USA (MNN) — The reins of leadership are changing hands at Food for the Hungry as Benjamin Homan steps down as president to begin serving in a new role as
president of John Stott Ministries (JSM).
Since 2001, Homan led Food for the Hungry, "championing the
ministry's vision of meeting the physical and spiritual needs of the world's
poorest and most vulnerable people," according to FH's press release. FH
believes Homan will continue to serve with the same passion in his role with JSM.
Homan served as vice president at Covenant Theological Seminary before coming
In the U.S., David Evans will be replacing Homan, taking on the title of Global Executive Officer, International Programs. Evans is joined by two others, making up the Global Executive Office: Luis Noda, based in Latin
America, is Global Executive for Field Operations; and Peter Mawditt, from the U.K., is Global Executive for Strategic Services These officers oversee the 26
countries in which FH is involved, and Evans oversees the "development of resources,
programs and partnerships in support of Food for the Hungry's international
field activities," their press release said.
Prior to this position, Evans managed FH's government funded
Evans said in the press release, "I am honored to have the
opportunity to serve with Food for the Hungry in this new capacity. It's a very
challenging role, and I am thankful for the exemplary leadership that Ben
modeled for all our staff and volunteers around the world. We wish him the best
in his new position as president of John Stott Ministries."
Homan feels confident the current leaders of FH will continue
to do an excellent job of advancing their mission and vision. To learn more
about this mission and the work of Food for the Hungry around the world,
Pray that God will grant Evans and his team wisdom during this
time of transition.