Category:Healthcare & Medicine
Recent media headlines have included a number of healthcare and medical issues that impact each of us on a personal level both the ethical challenges they pose and how they impact personal faith. This may be from the standpoint of bedside care by healthcare professionals, care-giving from the standpoint of family and friends, to the patient or surrogate decision-maker in determining care. From allocation of limited resources and the responsible limits of medical intervention to questions surrounding the interplay of faith, prayer, and medicine, what are proper Christian responses to these issues? This section explores denominational statements on leading issues in healthcare and medicine.