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Editor’s observe: WORLD’s Aug. 27 problem generated greater than double the variety of letters we normally obtain, prompting us to publish an additional web page of reader suggestions.

The quilt for the Aug. 27 problem was too provocative for {a magazine} any age member of my household might see. Please contemplate this whenever you select paintings in your covers.
     —Ann Hemme / Strongsville, Ohio

Please inform us you had second ideas concerning the Aug. 27 cowl. We belief you to seem in our houses, the place our kids dwell. You’ve set a base factor earlier than their younger eyes and ours. Belief betrayed is difficult regained.
     —Lawrence Lucas / Moscow, Idaho

Congratulations on the gorgeous cowl, which pulls one in although the ­content material of the article is distressing.
     —David Constance / Deland, Fla.

Wow! Thanks for the brand new look. I used to be not a fan of the final makeover and even thought of not renewing. It was not a straightforward learn for my 50-something eyes.
     —Michele Harn / Williston, Tenn.

The most recent redesign has ­produced the all-time WORLD for my aged 87-year-old eyes. I’ve not been in a position to breeze via WORLD as I do now!
     —Peter Kushkowski / Portland, Conn.

I complained concerning the ­earlier redesign and am delighted to see the brand new WORLD—all the readability issues are gone! I need to say “thanks” and “nice job” after my earlier complaints.
     —Rebekah Matt / St. Louis, Mo.

For these of us who learn your journal for “dessert” on the finish of the day, it’s a extra enjoyable expertise—simpler on the eyes than the previous format!
     —Karen Davis / Exton, Pa.

Kudos to you all on a way more readable structure! We like maps right here in our classical homeschooling family, so we welcome the map header in International Briefs in addition to the informative sidebars.
     —Lauren Nichols / Fort Wayne, Ind.

A 12 months in the past, my subscription lapsed. Upon seeing the return to an easier-on-the-eyes font and structure, I’m sending in cost ­instantly. Thanks for a publication that challenges our pondering.
     —Ann Bailes / Anderson, S.C.

Thanks, Carl Trueman, for explaining how our ­society received so far concerning sexuality—I feel I lastly perceive! I pray the Lord will return women and men to readability in pondering, particularly those that affect essentially the most susceptible.
     —Beverly Lambert / Westminster, Md.

Your cowl story, whereas fascinating, was void of a lot Scripture. WORLD’s obvious drift towards a “Scripture-light” publication causes me to pause.
     —Kim Reed / Speedy Metropolis, S.D.

Trueman’s cowl story was essentially the most full, informative, however concise article I’ve learn concerning the cultural deviation away from Biblical and logical fact. I’m going to aim to get all of my youngsters to noticeably learn it.
     —Scott Keller / Snellville, Ga.

Kim Henderson conveyed effectively the guts of Valerie Elliot Shepard and her ­dedication to creating her dad and mom’ legacy recognized. She lives the calling with grace, love, and faithfulness to their recollections and God’s glory.
     —Chris Lipscombe / Gulfport, Miss.

I see the legacy of Jim and Elisabeth Elliot persevering with, and I pray my grandchildren’s grandchildren will know of their religion within the light and lowly Jesus they beloved and served.
     —John & Eva Herberich / Chattanooga, Tenn.

I used to be moved by the article on Christian colleges and particular wants. I’ve a daughter with Down syndrome, and I’ve been asking our church’s faculty to deal with this problem for years.
     —Christy Keyton / Dothan, Ala.

Sure, many Christian colleges don’t present a sturdy ­particular wants program, but it surely isn’t as a result of they don’t “worth” such college students. Colleges merely don’t have the cash, and that downside is not going to be solved by a “artistic mixture of tuition, authorities funding, and fundraising.”
     —Alan Pue / Fortress Pines, Colo.

There’s a nice want for Christians to help particular wants schooling for individuals who select to not plug into the general public faculty system.
     —Melissa Hodges / Aledo, Sick.

I don’t imagine the FBI crossed the Rubicon. I imagine Donald Trump did. The FBI has by no means achieved something like this earlier than as a result of we’ve got by no means had a president like Donald Trump earlier than.
     —James A. Avery / Charlottesville, Va.

Unprecedented? One reaps what one sows. I bear in mind when a presidential candidate entered political rallies to the cries of “Lock her up.” What goes round, comes round.
     —Glenn Palmer / Norfolk, Va.

Our former president’s habits and feedback crossed a number of Rubicons from which our nation might by no means get well. It isn’t shocking if a number of of these crossings have introduced him into authorized difficulties.
     —Phil McLain / Newberg, Ore.

Relating to your Again­grounder article: I say, “The emperor has no garments!”
     —Rebecca Blair / Albany, Ore.

The round definitions of feminine as “reverse of male” and male as “reverse of feminine,” whereas true, outline nothing. Satirically, and sure unintentionally, these definitions a minimum of assert the binary-ness of gender.
     —Ray Dobelstein / Ponte Vedra, Fla.

Astronomer Allison Kirkpatrick finds herself “mendacity awake at 3 within the morning questioning if every part I’ve achieved is incorrect.” It’s time to interpret the uncovering of historic proof in mild of the E book written by God, who created all galaxies.
     —Jorge A. Velez / Lengthy Seaside, Calif.

Though I agree with Lynn Vincent’s level in her column, there’s a sure tone of crassness that disturbed me. Can we not select phrases that replicate a speech and tone that’s all the time with grace in line with Colossians 4:6?
     —Jeannine Ramer / Uniontown, Ohio

I might actually really feel my smile develop as I learn Vincent’s inaugural column as government editor. As a longtime reader, I discovered nice aid and nice pleasure to learn extra Machen and fewer Keller between her strains—and all with a twinkle in her eye!
     —Noel Adams / Cedar Park, Texas

Two prepare motion pictures you could possibly have included in your record: Silver Streak with Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor and the very best prepare film ever, The Practice with Burt Lancaster and Paul Scofield.
     —Gerald Bonsall / St. Albans, Vt.

It appears virtually all good books characteristic “robust females.” I’d love a listing of books with admirable male leads. Youngsters ought to examine constructive characters of each sexes as they try to develop into the women and men God created them to be.
     —Gail MacDonald / Sewickley, Pa.

As an educator, I used to be thrilled to seek out books that held the eye of scholars who weren’t keen on studying. I had a ready record for the Jennie McGrady sequence by Patricia Rushford, with college students protecting one another studying faithfully in order that they might have the following ebook.
     —Ginny Shaffer / Newville, Pa.

Thanks for that includes Serial Killer: A True Crime Podcast. It’s robust listening, however the intrepid Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer don’t draw back from the reality.
     —Henny Bulten / Montgomery, Texas

Kermit Gosnell’s conceitedness and defensiveness about his evil deeds have been chilling. Hopefully, the Lord will carry him to see his evil deeds and search forgiveness and renewal in his life.
     —Jim Bates / Marshall, Texas


The Cedar Hill (Texas) Police Division investigated the incident of alleged abuse towards the daughter of Matt and Christi Bragg (“The record,” Sept. 24.).


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