MissioSERVE Alliance pka: Bible Basics International

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Summary

A Missions Serving Alliance extending the worship of God by serving the senders and the sent, mobilizing workers with the Word, and advancing the Gospel to the unreached and unengaged.

We mobilize the church to send workers with the Word through short-term missions with a strategy and long-term missions for a legacy.

The mission of the Gospel is more than a lifestyle, more than mercy and justice, and more than sharing. We are committed to the Biblical Mandate of Gospel Proclamation. Sustaining the advance of the Gospel requires making disciples, planting local churches, and training leaders to proclaim the Word of God with accuracy and authority.

We are looking for churches and missionaries who want to go the least reached places in the world! These are the hard to get to places. These are the lonely places. These are the neediest places. These are the dangerous places. These are the dark places. These are the closed places. But there are no closed places to God!


Contact information

Mailing address:
MissioSERVE Alliance Finance Office
P. O. Box 1126
Wheaton, IL 60187-1383

Website: missioserve.org

Phone: (813) 920-2264

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 237328667

CEO/President: Steve Best

Chairman: John Mitten

Board size: 7

Founder: Rev. Eugene Priddy

Ruling year: 1976

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1986


Purpose

Missio is the Latin form of the English word "mission" and means "a sending or being sent." Our vision is to serve "the sending" or "those being sent." Sending is the work of the Holy Spirit through the local church (Acts 13:1-4). We serve with the local church in sending and partner with those sent by the local church.

Our ambition is to follow the way of Jesus. He was the Lord while washing His disciples' feet and laying down His life for His friends. The missionary call is to inspire with service, empower disciples with their leadership, and lay down their lives for the Kingdom of Jesus Christ.


Mission statement


Statement of faith

WE BELIEVE ...

THE BIBLE is verbally inspired by God and inerrant in the original autographs. It is the only rule of faith and practice.

GOD is eternal and triune: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

JESUS CHRIST is the unique Son of the Father: virgin born, sinless, died an atoning death, physically resurrected, ascended, exalted, presently High Priest, coming again literally and personally to establish the millennial kingdom.

THE HOLY SPIRIT indwells every believer and instructs, corrects, and guides them in the Christian life. He fills and empowers those yielded to Jesus Christ as Lord of their life.

MAN is sinful and eternally lost apart from personal faith in the shed blood of Jesus Christ for salvation.

THE CHURCH is the body of Christ that manifests itself locally through believers united for mutual edification and propagation of the gospel while awaiting God's Son from heaven.

THE RESURRECTION of the body will be physical: the saved unto everlasting fellowship with God and the unsaved unto everlasting punishment and separation from God.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Evangelism Support

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating828 of 103337 of 50
Fund acquisition rating401 of 103520 of 50
Resource allocation rating963 of 103547 of 50
Asset utilization rating739 of 103336 of 50

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
5%4%6%6%5%5%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%4%6%6%5%5%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
96%96%99%92%95%95%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%4%5%5%5%5%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
4%4%1%8%5%5%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
83%72%81%85%86%86%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
92%108%111%108%91%94%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
78%78%90%92%78%80%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
8%-8%-11%-8%9%6%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
8%-7%-9%-6%7%5%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%24%14%9%9%9%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.190.940.860.800.680.71
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.322.392.532.482.472.98
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.652.242.181.991.692.11
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
35.6414.2711.9817.9710.288.60
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.020.070.080.060.100.12
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
7.034.995.045.706.425.01
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
3%3%3%2%4%4%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
80%104%112%122%141%135%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$370,303$384,317$409,262$438,745$336,331
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$8,794$725$12,664$17,623$15,057
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$379,097$385,042$421,926$456,368$351,388
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$527,219$587,947$625,970$669,432$690,536
Other long-term assets$400$400$400$2,318$5,756
Total long-term assets$527,619$588,347$626,370$671,750$696,292
Total assets$906,716$973,389$1,048,296$1,128,118$1,047,680
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$26,562$32,148$23,476$44,411$40,871
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$26,562$32,148$23,476$44,411$40,871
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
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$26,562$32,148$23,476$44,411$40,871
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$649,464$694,826$622,536$664,438$686,492
With donor restrictions$230,690$246,415$402,284$419,269$320,317
Net assets$880,154$941,241$1,024,820$1,083,707$1,006,809
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$758,921$747,335$720,741$805,556$755,218
Program service revenue$27,952$12,670$25,683$21,716$13,856
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$29($4,521)$130$255$6,476
Other revenue$310$1,011$34,094$19,491$18,536
Total other revenue$28,291$9,160$59,907$41,462$38,868
Total revenue$787,212$756,495$780,648$847,018$794,086
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$613,667$680,511$714,454$662,943$635,490
Management and general$202,880$116,952$79,262$66,796$68,010
Fundraising$31,752$42,611$45,819$40,381$39,558
Total expenses$848,299$840,074$839,535$770,120$743,058
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)($61,087)($83,579)($58,887)$76,898$51,028
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($61,087)($83,579)($58,887)$76,898$51,028

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Stephen BestExecutive Director$77,500

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019


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History

Bible Basics was founded in 1973 by Eugene and Monna Dean Priddy, who along with their five children, were overseas missionaries with the world's largest radio mission. Eugene held different positions during their 16 years of service, including European Field Director, and Assistant to the President.

The first few years of the ministry were devoted to seminars, Bible conferences, and other types of Bible teaching ministry. God used these years to lay the groundwork for a support base that would serve as a firm foundation for the missionary work now in place. The years of experience in missionary administration, finance, and overseas service in a worldwide radio outreach was used of the Lord in the development of BBI. Beginning from almost nothing, working out of a basement office, BBI has grown steadily. Now, the mission has a wonderful outreach for the Gospel.


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