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Over 800 faith leaders endorse Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff

Effort led by New Moral Majority and Faithful America showcases wide, diverse support in Georgia and from prominent national voices.

ATLANTA — With just one week of voting left, over 800 faith leaders signed on to endorse Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in the Georgia U.S. Senate Election through a letter of endorsement created by the faith-based organization New Moral Majority. The letter was also shared with Faithful America members. It includes Georgia faith leaders announcing their public support, as well as an unprecedented list of notable voices like Brian McLaren, Jaqui Lewis, Jennifer Butler, Harry Knox, Joshua Lesser, Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, John Pavlovitz, Michael-Ray Mathews, Robert Lee (great-grandson of Robert E. Lee), and more. A full list can be found here.

Throughout their campaigns, Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue have relentlessly attacked the faith and character of both Rev. Dr. Warnock and Ossoff. This historic action shows the commitment of faith leaders to elect political leaders who will enact legislation for the good of all – to work for human decency, ensure the economic well-being of all citizens and advance the common good.

“The time has come to take significant steps to bring justice and equity to all in our country. We need to welcome the stranger, love our neighbor and stand up for those most vulnerable by electing moral leaders like Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff.”
— Rev. Dr. David Key, Sr., Founding Pastor, Lake Oconee Community Church, Greensboro, GA

“Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock, a native son of Savannah, pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and a spiritual descendant of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Jon Ossoff, a young, energetic Jewish filmmaker, have centered their campaigns on the values of unity, justice, and healing. We want folks to know that we’re behind them in their cause to mount a historic upset against two wealthy politicians with deeply rooted familial names who haven’t shown much compassion for those we’re called by scripture to support.”
— Rev. Ryan M. Eller, Co-Founder and Executive Director of New Moral Majority

“Faithful America’s members are showing that faith informs the values of progressives and conservatives alike. This diverse group of faith leaders endorsing a new progressive vision is a witness to the hunger for changes that will benefit the least of these among us.”
— Rev. Colin Holtz, Faithful America Board president, Atlanta, GA



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