Faith and Learning International

The information on this page was last updated 11/30/2022. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


FLI provides administrative and accounting support systems for missionaries and ministries at minimal cost thus freeing them to use their giftedness and energy to serve God. FLI is a full member in good standing with the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability(ECFA). We are an IRS 501(c)3 organization authorized to issue tax deductible receipts for charitable contributions. Annual audits conducted by an independent firm are available upon request.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Faith and Learning International
PO Box 480
Wheaton, IL 60187


Phone: 630-221-0648

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 200743864

CEO/President: Thomas Lavanchy


Board size: 3


Ruling year: 2005

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2009


FLI encourages, equips and connects believers around the world with one another thus enabling them to facilitate God's call on their lives.

Mission statement

The ministry of Faith & Learning International stimulates ministry projects and programs by providing encouragement and administrative support - helping people to realize their vision.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Evangelism Support

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating119 of 10853 of 34
Fund acquisition rating135 of 10885 of 34
Resource allocation rating294 of 10884 of 34
Asset utilization rating326 of 108512 of 34

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$1,635$0$0
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$3,798,689$3,089,055$2,352,202$2,030,518$1,655,077
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total assets$3,798,689$3,089,055$2,352,202$2,030,518$1,655,077
Payables and accrued expenses$95,661$23,297$31,767$38,463$69,997
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$95,661$23,297$31,767$38,463$69,997
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$95,661$23,297$31,767$38,463$69,997
Net assets20212020201920182017
Without donor restrictions$564,303$560,441$554,470$441,336$341,550
With donor restrictions$3,138,725$2,505,317$1,765,965$1,550,719$1,243,530
Net assets$3,703,028$3,065,758$2,320,435$1,992,055$1,585,080
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$6,021,627$5,785,030$5,345,152$4,190,425$3,466,373
Program service revenue$76,689$2,000$2,700$2,044$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$4,759$28,816$35,769$13,315$5,835
Other revenue$0$0$0$59,067$0
Total other revenue$81,448$30,816$38,469$74,426$5,835
Total revenue$6,103,075$5,815,846$5,383,621$4,264,851$3,472,208
Program services$5,030,433$4,646,547$4,667,070$3,578,881$2,919,288
Management and general$345,083$321,806$277,081$195,249$168,903
Total expenses$5,465,805$5,070,523$5,055,241$3,857,876$3,136,574
Change in net assets20212020201920182017
Surplus (deficit)$637,270$745,323$328,380$406,975$335,634
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$637,270$745,323$328,380$406,975$335,634


Thomas LavanchyPresident$10,000

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2021

Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 11/30/2022. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


In 2004, the founders of Faith and Learning International felt called to serve God and the Church worldwide in an unique yet practical way. Our purpose is to serve those who have received a calling to ministry.

We understand that many missionaries and ministries get bogged down with administration, accounting, policies and operational procedures. We want our projects to spend time serving, not with spreadsheets.

It's important to know FLI is not a missionary sending agency. We are ideal for the entrepreneurial person with a vision for mission outside the parameters of the typical mission/sending agency.

Our structure keeps our overhead at a minimum, meaning more dollars are spent on ministry than on paperwork.

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