Global Disciples

The information on this page was last updated 9/1/2023. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


Summary

Global Disciples helps the church fulfill this mission among unreached people groups.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Global Disciples
315 West James Street
Suite 202
Lancaster , PA 17603

Website: globaldisciples.org

Phone: 717-290-7550

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 232854114

CEO/President: Galen Burkholder

Chairman: Nelson Longnecker

Board size: 14

Founder:

Ruling year: 1997

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2006


Purpose

To see that every person has an opportunity to choose and follow Jesus Christ.


Mission statement

Our mission is to make it possible for clusters of churches to multiply Christ-like disciples and locally-sustainable fellowships among least-reached people.


Statement of faith

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Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Foreign Missions

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating513 of 111063 of 146
Fund acquisition rating798 of 1111104 of 146
Resource allocation rating516 of 111167 of 146
Asset utilization rating287 of 111038 of 146

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
5%8%8%6%9%10%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%8%8%6%9%10%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
99%99%99%100%101%100%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%7%8%9%9%10%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
1%1%1%0%-1%0%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%85%83%81%82%81%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
99%116%95%66%96%104%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
82%99%78%54%78%85%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
1%-16%5%34%4%-4%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
2%-38%8%62%15%-19%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
8%8%9%9%9%9%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.332.241.361.113.033.69
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.241.101.081.051.061.04
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.022.461.461.173.203.84
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
18.815.8010.9311.235.915.92
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.050.170.090.090.170.17
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.624.037.469.363.122.59
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
7%17%9%8%16%16%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
67%37%67%82%28%23%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20232022202120202019
Cash$1,662,352$2,684,981$2,956,620$1,037,204$648,003
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$462,506$292,822$366,428$97,305$118,404
Short-term investments$1,156,742$1,187,315$801,197$490,547$631,250
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$3,281,600$4,165,118$4,124,245$1,625,056$1,397,657
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$274,073$315,517$205,173$34,665$29,553
Other long-term assets$59,782$799$799$55,243$28,359
Total long-term assets$333,855$316,316$205,972$89,908$57,912
Total assets$3,615,455$4,481,434$4,330,217$1,714,964$1,455,569
 
Liabilities20232022202120202019
Payables and accrued expenses$565,478$381,075$367,190$275,011$236,216
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$565,478$381,075$367,190$275,011$236,216
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$59,788$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$59,788$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$625,266$381,075$367,190$275,011$236,216
 
Net assets20232022202120202019
Without donor restrictions$2,840,325$3,889,437$3,660,609$1,097,968$802,337
With donor restrictions$149,864$210,922$302,418$341,985$417,016
Net assets$2,990,189$4,100,359$3,963,027$1,439,953$1,219,353
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20232022202120202019
Total contributions$6,889,607$6,375,043$7,239,839$5,455,761$5,116,400
Program service revenue$15,631$9,653$900$4,698$6,931
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$42,280$46,339$28,499($43,022)$17,652
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$57,911$55,992$29,399($38,324)$24,583
Total revenue$6,947,518$6,431,035$7,269,238$5,417,437$5,140,983
 
Expenses20232022202120202019
Program services$6,864,055$5,036,292$3,914,958$4,242,459$4,370,639
Management and general$654,694$536,072$453,533$491,374$489,518
Fundraising$567,342$516,546$446,075$465,105$511,308
Total expenses$8,086,091$6,088,910$4,814,566$5,198,938$5,371,465
 
Change in net assets20232022202120202019
Surplus (deficit)($1,138,573)$342,125$2,454,672$218,499($230,482)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($1,138,573)$342,125$2,454,672$218,499($230,482)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Galen BurkholderExecutive Di$106,343
Howard RichCFO$83,632

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2023


Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 9/1/2023. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


History

It was November 1995. Leaders from several discipleship and mission training programs had gathered for a day of prayer and fasting. They were drawn together by a common mission . . . a common desire: to ponder how to respond to churches worldwide asking for discipleship-mission training for young leaders in their nations.

The Holy Spirit moved the leaders to confession, brokenness, and prayer. They began to see how the barriers separating their ministries had fostered competition and pride . . . not collaboration and Global Disciples was born.

Initially, Global Disciples offered Global Disciple Training (GDT). Then training was added in small business development and leadership development. Today, Global Disciples partners with over 1,600 groups of churches. We are present in 62 countries, equipping people in their own cultural context to send out near-culture mission workers to reach the least-reached, multiply believers and plant locally-sustainable fellowships and churches.


Program accomplishments

2022: A year in action

11,145 Disciple-Makers Trained
48,993 New Believers in Fellowships
2,051 New Churches Planted
65 Countries Impacted


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