R. York Moore serves as a National Evangelist for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship USA. He is the author of “Growing Your Faith by Giving it Away” and “Making All Things New: God’s Dream for Global Justice.” Moore is a frequently sought after speaker, and modern-day abolitionist. York has given the invitation for faith at the last two Urbana Missions Conferences and has led over 10,000 students to faith in Christ through his teaching and preaching ministry coast to coast over the last 20 years with InterVarsity.
Through his unique campus campaigns, “Justice Invitationals,” R. York Moore has been able to mobilize tens of thousands of faculty, students, churches, politicians, business leaders and others to passionately engage the issue of the commercial sexual exploitation of children while also challenging many “non and anti-churched” participants to follow Jesus Christ. Working widely with non-governmental and non-profit organizations, R. York Moore has been able to help forward the cause of front-line organizations in their work to fight human trafficking.
R. York Moore came to faith at the University of Michigan at the age of twenty as an Atheist philosophy honors student after a miraculous encounter with Jesus during an attempted suicide on Christmas Eve of 1989. Since his conversion, R. York Moore has shared Jesus with tens of thousands of university students and has helped lead InterVarsity to several consecutive years of the organization’s highest conversion numbers.
Who is R. York Moore
R. York Moore is a passionate and visionary leader with socio-cultural and relational intelligence. An effective communicator and orator, York casts vision and leads change through his communication skills on-line, in publications, and with crowds from 5-25,000. York has traveled the world, working with organizational leaders in their context to mobilize constituents and more effectively engage their mission. He has led change organizationally in large not-for-profit organizations and in church contexts and strives to integrate high-level ideas with attainable and actionable goals for the purpose of organizational transformation. York is a mobilizer of people and has effectively led tens of thousands of Millennials to actively pursue issues societal common good. York holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of Michigan and an MA in Global Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary. R. York Moore lives in Canton, MI with his wife and three kids.