Redeemer City to City

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Redeemer City to City (CTC) is a non-profit organization that prayerfully recruits, trains, coaches and resources leaders who cultivate gospel movements in global cities primarily through church planting. CTC is based in New York City and works in over 75 global cities throughout Africa, Asia, Australia, North America, Latin America, the Middle East and Europe. CTC's core competencies are urban church planting, leadership development and content creation. All of this is done to help bring the gospel of Jesus Christ to cities.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Redeemer City to City
57 W. 57th Street
4th Floor
New York, NY 10019


Phone: 212-871-1815

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 383773431

CEO/President: Steve Shackelford

Chairman: David Dillon

Board size: 8

Founder: Tim Keller and Redeemer Presbyterian Church

Ruling year: 2008

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2018


CTC's vision is to see the gospel of Jesus Christ transform lives and impact cities. As cities grow, CTC's work is more crucial with each passing year. We prayerfully help leaders start and strengthen churches to advance the gospel together in their city.

Everything we do-provide training resources, publish material, coach church planters, teach churches to embed faith and work training into their discipleship rhythms, and encourage leaders to connect and collaborate across denominational lines-all of this and more is done with the desire and prayer that God would move mightily, cities would be deeply impacted, and powerful gospel movements would sweep the globe.

Mission statement

We equip local church planters to build and grow self-sustaining churches that live by the Gospel.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Leadership Training

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating868 of 110615 of 21
Fund acquisition rating493 of 11079 of 21
Resource allocation rating796 of 110713 of 21
Asset utilization rating926 of 110617 of 21

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$274,702$148,017$317,666$231,002$297,890
Short-term investments$35,784,081$20,036,101$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$39,102,405$28,705,137$6,041,986$8,407,939$8,338,864
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$208$2,387$11,671$58,928$71,570
Other long-term assets$15,521$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$15,729$2,387$11,671$58,928$71,570
Total assets$39,118,134$28,707,524$6,053,657$8,466,867$8,410,434
Payables and accrued expenses$596,532$727,886$781,753$510,607$605,583
Other current liabilities$0$0$2,000$14,523$3,083
Total current liabilities$596,532$727,886$783,753$525,130$608,666
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$100,056$228,026$421,777$324,172
Total long-term liabilities$0$100,056$228,026$421,777$324,172
Total liabilities$596,532$827,942$1,011,779$946,907$932,838
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$5,673,706$4,578,324$2,051,762$1,417,623$3,281,971
With donor restrictions$32,847,896$23,301,258$2,990,116$6,102,337$4,195,625
Net assets$38,521,602$27,879,582$5,041,878$7,519,960$7,477,596
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$27,151,304$37,436,153$13,904,692$7,721,076$13,689,429
Program service revenue$186,462$164,168$260,505$65,926$345,565
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income($276,109)$100,349$4,800$10,580$12,468
Other revenue$45,795$82,175$79,901$29,897$89,013
Total other revenue($43,852)$346,692$345,206$106,403$447,046
Total revenue$27,107,452$37,782,845$14,249,898$7,827,479$14,136,475
Program services$12,455,129$11,637,110$12,501,465$5,583,579$10,726,901
Management and general$2,125,940$1,721,543$2,220,974$989,614$1,939,660
Total expenses$16,491,765$14,895,798$16,733,776$7,783,174$14,750,153
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$10,615,687$22,887,047($2,483,878)$44,305($613,678)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$10,615,687$22,887,047($2,483,878)$44,305($613,678)


Tim KellerChairman$350,120
Steve ShackelfordPresident, Chief Executive Officer$258,411
Douglas ThorsonSr. Director, Partner Engagement$222,159
Missy WallaceVP, Global Strategic Services$213,098
Erika GerenaVP, Advancement$212,301
Mai Hariu-PowellExecutive Director, NY Project$200,896
Ruben SotoVP, Programs & Operations, NYC$200,837
Carter HinckleyBoard Member$900

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2022

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 2/6/2024. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


CTC was co-founded and is chaired by Tim Keller. After transitioning out of his position as senior pastor at Redeemer Presbyterian Church, Tim moved into a full-time role with CTC, focusing on ministry in global cities like Johannesburg, Mumbai, London, Sao Paulo and New York City. He and CTC's global leaders work together to invest in and pass along what they have learned to a new generation of ministry leaders. Through these endeavors, CTC helps build for and propel movements of the gospel in affiliate networks around the globe.

Program accomplishments

Cumulative Impact:
978 churches started
79,149 people impacted