Abuses The Poor!  (July, 2008)

‘Wake Up! Benton Harbor, Michigan—It’s Time to Make a Difference’  (June, 2008)

Community Warrior Lauded As Flint Celebrates Labor's Forgotten Day  (June, 2008)

Forgotten Men Outreach Mission  (May, 2008)

"Rising up a community... Adopt-A-Block Brings Positive Change"  (April, 2008)

Former Homeless Man…Making a Difference for Jesus!  (March, 2008)

The Killer of the Sheep  (February, 2008)

The Holidays—A Time for Giving  (January, 2008)

'Let's be Christlike leaders'  (Nov./Dec., 2007)

The Homeless Need Love Too  (October, 2007)

Communism and Christianity  (July, 2007)

Fighting for our youth  (June, 2007)

The idolatry of capitalism  (May, 2007)

New Tent City Formed in Fla.  (February, 2007)

How to end poverty (January, 2007)

Author of new AIDS book says, ‘We're all part of this earth and the health of one person affects the health of us all' (November, 2006)

Hunger and eating  (October, 2006)

Is Florida becoming the meanest state in the US? (September, 2006)

Health care is a sacred human right  (August, 2006)

Poverty and Empire  (July, 2006)

"What you did for the least of these, you did for me."  (June, 2006)

Our unity makes us strong  (May, 2006)

Journey for Justice through California's Central Valley begins April 13  (April, 2006)

'We are a whole group'  (March, 2006)

The Spirituality of Politics  (January, 2006)

Performing the Gospel Life in Response to the Cry of the Poor  (November, 2005)


The cries of our people  (October, 2005)

World view, philosophy, and anti-globalization  (September, 2005)

Will the Poor Always Be With Us?  (August, 2005)

The Risks of Following Jesus  (July, 2005)

A Postmodern Theology of Culture, the Arts, and Social Justice for the 21st Century  (June, 2005)

Change Not Charity: Principles for Our Churches  (May, 2005)

Churches issue joint ecumenical statement on Bush's 2006 federal budget  (April, 2005)

Where was God in the Tsunami?  (February, 2005)

Moral Values? Bring It On!  (January, 2005)

War: A Call to Inner Life

Fear, Love, and Foreign Policy  (October, 2004)

Health in the Bible  (September, 2004)

The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes  (August, 2004)

'Whoever is not against us is for us' (Mark 9:39)  (July, 2004)

Woe unto you that make unjust laws  (May-June, 2004)

Paul was a survivor  (April, 2004)

The Real Jesus  (March, 2004)

Apocalyptic Visions  (February, 2004)

The Soldiers At My Front Door  (January, 2004)

The Kingdom of God is near  (November, 2003)

The Woodcrest Collective: Peace, family, justice, and community  (September, 2003)

Using Soul Force to Fight for Peace  (June 16, 2003)

For Whom the Bell Tolls  (Mid-March, 2003)

Journal of an alien street priest  (March, 2003)

Remembering Philip Berrigan  (February, 2003)


Holiday of Hope  (November, 2002)

Why I enlisted in the struggle for justice and social change  (October, 2002)

Save the Soul of America March and Caravan builds Economic Human Rights Campaign  (September, 2002)

'I will commit to your kingdom'  (August, 2002)

Let us starve the terror by binding ourselves not to become it  (July, 2002)

The sword of the spirit: A report by the National Religious Committee of LRNA  (June 2002)

Personal testimony of an Israeli Refusenik  (May, 2002)

Shifting the paradigm  (April, 2002)

To my future child  (March, 2002)

A Review: 'Be not afraid'  (March, 2002)

A revolution of values  (February, 2002)

The Tikkun Community Founding Statement  (January, 2002)

PT Radio: Religion and Terrorism (Real Audio / MP3)

March for Compassion and Spiritual Renewal  (November, 2001)

Will we let this tragedy destroy us, or make us stronger?  (October, 2001)

Deny them their victory: A religious response to terrorism  (October, 2001)

Exodus march from Silicon Valley  (September, 2001)

Christian Ethics and Economic Revolution  (August, 2001)

"We must heed the spiritual call to revolutionary change"  (July, 2001)

LRNA forms National Religious Committee  (July, 2001)

Nueva Esperanza -- New Hope  (June, 2001)

Ministry to the poor fights for a new society  (June, 2001)

A critique of faith-based initiatives: There but for the grace of God ...  (May, 2001)

Book Review: "Spirit Matters" by Michael Lerner  (April, 2001)

Revolutionary ideas in the religious movement  (March, 2001)

The ecumenical spirit  (February, 2001)

An opportunity to shine - An interview with the Rev. Bruce Wright  (January, 2001)