Equipping Leaders International

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Equipping Leaders International is a nonprofit organization on a mission to train leaders to think and live biblically. We train national leaders who have the calling and capacity to pass on their training to others. By doing so, we unleash movements of Christian-based community transformation.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Equipping Leaders International
384 Village Dr, St
Augustine, FL 32084

Website: equipleaders.org

Phone: (904) 325-9928

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 263725078

CEO/President: Rev. Charles McArthur

Chairman: Cliff Montgomery

Board size: 9


Ruling year: 2009

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2013


We equip and empower pastors and other strategic Christian leaders to reproduce a growing number of leaders who impact their communities and their cultures, e.g. family, church, education, workplace, etc.

Mission statement

We partner with highly influential yet under-resourced Christian leaders globally to equip and multiply Biblically mature leaders for every area of community life.

Statement of faith

ELI holds to the general statement of faith articulated by the Evangelical Council of Financial Accountability. We believe these general statements above are more fully expressed in the Gospel Coalition Confessional Statement and in the classic formulations of the Westminster Confession of Faith, the Three Forms of Unity (Heidelberg Catechism, Belgic Confession, and Canons of Dordt), the Second London Baptist Confession, and the Thirty-nine Articles of Religion.

We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.

We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

We believe in the deity and humanity of Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, in His present rule as Head of the Church and in His personal return in power and glory.

We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful men regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.

We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life.

We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost, they that are saved unto the resurrection of life and they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.

We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ, with equality across racial, gender, and class differences.

We believe that the Gospel is not only "the power of God unto salvation" but that it is also the power of God for sanctification. The more deeply we grasp the depth of God's love as demonstrated at the cross, the more we will love God. The more we love God, the more we will live for his glory and honor.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Leadership Training

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating102 of 11122 of 21
Fund acquisition rating145 of 11133 of 21
Resource allocation rating252 of 11135 of 21
Asset utilization rating340 of 11127 of 21

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$0$0$0
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,564,498$1,396,116$845,556$546,743$358,408
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$1,564,498$1,396,116$845,556$546,743$358,408
Payables and accrued expenses$0$0$0$0$0
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$7,211$17,215$12,582$3,861$1,113
Total long-term liabilities$7,211$17,215$12,582$3,861$1,113
Total liabilities$7,211$17,215$12,582$3,861$1,113
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$1,557,287$1,378,901$832,974$542,882$357,295
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$1,557,287$1,378,901$832,974$542,882$357,295
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$3,247,681$2,726,185$1,928,836$1,643,146$1,175,685
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$925$0$168$379$12
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$925$0$168$379$12
Total revenue$3,248,606$2,726,185$1,929,004$1,643,525$1,175,697
Program services$2,645,119$1,906,278$1,412,696$1,234,290$937,626
Management and general$353,742$210,033$164,483$186,155$140,355
Total expenses$3,070,220$2,180,258$1,638,912$1,457,938$1,098,772
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$178,386$545,927$290,092$185,587$76,925
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$178,386$545,927$290,092$185,587$76,925


Charles McArthurExecutive Director$33,026

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022

Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 4/5/2023. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


Program accomplishments

Our Current Impact:

52 Faculty

46 National Movement Leaders

900 National Trainers

36K Leaders in Training