Ray Moore (Chaplain, Lt. Col. USAR Ret.) is a South Carolina native and graduate of The Citadel and Grace Theological Seminary. He has served for over 35 years in pastoral ministry or as a director of a Christian organization. He has also been the recipient of the Bronze Start Medal for his role in Gulf War I. Now, Moore is poised for the number two spot in South Carolina government, as he filed last month to run for Lt. Governor of South Carolina. According to Moore, “My candidacy would be a message and agenda-oriented one, focusing on the theme, ‘What once was can be again. We would focus on a restoration of pro-life, pro-family, pro-private, Christian and home education and pro-sound money (or a return to the gold standard) principles.”
Additionally, Moore has served more than 15 years with Exodus Mandate, a group whose aim is to “encourage and assist Christian families to leave Pharaoh’s school system (i.e. government schools) for the Promised Land of Christian schools or homeschooling.” He is also a co-founder and member of the SC Sound Money committee.
“All too often many of these dear brethren have sent their children into harm’s way in the public schools to fulfill the Great Commission or be ‘salt and light.’ This tactical error has had tragic consequences,” he wrote.
Pointing out that 40% of elementary school children walk away from the visible church by the end of middle school and 80% by the end of high school, Moore laments, “The Christian church in America is truly in the middle of a generational crisis. We are losing our children, we are losing our civilization.”
He also makes a point I’ve made and that is the government school system is a clear violation of the First Amendment as it teaches secular humanism, which has been ruled a religion…
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