Inspirational Network / Inspiration Ministries

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The Inspirational Network, Inc. (dba "Inspiration Ministries") is a non-profit religious organization which operates a ministry and several wholly-owned subsidiaries and related organizations.

The Inspirational Network, Inc. / Inspiration Ministries is a media based ministry that produces and distributes inspirational content through an international faith-based channel (Inspiration TV), an OTT app, and various print materials, social media outlets, and web sites. Wholly-owned subsidiaries and related organizations include INSP LLC (a domestic, commercial, general entertainment television network), Media-Comm (a tele-production facility), CrossRidge (a real estate development company), INSP Films (a movie production company) and Imagicomm Entertainment (a content distribution company). The parent non-profit "Inspiration Ministries" and its wholly-owned subsidiary/related organization "INSP LLC", have separate employees and officers.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Inspirational Network
PO Box 7750
Charlotte, NC 28241


Phone: 803-578-1899

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 570931093

CEO/President: David Cerullo

Chairman: David Cerullo

Board size: 7


Ruling year: 1994

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Our purpose is to cover the earth with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord as the waters cover the seas.

Our vision is to shine the light of the Gospel on every continent, in every major language group, through every form of technology.

Mission statement

Impacting People for Christ Worldwide Through Media.

Statement of faith

We believe that both Old and New Testaments constitute the Divinely-Inspired Word of God, which is inerrant in the originals.

We believe in one God existing eternally in three persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, became man without ceasing to be God, in order that He might reveal God and redeem sinful men.

We believe that the Holy Spirit came forth from the Father and the Son to convict the world of sin, of righteousness and of judgment; and to regenerate, sanctify, comfort, and seal those who believe in Jesus Christ.

We believe that man is totally depraved, in that of himself, he is utterly unable to remedy his lost condition.

We believe that salvation is the gift of God, that salvation is available to every person by grace, and that salvation is received by personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, whose atoning Blood was shed on the Cross for the forgiveness of sins.

We believe in the water baptism of Believers, symbolizing the Believer's union in the death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.

We believe in the observance of the Lord's Supper commemorating the sacrifice of our Savior for all mankind.

We believe the life of the Believer is to be separated from the world by consistent conduct before God and man, and is to be in the world as a life-giving light.

We believe in the personal, visible, and bodily return of the Lord Jesus Christ.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Radio/ TV Stations

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating1052 of 108528 of 28
Fund acquisition rating785 of 108819 of 29
Resource allocation rating1000 of 108825 of 29
Asset utilization rating1042 of 108527 of 28

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,831,412$2,416,779$2,073,349$2,314,361$2,091,258
Short-term investments$5,949,843$5,790,988$3,841,135$3,435,379$14,943
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$68,868,556$63,397,180$44,422,103$39,865,414$40,874,612
Long-term investments$127,287,998$127,287,998$59,637,158$0$510,125
Fixed assets$70,328,000$55,158,507$53,445,658$57,611,089$59,440,190
Other long-term assets$31,887,250$24,649,249$41,144,184$40,538,275$44,431,956
Total long-term assets$229,503,248$207,095,754$154,227,000$98,149,364$104,382,271
Total assets$298,371,804$270,492,934$198,649,103$138,014,778$145,256,883
Payables and accrued expenses$30,265,244$11,831,815$637,570$1,593,371$1,240,351
Other current liabilities$0$0$9,524$239,524$0
Total current liabilities$30,265,244$11,831,815$647,094$1,832,895$1,240,351
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$1,888,886$1,573,084$1,689,402$1,323,772$480,920
Total long-term liabilities$1,888,886$1,573,084$1,689,402$1,323,772$3,580,920
Total liabilities$32,154,130$13,404,899$2,336,496$3,156,667$4,821,271
Net assets20212020201920182017
Without donor restrictions$266,217,674$257,088,035$196,312,607$134,858,111$140,435,612
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$266,217,674$257,088,035$196,312,607$134,858,111$140,435,612
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$29,299,731$27,960,948$32,017,853$25,950,000$24,297,965
Program service revenue$1,853,144$1,414,665$3,574,222$3,661,335$3,790,438
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$10,106,102$1,257,028$3,610,256$995,709$520,332
Other revenue$2,166,918$2,126,047$1,839,614$1,046,230$1,046,230
Total other revenue$14,126,164$4,797,740$9,024,092$5,703,274$5,357,000
Total revenue$43,425,895$32,758,688$41,041,945$31,653,274$29,654,965
Program services$22,999,284$22,988,600$24,440,509$24,186,099$23,468,612
Management and general$8,814,345$8,641,536$10,421,348$9,386,281$8,008,671
Total expenses$34,706,581$34,634,103$38,991,742$37,230,775$34,917,137
Change in net assets20212020201920182017
Surplus (deficit)$8,719,314($1,875,415)$2,050,203($5,577,501)($5,262,172)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$8,719,314($1,875,415)$2,050,203($5,577,501)($5,262,172)


Charles David CerulloDirector / President & CEO$4,520,383
Dale S Ardizzone EsqGen Counsel & Corp Secretary$2,463,700
Robert I BraceCFO & Corp Treasurer$549,941
John Erick RoosEVP Corp Communications & Research$418,492
Barbara CerulloDir/EVP Organizational Development$409,919
Benjamin CerulloDir/EVP Ministry Outreach/COO Crossridge$396,364
David RobertsonCOO, Ministry Outreach & Operations$389,110
Mark A KramerEVP Media Operations & Technology Services$384,741
Gregory Richardson EsqVP Managing Attorney Legal & Business Affairs$283,751
Rebecca ZambranaVP Human Resources$214,608
Jack S PostellDirector of Security$179,384
Robert DicksonVP Partner Relations$175,986
Ruben LandaProducer III$157,498
Michael BlackVP Digital Initiatives & Marketing$146,602
Lisa Jo MouradianVP Inspiration TV & Inspiration TV on Demand$145,130
Angela YorkDirector of Facilities$141,333
William BaysingerSr Dir Media Planning & Syndication$135,060
Melissa ThorntonVP Corporate Communications$134,558
Benny Keith HymanDir of Property Maintenance & Warehouse$122,857
Albert DensonDirector$10,000
Doug PreudhommeDirector$10,000
Larry GerbrandtDirector$10,000
Ramon ArdizzoneDirector$10,000

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2021

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Inspiration Ministries was founded in 1990. Primarily focused on impacting lives for Christ through media, its outreaches include an international ministry channel, websites, OTT app, and other media outlets. In 2014, its domestic channel was reorganized as a for-profit subsidiary, and in 2015, its real estate initiatives were moved to a for-profit LLC.

Program accomplishments

We're a beacon of light to people in more than 200 nations. We cast a wide net into even the darkest and most remote corners of the Earth, bringing Christians together at the foot of the cross.

Impacting the world for Christ. One soul at a time. OVER 4 million souls were brought to Christ through our global Gospel outreach in 2021!

30% of the World's population is persecuted for their belief in Jesus. Our airwaves are transmitted across many persecuted countries, providing a safe avenue of worship to those who could be beaten, imprisoned or even killed because of their faith.