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NIV Bible Publisher Picks Persecuted Church Advocate as CEO

Carl Moeller, formerly of Open Doors USA and Saddleback Church, turns his attention to Biblica.
NIV Bible Publisher Picks Persecuted Church Advocate as CEO
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The former president of Open Doors USA will soon lead the New International Version’s publishing company. Biblica has selected former pastor and ministry leader Carl Moeller to replace outgoing CEO Doug Lockhart, effective October 14.

“[Moeller's] unique combination of global experience, organizational leadership, and ministry mindedness is exactly what we need as we help millions of people around the world connect more deeply with the Scriptures,” stated Rob Gluskin, chair of Biblica’s board of directors. (Full statement below.)

Moeller served for nine years as president and CEO of Open Doors before resigning in 2012 to serve as president and managing partner of Sequoia Global Resources, a philanthropic investment firm he founded. A staunch advocate for the persecuted church who challenged Western stereotypes of it, he also previously worked as a pastor at Rick Warren's Saddleback Church.

“Biblica has been doing kingdom work for over 200 ...

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