E. Ray Moore (Chaplain, Lt. Col. USAR Ret.), has served for over forty years in pastoral ministry as a campus pastor, a congregational minister, an Army Chaplain or Director of a Christian ministry. Additionally, he has served as a campaign consultant or staff for several major political campaigns, including former Vice-President Dan Quayle’s first Senate race in 1980, former Congressman Mark Siljander’s first Congressional race in 1981 and Pat Robertson’s Presidential Campaign in 1986 to 1988.
A South Carolina native, he is a graduate of The Citadel with a B.A. in political science and was graduated from Grace Theological Seminary cum laude with a M.Div. (Master of Divinity) in 1974 and with a Th.M. (Master of Theology) in 1979. He served nineteen years as an Army Reserve Chaplain, retiring as Lt. Colonel in 1999. He was awarded the Bronze Star for service in Gulf War I.
Ray is married to the former Gail Laurens Pinckney of Charleston, South Carolina. They have four children and seven grandchildren. He and Gail were selected as S.C. Parents of the Year for 2000. Ray and Gail have had a long-term involvement in private Christian education or home schooling.
Ray, a co-founder of Frontline Ministries, Inc., currently serves as the President of the Board. Exodus Mandate is a project of Frontline Ministries, which focuses on prayer, revival and Christian education. Ray is the author of Let My Children Go and co-authored with his wife, Gail, The Promise of Jonadab: Building a Christian Family Legacy in a Time of Cultural Decline. He is also one of the Executive Producers of the 2011 award-winning film, IndoctriNation: Public Schools and the Decline of Christianity in America (Gunn Productions). He is script-writer and Executive Producer of the July 2015 released film, Escaping Common Core: Setting Our Children Free (Cutting Edge Films).