OurCalling Inc

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OurCalling is a faith-based organization that leads the homeless to live a healthy and sustainable lifestyle by building lasting relationships and making disciples on the streets. OurCalling is on the frontline of the battle to cure homelessness. We're on the streets every day meeting the unsheltered homeless of Dallas County, learning their stories, identifying their needs, and connecting their hearts to Christ. We have formed lasting connections with thousands of individuals who we are proud to be able to include among our friends.

Contact information

Mailing address:
OurCalling Inc
PO Box 140428
Dallas, TX 75214

Website: ourcalling.org

Phone: 214-444-8796

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 264430860

CEO/President: Wayne Walker

Chairman: Dr. Thomas Renard

Board size: 6

Founder: Wayne Walker

Ruling year: 2009

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2011


We are a team of volunteers motivated by the love of Christ to search in every corner of the city for the lost and needy and offer them true friendship and meaningful support. We build long-term relationships with friends on the street, guiding them to a relationship with Jesus Christ that will help them to realize their worth and inspire them to invest in their lives.

Mission statement

Our goal is to develop personal relationships with homeless individuals to share the good news of Jesus Christ and make disciples on the streets.

Statement of faith

We believe the Bible is inspired by God and thus inerrant in the original writings. It is the supreme and final authority for faith and life.

We believe there is one God who eternally exists in three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

We believe people are saved from their sin and reconciled to God by grace through faith alone in Jesus Christ, who died for our sins.

Jesus Christ is the Head of the Church, His Body, which is composed of every person, living and dead, who is joined to Him through saving faith.

We believe that living a life that pleases God and is consistent with His character is our daily act of worship and not a condition for salvation.

Jesus Christ was begotten by the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. As the Son of God in human flesh, Jesus is fully God and fully man.

We believe the Holy Spirit enables us to understand truth, empowers us for godly living, and equips us for service and witness.

We believe in the resurrection of the dead, the return of Christ to the earth, and His eternal reign on a recreated earth.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Fellowship Evangelism

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating941 of 109728 of 32
Fund acquisition rating585 of 109917 of 32
Resource allocation rating788 of 109923 of 32
Asset utilization rating1016 of 109728 of 32

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$35,271$31,287$58,419$17,727$24,648
Short-term investments$14,863$0$16,151$64,347$89,765
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$4,231,637$2,786,854$1,857,249$1,485,577$1,118,680
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$7,702,765$6,466,605$5,313,039$4,617,893$4,486,051
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$7,702,765$6,466,605$5,313,039$4,617,893$4,486,051
Total assets$11,934,402$9,253,459$7,170,288$6,103,470$5,604,731
Payables and accrued expenses$275,070$230,303$124,547$115,767$87,178
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$275,070$230,303$124,547$115,767$87,178
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$275,070$230,303$124,547$115,767$87,178
Net assets20212020201920182017
Without donor restrictions$10,957,277$8,806,848$6,107,679$5,474,855$5,289,554
With donor restrictions$702,055$216,308$938,062$512,848$227,999
Net assets$11,659,332$9,023,156$7,045,741$5,987,703$5,517,553
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$7,622,253$5,328,244$3,805,447$2,363,672$2,040,829
Program service revenue$25,729$16,761$19,613$9,540$11,630
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$9,655$24,696$10,303$10,874$6,615
Other revenue$1,655($70,185)($66,748)($33,596)($16,017)
Total other revenue$37,039($28,728)($36,832)($13,182)$2,228
Total revenue$7,659,292$5,299,516$3,768,615$2,350,490$2,043,057
Program services$3,830,838$2,727,727$2,294,467$1,562,509$1,006,058
Management and general$624,515$291,253$198,191$151,946$102,399
Total expenses$5,023,174$3,322,101$2,712,927$1,872,151$1,289,512
Change in net assets20212020201920182017
Surplus (deficit)$2,636,118$1,977,415$1,055,688$478,339$753,545
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$2,636,118$1,977,415$1,055,688$478,339$753,545


Wayne WalkerPresident/Executive Direct$249,910
Patrick PalmerDevelopment Director$190,173
Tori ThompsonCFO$122,101

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2021

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 5/25/2023. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


OurCalling was founded by Wayne Walker, who continues to serve as its CEO and Pastor to the homeless.

During his youth, Wayne's family actively pursued the scriptural commandment to "love your neighbor as yourself" by modeling the life of Jesus to scores of foster children whose own origins represented generations of human brokenness, dysfunction, sexual exploitation and abuse. Early exposure to these destructive forces set him on a path that would lead him to earn a Master's Degree in Cross Cultural Ministry from Dallas Theological Seminary.

It was while completing his studies at the campus in downtown Dallas that Wayne was called to befriend and minister to men and women in the homeless community. During that time he began to establish personal, discipleship-oriented relationships with homeless individuals, many in the same urban setting where he and his family continue to work today.

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We want everyone to see that the chains of poverty and dysfunction that lead to homelessness can be broken through the love of God. With your help and support, a sustainable lifestyle is within reach for everyone.