Advice

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To keep from having a stroke by April over Donald Trump, who appears unlikely to do the sensible thing and give up his Twitter account, here’s my advice:

1. Remember that every ignorant, troubling tweet or comment–and they are coming at us like water from a fire hose right now–is not policy. Tune them out, as much as possible. (The man has a bad case of verbal diarrhea. He could learn a lot from Teddy Roosevelt’s maxim, “Speak softly, and carry a big stick.”) Watch what he does, not what he says.

2. I know this is hard, but assume he is not the Antichrist.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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