Meet the Founder and President:
Ray Harker is the director
of Liberty Lighthouse, a teaching ministry dedicated to God's cultural mandate and a Biblical worldview. He is a renowned
expert on political ideology and competing worldviews.
Ray is an author
(God in Government and Solid Food for the Soul), a syndicated writer, public speaker, and conservative activist.
His political and cultural commentaries have been featured in newspapers and online publications.
Ray has appeared on television and radio. He's traveled widely to speak at church groups and political organizations.
Ray Harker was a Luzerne County Republican Committeeman who is highly regarded among GOP inner
circles for his behind-the-scenes work that got Republicans elected.
this work, Ray was the 2012 recipient of the Storm Politics Lightning Bolt Award, recognizing him as among the top-10 most
influential political figures in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
Radio-Television-Film (RTF) at Temple University and completed the Advanced Biblical Studies program at Liberty University.
Mr. Harker strategically partnered with Cedarville University's Center for Political Studies and he once spoke
at Liberty University's Helms School of Government.
He has collaborated
with key Christian political figures such as Chuck Colson, Jerry Falwell, Tony Perkins and Gary Bauer.
In 2012, Ray organized and hosted a Conservative Voter Rally at the Genetti's Ballroom. It
was the first such event ever to be held in NE Pennsylvania, which attracted prominant speakers and guests from all over the
Over the years, he also held free public screenings of documentary
films which included award-winning, politically motivated, Christian films like Runaway Slave, Indocrination,
In 2014, Ray sold his business (EnviroSMART)
so that he could pursue his work with Liberty Lighthouse full-time.
2016, many evangelicals and Republicans began to drift away from our country's founding principles and a Christian worldview
toward "Trumpism," thereby abandoning many of the values that Ray taught and promoted.
Mr. Harker, a Ted Cruz supporter at the time, was forced to resign as GOP Committeeman for refusing to endorse Trump
during the GOP primaries. Ray stood by his principles, knowing that the endorsement of a candidate by the local party during
primary elections is against the bylaws and traditions of the GOP.
now registered as an Independent, still a staunch Conservative, and supports the Constitution Party's platform.
He is now enjoying a short hiatus from public politics while dabbling in some new objectives
for LLM and generating renewed interest and support.