Author: Edwin

EMTALA hope

For those not in emergency care, EMTALA stands for Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act.  It is a law that says that everyone in our emergency departments must be treated without hospitals or doctors asking for...

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Killing

I was speaking to the father of a soldier not long ago.  He was relating that his son is having trouble coping with his time in Iraq.  Not only is he struggling over the loss of friends, not only over the horrible violence of...

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Altar Calls

An altar call is a fascinating thing. The congregation quietly sings the invitational from memory. The preacher softly compels saints and sinners alike to come to the altar for repentance or rededication. If he is like most...

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