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Evangelicals and Trump, reading the Standard

This week’s letters focus on evangelicals’ support for Donald Trump and the observations of a longtime Baptist Standard reader.

       
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Parents should receive vouchers

The letter this week challenged a recent editorial opposing the current push in the Texas Legislature for educational vouchers.

       
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President Trump, powerful words, needed discipleship

This week’s letters focused on President Donald Trump and on articles by columnists Jake Raabe and Garrett Vickrey

       
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Matching the budget shortfall; patriotism defined

Letters this week responded to an article about how much money churches would need to contribute to offset social-welfare cuts in President Trump’s proposed budget and a recent editorial on patriotism.

       
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Music, SBC and Shariah

Letters this week addressed a column on songwriting, the Southern Baptist Convention’s resolution decrying the alt-right movement and Shariah law.

       
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Capital punishment, gay pride, Trump’s budget, actions and consequences

Letters this week focused on the death penalty, gay pride, the consequences of President Trump’s proposed federal budget and the actions of an Arkansas pastor/judge.

       
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Bad editorials and good missionaries

Letters this week aired disagreements with Baptist Standard editorials and praised helping missionaries.

       
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Will the church do what is needed?

A letter this week responded to last week’s editorial about the need for Christians to knit safety nets for society.

       
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Golden Rule, leaving church

Letters this week focus on editorials about the Golden Rule and walking away from faith.

       

Does the church need the Johnson Amendment?

A Texas Baptist pastor asks whether the church really needs the government to protect it from politics.

       
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Trump and foreign aid; Trump and the NRA

Letters this week focus on a recent editorial about President Trump’s plans for foreign aid, as well as his speech to the National Rifle Association

       
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Capital punishment, profs' confession

This week’s letters focus on the state of Arkansas’ desire to execute seven inmates in 11 days and a recent statement of political sins by Texas Baptist religion professors.

       
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Propriety among genders, and a great pastor

Letters this week focused on Meredith Stone’s column on Vice President Mike Pence’s rule about never dining alone with anyone other than his wife, as well as the “Deep in the Hearts of Texans” column by Jacob West.

       
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Health care ethics, Moore and Southern Baptists, mental health care

Letters this week focus on the ethics of the Affordable Care Act, the Southern Baptist Convention’s response to ethics leader Russell Moore and the current Texas debate over mental health care.

       
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A parent argues in favor of education voucher bill

A Christian parent says the state's proposed education voucher bill would support civil rights and help parents and their children.
       
 
 
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