OneShare Health & Huckabee to Uphold Health Care Sharing Ministry's Vision
IRVING, TX--APRIL 2, 2020 -- Former Arkansas Governor and Republican presidential nominee Mike Huckabee has joined the Board of Directors at OneShare Health, an ACA-exempt Christian Health Care Sharing Ministry (HCSM) based in Irving, Texas.Huckabee, who maintains strong ties to the Christian church, said he was initially drawn to OneShare Health’s faith-driven vision.
Huckabee’s Christian faith plays a significant role in his private and public life. After graduating from high school, he attended Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, AR, where he majored in religion. Following his graduation, he went on to obtain his Master’s degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX, and was later ordained as a Baptist minister. During his 12-year tenure as a minister, Huckabee served as president of the Arkansas Baptist Convention, which he said helped spark his pursuit into major politics.
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Prior to being a front-runner in the Republican presidential primaries in 2008 and 2016, Huckabee served as the 44th Governor of the State of Arkansas from 1993 to 2007. In addition to educational reform, Huckabee continues to push for making wide-scale changes to American healthcare.
After joining OneShare Health’s Board of Directors, Huckabee said he appreciates the strides the company is making towards providing affordable healthcare options. “Truly consumer-focused healthcare resources are a rarity, and full transparency in the healthcare industry is something I’d like to see happen in my lifetime. I believe in OneShare’s goal of providing affordable and reliable healthcare to all Americans, and the fact that ‘Love Thy Neighbor’ is a driving force behind their operation, is a promising turn.
OneShare Health and I share a very common core of beliefs that our duty as Christians is to share in each other’s burdens; to go forth into the towns and cure the sick, to love thy neighbor and fulfill the goals and desires of Jesus Christ.”
About OneShare Health: OneShare Health is an ACA-exempt, non-profit, Christian Health Care Sharing Ministry (HCSM) based in Irving, Texas, that facilitates the sharing of medical expenses among individuals and families who are united by a set of shared religious beliefs. Healthcare sharing ministries are not traditional health insurance and do not accept risk or make guarantees regarding payment of bills submitted by members.
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