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Russell Moore: "Don't Call Me Evangelical...For Now"


In a presidential election year there's a lot of talk in the media about the so-called "evangelical voter."

The leading Republican contenders are fighting hard to win those coveted evangelicals, but this crazy primary season has one evangelical leader shunning the term altogether.

Dr. Russell Moore heads the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.

In a recent Washington Post editorial, he said he's begun to hate the word "evangelical" and for now, he's just calling himself a "Gospel Christian."

Click the player to watch CBN News' interview with Dr. Moore on the topic.

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