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Carl Arthur Moeller, Ph.D.


Tel: 949-394-4684

Professional info

Dr. Carl Moeller is an experienced and dedicated leader with keen insight into how to make an organization succeed.  Personable, direct, and visionary, Dr. Moeller empowers those in his organizations to rise to their full capacities and potential. A compelling and passionate speaker, Dr. Moeller enables audiences to clearly grasp a strategic vision and engage with challenges head on.  Broadly educated in science, theology, education, and organizational leadership he brings a unique breadth of experience to the organizations he serves. Comfortable in multicultural settings, having worked in over 75 countries, Dr. Moeller is a leader who is conversant in world affairs, economics, and spirituality.

Work experience

Biblica - The International Bible Society
2014 - 2017
Dr. Moeller led Biblica through a strategic growth realignment for greater impact.  He initiated programs that provided a 350% increase in donors, more than 12.5 billion digital scripture engagements over 3 years, and streamlined the organization for maximized partner relations.  Dr. Moeller led Biblica to become the premier Bible partner organization in the world; enabling Biblica to become a "one stop" scripture strategy partner for over 880 partner organizations. Biblica has translated the Bible into the world's most spoken languages, and Biblica is the translation sponsor and publisher of the New International Version® (NIV®) Bible, the world’s leading contemporary English translation. It also has full Bibles translations in more than 80 other strategic languages worldwide.


Sequoia Global Resources
Principal and Founder

2012 - 2014

2010 - present

2010 - present

Dr. Moeller founded Sequoia in association with a South African $12B business dedicated to expanding Christian social impact globally• In 10 months, they raised $1.4M to empower investors to engage with sustainable and reproducible solutions to global problems. • He currently consults with international business leaders, non-profit leaders, and solution providers. 

Open Doors, USA
President and CEO

2003 - 2012

For nine years, Dr. Moeller led this national organization, successfully impacting millions of Christians in over 60 countries, through direct support, encouragement, and advocacy.  During his tenure, Open Doors USA experienced 75% growth in size, raising over $100 million USD to provide support materials and awareness for those who are persecuted and to enhance religious liberty worldwide.

Saddleback Church

Pastor to Single Adults

2000 - 2003

As a pastor at one of the nation's largest and most influential churches, Dr. Moeller led the ministry to single adults, with over 2200 in small groups. He often spoke internationally to audiences on leadership development, small group ministry, and singles issues. Dr. Moeller became a national thought leader in single adult ministry during this time. 



Doctor of Philosophy, 2003
Educational Leadership and Policy
University of Utah

Master of Divinity, Cum Laude 1993
Church History Emphasis
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Bachelor of Science, 1983
Pennsylvania State University

Academic Roles


Biola University, La Mirada, California

Adjunct Faculty, BOLD Program and Masters of Leadership Programs 2002 – 2009

Trinity International University, Law and Graduate School,

Santa Ana, California

Adjunct Faculty & Board of Advisors : 2008 – Present

Salt Lake Theological Seminary, Salt Lake City, Utah

Board Member    2002 – 2008

  Evangelical Free Church of America, January 2000

   Proficient in German (Reading, Speaking)

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