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Michael Wear
Michael Wear is senior vice president of Values Partnerships. He previously led faith outreach for President Obama’s 2012 campaign and served in the White House faith-based initiative. You can follow Michael on twitter at @MichaelRWear.

Entries by Michael Wear

President Obama's Strong Choice to Advance International Religious Freedom

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2014 | 2:39 PM

Yesterday, President Obama nominated Rabbi David Saperstein to serve as the United States' Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Freedom. Saperstein would be the first non-Christian to serve in the role.

Today, Joshua DuBois really lays out in The Daily Beast why this appointment is so important, and why Saperstein is such a...

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The Government Shutdown and the Moral Arrogance of our Politics

(5) Comments | Posted October 21, 2013 | 9:01 AM

"The media keeps asking, was it worth it? My answer is that it is always worth it to do the right thing."

This is not a statement from the one of America's founders, justifying our nation's fight for independence. Nor is it the rhetoric of a 19th...

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The Evangelical Church and Racial Reconciliation

(68) Comments | Posted July 25, 2013 | 4:56 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. famously wrote in his book Stride Toward Freedom that "it is appalling that the most segregated hour in Christian America is eleven o'clock on Sunday morning." We have heard this line often since the Zimmerman verdict. But King meant this as more than an observation;...

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