Johnnie Moore

Johnnie Moore is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Johnnie Moore

How we are giving Jewish Heritage Month the attention it deserves

By Johnnie Moore and Elan Carr — May 31, 2023
(RNS) — Most Americans would be surprised to hear that presidents have honored Jewish heritage 43 previous times.

Let’s save Ukrainian lives

By Johnnie Moore — February 25, 2022
(RNS) — The war in Ukraine could become a humanitarian crisis. Still, Americans can act to save lives.

Why evangelicals will support Donald Trump in 2020

By Johnnie Moore — August 26, 2020
(RNS) — President Donald Trump's commitment to pro-life policies, religious freedom and appointing conservative judges will keep evangelicals and other conservative Christians in his corner.

Christianity Today’s anti-Trump editorial misrepresents the evangelical masses

By Johnnie Moore — December 21, 2019
(RNS) — The editorial's chief contribution was to pull back the veil on the divide between self-proclaimed 'elite evangelicals' and the mass of Christians who support the president.

The Rev. Johnnie Moore: Expect new alliances and major transitions for traditional institutions

By Johnnie Moore — December 20, 2018
RNS asked some of the country’s top faith leaders, scholars and activists to consider what changes the religion landscape will see in 2019. Find all their predictions here. The digital age has produced the single greatest social experiment in human history, which has often behaved with the qualities of religion. And that experiment has broken beyond […]

Stop the ‘weaponization’ of religion in Pakistani politics

By Johnnie Moore — July 24, 2018
(RNS) For Pakistan’s Christians and minority Ahmadi Muslims, the run-up to Wednesday’s (July 25) elections has been terrifying. Now, without sustained pressure on the vote's winners, the country's religious minorities will soon face an existential threat. 

Evangelicals support Trump’s Jerusalem decision because we care about the Palestinians

By Johnnie Moore — December 18, 2017
JERUSALEM (RNS) — "We did not support the President’s decision because we favor Jews over Arabs nor for any obscure theological reasons like those speculated about, reported upon and sensationalized in recent days," writes Johnnie Moore. (COMMENTARY)

Evangelical Trump adviser: Why I won’t bail on the White House

By Johnnie Moore — August 24, 2017
(RNS) — 'I wouldn’t back down for the same reason I wouldn’t have left President Obama or Secretary Clinton had they asked me to be an adviser, even though I largely disagreed with their policies,' writes the Rev. Johnnie Moore. (COMMENTARY)

Trump is right: It’s moral and legal to prioritize persecuted Christians

By Johnnie Moore — February 7, 2017
(RNS) For far too long, our country has not done enough to help religious minorities in the Middle East via safe zones or refugee resettlement.
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