Author: Luke Moon

Luke Moon

Luke Moon is the Deputy Director of the Philos Project. Prior to that, Luke served as business manager for the Institute on Religion and Democracy, and, before that, as a missionary with Youth with a Mission for 12 years. Luke has lived, worked, and taught in over 45 countries, and has advocated on a number of human rights issues along the way. He holds a BA in Biblical Studies from the University of the Nations and an MA in Global Politics from Regent University. Luke is also an ordained Southern Baptist minister.



2017: A Year of Anniversaries

By Luke Moon Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Three important anniversaries will occur this year, including that of the Protestant Reformation, the Balfour Declaration, and the Six-Day War.

Getting Lost in the Noise of the Refugee Debate

By Luke Moon Thursday, February 2, 2017

As you react to Trump’s recent executive order, remember that truly loving refugees means defending them where they are. Not using them as political pawns.

Jeff Fortenberry Introduces Congressional Resolution to Establish a Safe Haven for Religious Minorities in the Nineveh Plains

By Luke Moon Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The Philos Project is honored to be part of the team that presented a Congressional resolution to establish a safe haven for religious minorities in Iraq.

An Open Letter to United Methodists Considering Divestment

By Luke Moon Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The United Methodist Church is meeting to discuss several resolutions relating to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, including divestment.

The Philos Project Praises the State Department for Determining that the Islamic State is Committing Genocide in Iraq and Syria

By Luke Moon Monday, March 21, 2016

New York, NY – March 17, 2016 — This morning, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the United States…

Organizations call on Secretary Kerry and the State Department to Recognize the Christian Genocide

By Luke Moon Sunday, March 20, 2016

New York, NY – March 9, 2016 — In response to a U.S. State Department investigation of the Islamic State’s…

Passages College Student Program Launches

By Luke Moon Saturday, January 16, 2016

NEW YORK, NEW YORK——The highly anticipated Passages program – which was announced in May – has successfully kicked off its…

Empowered21 Outreach Canceled in Jordan and Bethlehem

By Luke Moon Monday, June 1, 2015

Supporters of a Palestinian state should be deeply concerned about its commitment to religious liberty. What happened at Empowered21 justifies that concern.

New Covenant Journey Program: Trips to Israel for Christian Student Leaders Unveiled at Israeli Embassy

By Luke Moon Monday, May 11, 2015

New program will bring hundreds of Christian students to Israel this year to see the Bible’s past and present, build bridges with Israel and Israelis, and share their experiences back home in America.

It’s Time to Learn About Genocide

By Luke Moon Thursday, April 9, 2015

April is genocide awareness month. It is the month where we mark the anniversary of the Siege of Sarajevo, the Rwanda Genocide, the Cambodia Genocide, and the Armenian Genocide. It is also an important time as we are witnessing the genocide against Assyrian and other Religious minorities at the hands of ISIS executioners.