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We help caring adults navigate teen culture through a biblical lens to equip them for meaningful conversations that build lifelong connections.

Contact information

Mailing address:
PO Box 63572
Colorado Springs, CO 80962


Phone: 888-719-2947


Organization details

EIN: 260334744

CEO/President: Jeremiah Callihan / David Eaton

Chairman: Tim and Christi Jenkins

Board size: 16

Founder: David Eaton & Jeremiah Callihan

Ruling year: 2008

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Our vision is to see all caring adults equipped with the conversation, discipleship, and culture translation skills needed to reach the next generation for Christ.

Mission statement

We build lifelong faith by helping parents and caring adults talk with their kids about what they otherwise wouldn't one conversation at a time.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Christian Growth

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating144 of 10229 of 74
Fund acquisition rating690 of 102446 of 74
Resource allocation rating58 of 10245 of 74
Asset utilization rating90 of 10228 of 74

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$44,089$19,699$25,816$28,130$15,129
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$786,629$753,689$202,682$191,719$206,347
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$214,546$83,549$38,475$5,185$4,341
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$214,546$83,549$38,475$5,185$4,341
Total assets$1,001,175$837,238$241,157$196,904$210,688
Payables and accrued expenses$140,381$112,720$70,986$69,052$33,198
Other current liabilities$8,000$16,000$41,680$68,903$73,150
Total current liabilities$148,381$128,720$112,666$137,955$106,348
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$259,400$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$407,781$128,720$112,666$137,955$106,348
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions($4,697)$707,991$127,964$58,422$99,803
With donor restrictions$598,091$527$527$527$4,537
Net assets$593,394$708,518$128,491$58,949$104,340
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$1,957,298$2,023,762$976,186$570,621$537,371
Program service revenue$802,438$897,816$767,170$634,111$354,273
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$72$2$2$1($1,255)
Other revenue$75,366$34,113($113,309)$3,509$2,108
Total other revenue$877,876$931,931$653,863$637,621$355,126
Total revenue$2,835,174$2,955,693$1,630,049$1,208,242$892,497
Program services$2,646,142$1,952,293$1,361,725$1,097,125$717,521
Management and general$145,516$142,243$96,570$70,276$48,021
Total expenses$2,950,298$2,375,666$1,560,420$1,253,633$831,927
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)($115,124)$580,027$69,629($45,391)$60,570
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($115,124)$580,027$69,629($45,391)$60,570


Jeremiah CallihanCEO$137,505
David EatonPresident$128,853

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2020

Response from ministry

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2007 - Axis Launches by Teaching Teens
The co-founders of Axis, Jeremiah Callahan and David Eaton, created the first student presentation. This presentation invites students to a deeper understanding of the Gospel.

2010 - Growing to Four Continents
Axis forms teaching teams to travel all over North and South America, Europe, and Asia. This team collectively trains over 28k teens a year, focusing on a Christian worldview.

2013 - Expanding to Serve Parents
Axis expanded its vision to include the most significant influence in a teenager's life - their parents. With this renewed vision, Axis pivots its leadership to a couples-led board of directors.

2015 - Developing Helpful Resources
Axis begins creating digital resources that translate culture for parents and caring adults to help them disciple their teenagers. The first Conversation Kit, Parent Guide, and The Culture Translator newsletter were launched.

2018 - Launching the "One Conversation Model"
The Axis team develops "The One Conversation Model" with the goal of helping parents to learn to hae one continuous, lifetime conversation by using what their teen loves to create opportunities to talk about deeper issues.

2022 - Measuring Ministry Impact
Axis reached a benchmark of close to 1 million families served since inception - an increase of over 400% since 2019!

Program accomplishments