“America’s Pastor” Max Lucado Shares His Thoughts on Donald Trump

Max Lucado
Max Lucado. Courtesy of Prestonwood Baptist Church

Max Lucado on Presidential Candidate Donald Trump:  In a recent blog post by MaxLucado, he stated, “We appreciate decency. We applaud decency. We teach decency. We seek to develop decency. Decency matters, right? Then why isn’t decency doing better in the presidential race? ”

Mr. Lucado goes on to say, “I don’t know Mr. Trump. But I’ve been chagrined at his antics. He ridiculed a war hero. He made mockery of a reporter’s menstrual cycle. He made fun of a disabled reporter. He referred to the former first lady, Barbara Bush as “mommy,” and belittled Jeb Bush for bringing her on the campaign trail. He routinely calls people “stupid,” “loser,” and “dummy” … Read full story on maxlucado.com

In an article by Christianity Today, Max Lucado was asked the question, “So the tipping point for you came when Trump made outright claims of being a Christian and associated himself with evangelicals?”

Donald Trump - Presidential Candidate
Donald Trump – Presidential Candidate. Courtesy of Gage Skidmore and Flickr.com

Mr. Lucado responded by saying, “Yes. There was one occasion he held up a Bible. On another occasion, at Liberty University, he read from Scripture. On multiple occasions he’s said “Of course I’m a Christian.” There was a time in Iowa when he said “I’m a Christian,” and somebody asked about forgiveness and he said ‘I’ve never asked God for forgiveness.’ How does a person claim to be a Christian and never need to ask for forgiveness?”

On writing the blog about Mr. Trump, Max Lucado told Richard Clark from Christianity Today, ” I’ve never done anything like this. It’s an unprecedented act on my part. I do not want to continue this. I have no desire to police presidential candidates.” … Continue reading on ChristianityToday.com

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Love Never Fails: Inspirational Story of Joey and Rory Feek

Joey and Rory Feek – Christian Country Music:  In this video, the duo performs “When I’m Gone”.  The song was originally recorded for their 2012 album His and Hers, which peaked at No. 24 on Billboard Top Country Albums.

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Instead of attending the 2016 Grammy Awards show in Los Angeles, California, Rory Feek watched the event on television with his wife Mrs. Joey Feek, as she lay in bed.

In November 2015, Joey Feek entered hospice care just one month after ceasing cancer treatment. Be sure to visit Rory Feek’s blog as he continues to chronicle this inspiring story of what true love is all about.  http://thislifeilive.com

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Rolland and Heidi Baker (Iris Global) Missionaries to Mozambique, Africa and Beyond

Rolland and Heidi Baker - Iris Global Missionaries Mozambique

Heidi Baker (Iris Global): In this CBN interview, Dr. Baker shares the story of this Mozambique based ministry and introduces her book “Compelled By Love.” She tells how Jesus is showing himself through miracles and signs and wonders.

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Iris Global was established to participate in bringing the Kingdom of God to earth in all its aspects, but most especially through our particular calling to serve the very poor: the destitute, the lost, the broken and the forgotten in Mozambique and the world.

Heidi Baker – Harvest Missions School, Pemba, Mozambique

Through Iris Global, Rolland and Heidi Baker are committed to expressing a living and tangible response to those commandments that Jesus called greatest: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength,” and “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

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