After nine years as president and CEO of leading persecution ministry Open Doors USA, Carl Moeller announced this week that he is resigning in order to become president and managing partner of Sequoia Global Resources, which seeks to bridge the investment and philanthropy communities in order to make fundraising-driven ministries self-sustaining.
"[Persecuted Christians] have taught me so much about being faithful in the midst of suffering," Moeller said in his announcement. "My prayer is that more Christians in the West become informed about persecution and unite as one in supporting persecuted believers."
Open Doors has appointed Steve Ridgway, executive director of Northwest Network Foundation and a nine-year board member, as interim CEO.
Open Doors USA provides support for persecuted Christians in the most dangerous countries in the world, including North Korea. According to its mission statement, Sequoia Global Resources aims to "build sustainable partnerships that transform lives through ...1