Praise Network, Inc.

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Praise Network, Inc. (PNI) operates five Christian radio stations located in O'Neill, Norfolk, and Columbus, Nebraska, and Hays and Goodland, Kansas. PNI was formed in 1988 with the purpose of ministering to radio listeners of religious radio stations with programs of selected Christian music, biblical instruction, and other religious programs that encourage spiritual growth according to Christian principles. PNI purchases time on selected radio stations with the rate paid based on a percentage of contributions received from listeners of that station up to a specified limit. In addition, PNI produces tapes of programs to be provided to the stations. The purchase of stations is supported by contributions from the listening audience and from others interested in supporting the ministry.

Contact information

Mailing address:
The Praise Network Inc
128 South 4th Street
O'Neill, NE 68763


Phone: (402) 336-1230

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 470716006

CEO/President: Alex McKenzie

Chairman: Steve Busskohl

Board size: 6

Founder: Mr. Herb Roszhart

Ruling year: 1988

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 05/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


We want more people to know about Jesus and not just to know things about Him, but to really know Him. That's why we program our stations with a strong balance of encouraging music and Bible teaching programs. We hope through the outreach of all our stations people will both come to know Christ, and walk along side us as we learn to live like Him in our daily lives.

Mission statement

Every endeavor will be toward glorifying God and turning hearts toward Christ through programs of instruction, information, and inspiration.

Statement of faith

We hold firmly to the irreducible roots of Christianity.

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

We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three Persons, Father, Son and Holy Ghost.

We believe in the deity 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, and in His personal return in power and glory.

We believe that for 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 Christ.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Radio/ TV Stations

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating56 of 10771 of 28
Fund acquisition rating326 of 107811 of 28
Resource allocation rating151 of 10784 of 28
Asset utilization rating44 of 10772 of 28

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$27,656$34,906$32,031$38,077$37,288
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$331,382$319,698$272,129$174,819$139,460
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$276,319$292,977$314,409$326,403$347,530
Other long-term assets$21,534$143,395$177,216$211,037$244,858
Total long-term assets$297,853$436,372$491,625$537,440$592,388
Total assets$629,235$756,070$763,754$712,259$731,848
Payables and accrued expenses$1,965$11,803$17,708$15,703$13,278
Other current liabilities$46,010$42,890$51,117$47,430$41,932
Total current liabilities$47,975$54,693$68,825$63,133$55,210
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$719$3$207$60$52
Total long-term liabilities$719$3$207$60$53,811
Total liabilities$48,694$54,696$69,032$63,193$109,021
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$580,541$701,374$540,122$492,966$465,227
With donor restrictions$0$0$154,600$156,100$157,600
Net assets$580,541$701,374$694,722$649,066$622,827
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$732,582$676,212$683,347$717,064$710,588
Program service revenue$442,987$469,002$449,864$472,117$484,573
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$1,918$1,211$132$41$12
Other revenue$259$18,380$0$0$0
Total other revenue$445,164$488,593$449,996$472,158$484,585
Total revenue$1,177,746$1,164,805$1,133,343$1,189,222$1,195,173
Program services$1,088,509$974,825$871,132$923,910$912,669
Management and general$185,823$162,812$196,998$218,530$205,503
Total expenses$1,298,579$1,158,153$1,087,687$1,162,983$1,138,806
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)($120,833)$6,652$45,656$26,239$56,367
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($120,833)$6,652$45,656$26,239$56,367


Alex McKenziePresident/Director$100,000

Compensation data as of: 5/31/2020

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