In 2018, a host of Evangelical luminaries were busy building public profiles outside the usual churchy circles with frequent condemnation of the Trump administration. Foremost among them: Beth Moore.
A best-selling women’s Bible teacher with nearly a million Twitter followers, Moore became something of a media darling during the Trump years with extensive, sometimes front-page coverage in The Washington Post, USA Today, and The New York Times.
The Atlantic even dubbed her an “Evangelical Superstar” in a multi-page spread.
What Moore was most famous for in these secular press circles, however, wasn’t her commentary on the New Testament but her scathing criticism of the 45th President, especially his immigration policies.
The author was so committed to seeing Trump’s border plans reversed she put her name to a full-page ad in The Washington Post calling on the former President and Vice President to “help vulnerable immigrants.” “We are troubled,” she said along with her fellow signatories, “by the dramatic reduction in arrivals of refugees