“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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More resources:

Donald Trump suggests he was audited because of his ‘strong Christian faith.’  – Washington Post

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Donald Trump Promises First Baptist Dallas Pastor He Will Legalize ‘Strong Christian Lobby’ – D Magazine

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Donald Trump: ‘Nobody Reads Bible More Than Me; John Kerry Hasn’t Read the Bible’ – Christian Post

Donald Trump: ‘Nobody Reads Bible More Than Me; John Kerry Hasn’t Read the Bible’Christian Post. Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump has made a number of comments about the Bible in the past few days, from suggesting that Secre …

 

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