Denton Freedom House

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To liberate broken men of their bondage of sin and addiction by the transforming power of the gospel of Jesus Christ, and to equip them to become prosperous disciples of Christ with kingdom vision, purpose, and direction.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Denton Freedom House
PO Box 51166
Denton, TX 76206


Phone: (940) 565-1111

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 030540364

CEO/President: Alton D. Schmidt

Chairman: Jeremy Adams

Board size: 7

Founder: Jeremy & Karen Adams

Ruling year: 2005

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2017


To liberate broken men of their bondage of sin and addiction by the transforming power of the gospel of Jesus Christ, and to equip them to become prosperous disciples of Christ with kingdom vision, purpose, and direction

Mission statement

Liberate the broken from their bondage of sin & addiction.

Through the transforming power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ

Equip them to become prosperous disciples of Christ with Kingdom vision, purpose & direction

Statement of faith

God exists eternally in three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. They are distinct in person, yet of the same substance, one God. This is a divine mystery. The Son proceeds (not in chronology, but in the communication of essence) from the Father and the Holy Spirit proceeds from the Son. They are coequal and coeternal, living in perfect submission and in perfect love. They typify the ultimate expression of diversity amidst unity and mutual subordination (Gen. 1:1; John 10:30; John 4:24, Deut. 6:4; Matt. 28:19; 2 Cor. 13:14).

Man was originally created in the image and likeness of God. He retains that image, although it has been marred by the fall (Gen. 1:27).

The eternal Son of God became incarnate in the Lord Jesus Christ, being born of the virgin Mary, and is true God and true man. He died physically on the cross, was bodily resurrected three days later, and thereafter bodily ascended to heaven. (John 1:1, 14, 18; 5:18; Heb. 1:1-9; 5:8, 1 John 5:20; 1 Tim. 2:5; 1 Cor. 15:1-5)

The Holy Spirit is the third person of the Godhead. He is the Spirit of God, the Spirit of Christ, the Spirit of Truth, and the Spirit of Holiness. He regenerates, indwells, baptizes, seals, and empowers believers that are in Christ Jesus. He illumines the Word of God, encourages and comforts the saints, and convinces and convicts of sin and righteousness. In these last days, He has been poured out on all flesh, empowering His sons and His daughters to bear witness of Jesus Christ and the gospel. He is the source of true spirituality, true spiritual fruit, and all the spiritual gifts that have been appointed for the church (Matt. 28:19, 3:16; Rom. 8:9; John 16:13; Rom. 1:4; Tit. 3:5-6; 1 Cor. 3:16, 12:13; Eph. 1:13; John 14:16-17; John 16:8; Acts 2:17; Gal. 5:22; Rom. 12:4).

Salvation is received by grace through faith alone in Christ. The only means to salvation is belief in Christ's substitutionary death and resurrection, which satisfied the wrath of God against the sin of the individual. There is an eternal state of punishment for the unsaved and an eternal state of blessing for the saved. (Acts 4:12; 13:38-39; 16:31; 1 Cor. 15:1-4; Rom. 4:4-5; 8:28-29; 5:1; John 3:16; Eph. 2:8-9)

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Community Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating382 of 109753 of 142
Fund acquisition rating733 of 109988 of 142
Resource allocation rating535 of 109975 of 142
Asset utilization rating108 of 109718 of 142

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$48,883$22,784$15,392$15,334$13,741
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$674,586$445,320$291,390$188,433$160,511
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$665,454$673,922$602,936$639,338$614,893
Other long-term assets$4,250$174$3,941$0$6,765
Total long-term assets$669,704$674,096$606,877$639,338$621,658
Total assets$1,344,290$1,119,416$898,267$827,771$782,169
Payables and accrued expenses$26,751$2,006$2,505$2,201$4,993
Other current liabilities$16,358$2,454$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$43,109$4,460$2,505$2,201$4,993
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$43,109$4,460$2,505$2,201$4,993
Net assets20212020201920182017
Without donor restrictions$1,301,181$1,114,956$890,710$801,040$777,176
With donor restrictions$0$0$5,052$24,530$0
Net assets$1,301,181$1,114,956$895,762$825,570$777,176
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$2,124,680$2,279,570$1,012,860$878,810$800,440
Program service revenue$269,706$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$18,616$1,013$511$413$183
Other revenue$325,390$350,634$402,587$351,796$290,949
Total other revenue$613,712$351,647$403,098$352,209$291,132
Total revenue$2,738,392$2,631,217$1,415,958$1,231,019$1,091,572
Program services$2,087,946$2,067,393$1,015,550$909,701$954,469
Management and general$281,451$205,636$174,997$147,737$69,231
Total expenses$2,561,672$2,412,023$1,345,766$1,184,332$1,030,149
Change in net assets20212020201920182017
Surplus (deficit)$176,720$219,194$70,192$46,687$61,423
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$176,720$219,194$70,192$46,687$61,423


Jeremy AdamsDirector$72,000
Alton SchmidtCEO/Director$70,150
Ken WillinghamCFO/Director$21,078
Staci SchmidtSecretary/Director$15,266

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2021

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Denton Freedom House was founded in the family home of Jeremy and Karen Adams. Their passion for the lost was birthed out of their own story of redemption and the compassion they felt for those who are rejected, hopeless, and written off by society. DFH began by taking in one man back in 2004, and has grown into a ministry with a main campus, multi-phase men's homes, two women's homes, freedom food pantry, two coffee shops and an event center. We welcome men and women from all over the nation and serve an international clientele. We have a growing staff and over 100 volunteers. In addition, our donors and prayer warriors help us offer services at no cost and grow the Kingdom of God. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is at the center of all we do. Thanks to all who take part!

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