Third Millennium Ministries / Thirdmill

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Most pastors in the world have no theological education and no way to obtain one. Thirdmill is working to meet this global need by creating and distributing a high-quality, multimedia seminary curriculum in the major languages of the world.

Contact information

Mailing address:
316 Live Oaks Boulevard
Casselberry, FL 32707


Phone: 407-830-0222

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 311598585

CEO/President: Dr. Richard L. Pratt, Jr.

Chairman: Steven Stallard

Board size: 9

Founder: Janie P. Pillow

Ruling year: 1998

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2005


In many areas around the globe, biblical resources are either scarce or simply unavailable to Christians who desire a seminary education. Without sound theology, pastors can easily be influenced by deceptive philosophies or other religions, and their idea of Christianity can be corrupted. As a result, pastors unknowingly lead their congregations astray. According to Third Mill's President, Dr. Richard Pratt, "Although pastors may love the Lord and mean well, they lack the basic training to discern the truths of their new faith from the lies of their former paganism. It's precisely where the Church is growing most rapidly that the resources available for training are least sufficient."

At Third Mill, we believe God's servants who desire to learn shouldn't be hindered by circumstances. By designing, creating, and distributing a free, multimedia seminary curriculum in multiple languages, we're able to equip church leaders in their own lands and languages at no cost to them.

Mission statement

We believe all who desire to learn about the Bible and Christian theology should not be hindered by their circumstances. We are responding directly to the scarcity of sound Christian education through our mission-Biblical Education. For the World. For Free..

Statement of faith

We believe that Scripture consists of the 39 books of the Old Testament and the 27 books of the New Testament as originally inspired and given by the Holy Spirit. We believe that Scripture is infallible, inerrant, and to be received, read, believed and obeyed as the written Word of God.

We believe Scripture reveals only one living and true God, who exists in the three persons of the Godhead: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. These three are one God, the same in substance, equal in power and glory.

We believe in the full deity and full humanity of Jesus Christ, in his virgin birth, his sinless life, his miracles, his substitutionary and atoning death, his bodily resurrection, his ascension to the right hand of God the Father, his present rule over and intercession for the Church, and his visible return in power and glory.

We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, whose work of regeneration is essential for salvation. By the Spirit's sanctifying power, which indwells all believers in Christ, we are enabled to live godly lives of worship and service.

We believe in the bodily resurrection of every person for the final day of judgment before the Lord Jesus Christ - the lost unto eternal punishment and the saved unto eternal life.

Doctrinal Standards

A more complete statement of our doctrinal standards can be found in the Westminster Confession of Faith together with its Larger and Shorter Catechisms.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Educational Media

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating531 of 110421 of 47
Fund acquisition rating553 of 110524 of 47
Resource allocation rating476 of 110524 of 47
Asset utilization rating593 of 110421 of 47

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$122,663$71,572$65,857$37,086$74,457
Short-term investments$5,780,360$5,215,288$5,741,657$3,604,090$4,122,614
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$8,800,986$8,124,595$7,534,374$4,826,662$4,705,221
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$95,247$123,905$127,534$164,549$227,598
Other long-term assets$284,962$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$380,209$123,905$127,534$164,549$227,598
Total assets$9,181,195$8,248,500$7,661,908$4,991,211$4,932,819
Payables and accrued expenses$103,473$99,779$79,152$35,256$102,405
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$103,473$99,779$79,152$35,256$102,405
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$507,464$354,172$755,591$759,333$126,961
Total long-term liabilities$507,464$354,172$755,591$759,333$126,961
Total liabilities$610,937$453,951$834,743$794,589$229,366
Net assets20232022202120202019
Without donor restrictions$6,691,688$5,915,979$4,590,213$1,532,797$1,982,332
With donor restrictions$1,878,570$1,878,570$2,236,952$2,663,825$2,721,121
Net assets$8,570,258$7,794,549$6,827,165$4,196,622$4,703,453
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$6,484,964$6,857,889$6,119,098$4,129,488$3,286,849
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$233,039$285,010$217,762$194,465$212,892
Other revenue$356,247$206,192$98,702$43,814$1,694
Total other revenue$589,286$491,202$316,464$238,279$214,586
Total revenue$7,074,250$7,349,091$6,435,562$4,367,767$3,501,435
Program services$5,325,523$4,619,246$3,730,418$3,443,987$3,421,515
Management and general$678,867$544,591$366,641$405,376$365,116
Total expenses$6,499,734$5,615,717$4,568,333$4,429,145$4,708,785
Change in net assets20232022202120202019
Surplus (deficit)$574,516$1,733,374$1,867,229($61,378)($1,207,350)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$574,516$1,733,374$1,867,229($61,378)($1,207,350)


Eric LinaresExecutive Director$124,883
James David PillowVP of Global Distribution$109,919
Richard L Pratt JrPresident/Board Vice-Chair$71,021

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2023

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Program accomplishments

Our goal has been to produce and distribute seminary-level curriculum commensurate with the needs of pastors and Christian leaders worldwide. In 2012, we completed the English curriculum necessary to award a one-year certificate in Christian Ministry. In 2017, we completed the curriculum necessary for a two-year degree in English. We are now focusing on our distribution efforts and completing the two-year curriculum in additional languages.

Christians on every continent have asked for our lessons, and, we are working hard to meet their needs. Millions of lesson hours have been distributed worldwide by request, and our distribution networks significantly increase every year.