The late Michael Cromartie was nominated by President George W. Bush to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom in 2004, and served as its chair in 2005 and vice-chair in 2006. He appeared on television and radio programs including NPR’s All Things Considered and the ABC and CNN evening news. He was quoted in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The New Republic, U.S. News & World Report, and others. He published reviews and articles in First Things, Books & Culture, Crisis, The Washington Times, and Christianity Today, among others. He edited 10 books on topics including natural law, religion and politics, and foreign policy. He was also a co-host of a nationally broadcast weekly radio show called “Faith and Freedom.”
Before joining EPPC, he worked as a special assistant to Charles W. Colson at Prison Fellowship Ministries. A graduate of Covenant College, he holds an M.A. in justice from The American University.
He is survived by his wife, Jenny, and their three children.