World Mission, Inc.

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Summary

Every day, 66,000 people from unreached people groups die having never heard the Word of God. Today, 40% of all the people groups, or nations, in the world remain unreached. World Mission seeks to fulfill the Great Commission by providing the Word of God in an audio format to oral learners living in unreached people groups.

We define the unreached as a people group among which there is no indigenous community of Christians with adequate numbers and resources to evangelize without outside assistance. Following the Holy Spirit's lead, our ultimate objective is to see these lost souls come to Christ and begin an indigenous church-planting movement.


Contact information

Mailing address:
World Mission, Inc.
4200 Alpine Ave NW
Comstock Park, MI 49321

Website: worldmission.cc

Phone: 616-534-5689

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 383213457

CEO/President: Greg Kelley

Chairman: Dave Dishaw

Board size: 10

Founder:

Ruling year: 1995

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2011


Purpose

Prayerfully led by the Word of God and following the Holy Spirit's leading, our ultimate objective is to fulfill the Great Commission by seeing the lost develop a meaningful relationship with Christ. We strive to be focused and disciplined; fulfilling our mission will always receive the best of our time, energy and resources. We seek to always maintain positive attitudes, building team members up and never speaking thoughtless words about one another. We believe the gospel is most effectively presented in a holistic context and that national leaders led by the Holy Spirit are the most effective ground laborers to implement our mission and engage unreached peoples. We welcome volunteers who are led to serve at World Mission and will provide a positive environment for them to use their gifts.


Mission statement

World Mission delivers the Word of God in audio format to oral learners living in unreached people groups. We believe that it is our responsibility as Christians to follow the Great Commission, "Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit" (Matthew 28:19-20). While it is always our desire to reach everyone, anywhere, we specifically focus our efforts on reaching the Unreached; those throughout the world who have never had the opportunity to hear the gospel and accept Jesus Christ.


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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Foreign Missions

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating935 of 1022116 of 128
Fund acquisition rating943 of 1025112 of 128
Resource allocation rating474 of 102556 of 128
Asset utilization rating989 of 1022125 of 128

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
4%13%11%11%12%15%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
4%10%9%9%8%10%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
98%78%82%81%67%63%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%9%9%9%9%10%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
2%22%18%19%33%37%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%84%82%83%82%80%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
92%118%97%96%84%91%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
76%100%80%80%69%73%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
8%-18%3%4%16%9%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
11%-14%3%4%20%9%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%7%9%8%8%9%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.130.620.580.640.660.53
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.276.795.725.026.346.35
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.634.213.313.234.193.36
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
21.027.219.463.692.084.78
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.040.140.110.270.480.21
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
6.792.463.242.701.492.82
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
8%33%31%35%37%41%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%31%29%30%29%38%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
79%108%119%100%96%111%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$400,884$449,248$550,455$242,087$310,847
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$143,932$269,081$295,022$416,974$258,265
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$544,816$718,329$845,477$659,061$569,112
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$2,747,419$2,859,995$3,024,242$3,125,557$2,687,615
Other long-term assets$407,900$527,022$374,514$393,181$359,181
Total long-term assets$3,155,319$3,387,017$3,398,756$3,518,738$3,046,796
Total assets$3,700,135$4,105,346$4,244,233$4,177,799$3,615,908
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$75,569$75,962$229,398$316,664$119,138
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$75,569$75,962$229,398$316,664$119,138
Debt$1,157,318$1,209,461$1,266,715$1,219,863$1,376,448
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$1,157,318$1,209,461$1,266,715$1,219,863$1,376,448
Total liabilities$1,232,887$1,285,423$1,496,113$1,536,527$1,495,586
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$2,228,190$2,340,790$2,212,816$2,429,027$1,949,747
With donor restrictions$239,058$479,133$535,304$212,245$170,575
Net assets$2,467,248$2,819,923$2,748,120$2,641,272$2,120,322
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$1,516,637$2,016,354$2,302,309$2,190,561$1,323,196
Program service revenue$388,351$195,381$144,476$518,513$110,067
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$66$104,142($5,449)($5,630)$778
Other revenue$34,612$133,684$400,411$581,028$675,598
Total other revenue$423,029$433,207$539,438$1,093,911$786,443
Total revenue$1,939,666$2,449,561$2,841,747$3,284,472$2,109,639
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$1,933,908$1,948,793$2,266,619$2,273,045$1,540,457
Management and general$161,022$209,242$224,382$230,719$173,702
Fundraising$197,411$219,723$243,898$259,758$200,666
Total expenses$2,292,341$2,377,758$2,734,899$2,763,522$1,914,825
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)($352,675)$71,803$106,848$520,950$194,814
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($352,675)$71,803$106,848$520,950$194,814

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Greg KelleyExec Direct.$92,607

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2019


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Your financial support enables us to continue to reach unreached people groups with the gospel message, allowing those who might otherwise never hear to learn about Jesus' love and saving grace. Each Treasure costs around $50 but can reach approximately 144 people! We also welcome donations of lightly-used, quality clothing and household goods at our thrift stores.