Christianity Today International

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Since 1956, Christianity Today has been a trusted beacon spotlighting the way in which Christians can live gospel lives for the strengthening of church and society.

Christianity Today consistently demonstrates through all its media how the true, good, and beautiful gospel can not only transform lives but bring hope and flourishing to individuals, cultures, and communities.

This movement now directly reaches over 4.5 million Christian leaders every month.

Christianity Today advocates for the church, shapes the evangelical conversation, brings important issues to the forefront, and provides practical solutions for church leaders.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Christianity Today International
465 Gundersen Dr.
Carol Stream, IL 60188-2415


Phone: (630) 260-6200


Organization details

EIN: 520231554

CEO/President: Dr. Timothy Dalrymple

Chairman: Claude Alexander

Board size: 17

Founder: Dr. Billy Graham

Ruling year: 1958

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1983


Vision: A church more faithful to Christ and a world more drawn to him.

Mission statement

To elevate the stories and ideas of the kingdom of God.

Statement of faith

The sixty-six canonical books of the Bible as originally written were inspired of God, hence free from error. They constitute the only infallible guide in faith and practice.

There is one God, the Creator and Preserver of all things, infinite in being and perfection. He exists eternally in three Persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, who are of one substance and equal in power and glory.

God created Adam and Eve in his own image. By disobedience, they fell from their sinless state through the temptation by Satan. This fall plunged humanity into a state of sin and spiritual death, and brought upon the entire race the sentence of eternal death. From this condition we can be saved only by the grace of God, through faith, on the basis of the work of Christ, and by the agency of the Holy Spirit.

The eternally pre-existent Son became incarnate without human father, by being born of the Virgin Mary. Thus, in the Lord Jesus Christ, divine and human natures were united in one Person, both natures being whole, perfect, and distinct. To effect salvation, he lived a sinless life and died on the cross as the sinner's substitute, shedding his blood for the remission of sins. On the third day he rose from the dead in the body which had been laid in the tomb. He ascended to the right hand of the Father, where he performs the ministry of intercession. He shall come again, personally and visibly, to complete his saving work and to consummate the eternal plan of God.

The Holy Spirit is the third Person of the Triune God. He applies to man the work of Christ. By justification and adoption we are given a right standing before God; by regeneration, sanctification, and glorification our nature is renewed.

When we have turned to God in penitent faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, we are accountable to God for living a life separated from sin and characterized by the fruit of the Spirit. It is our responsibility to contribute by word and deed to the universal spread of the Gospel.

At the end of the age, the bodies of the dead shall be raised. The righteous shall enter into full possession of eternal bliss in the presence of God, and the wicked shall be condemned to eternal death.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Educational Media

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating553 of 111022 of 47
Fund acquisition rating787 of 111132 of 47
Resource allocation rating526 of 111123 of 47
Asset utilization rating359 of 111015 of 47

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$2,389,069$903,197$1,169,206$1,442,524$1,541,664
Short-term investments$1,859,250$2,966,780$2,490,895$2,869,003$2,339,964
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$9,253,018$8,084,437$7,212,707$7,935,665$7,775,012
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$767,834$1,005,833$1,165,965$1,252,863$1,118,103
Other long-term assets$1,390,246$1,390,246$1,390,246$1,390,524$1,390,857
Total long-term assets$2,158,080$2,396,079$2,556,211$2,643,387$2,508,960
Total assets$11,411,098$10,480,516$9,768,918$10,579,052$10,283,972
Payables and accrued expenses$883,389$609,280$509,669$533,704$400,007
Other current liabilities$3,566,134$3,935,896$3,684,323$3,988,628$3,635,220
Total current liabilities$4,449,523$4,545,176$4,193,992$4,522,332$4,035,227
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$4,449,523$4,545,176$4,193,992$4,522,332$4,035,227
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$3,867,273$5,002,543$4,981,246$4,835,898$4,309,969
With donor restrictions$3,094,302$932,797$593,680$1,220,822$1,938,776
Net assets$6,961,575$5,935,340$5,574,926$6,056,720$6,248,745
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$5,406,829$2,762,350$2,016,605$1,361,918$1,454,480
Program service revenue$9,152,772$8,216,455$7,850,418$8,107,250$8,378,991
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$35,988$5,400$32,698$73,276$61,092
Other revenue$172,808$188,188$173,444$178,553$222,668
Total other revenue$9,361,568$8,410,043$8,056,560$8,359,079$8,662,751
Total revenue$14,768,397$11,172,393$10,073,165$9,720,997$10,117,231
Program services$10,949,231$9,277,902$8,907,216$8,286,788$8,105,591
Management and general$1,491,952$1,332,912$1,266,167$1,496,280$1,388,184
Total expenses$13,345,582$11,287,864$10,801,853$10,442,060$10,043,136
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$1,422,815($115,471)($728,688)($721,063)$74,095
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,422,815($115,471)($728,688)($721,063)$74,095


Timothy DalrympleDirector, President / CEO$261,277
Erik PetrikChief Creative Officer$199,450
Russell MooreEditor-in-Chief$182,298
Gail ObenourExec Director of Philanthropy$157,519
Edward GilbreathVP of Strategic Partnerships$143,580
Jake WalshVP and Publisher$141,844
Walter HegelSr Advertising Sales Manager$130,628
Cory WhiteheadExec Director Mission Advancement$118,866

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022

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It started with a vision. And that visionary was Billy Graham.

Over sixty years ago, the beloved evangelist felt the urgent need for balanced reporting, biblical commentary, and a loving posture on the social cultural, and theological trends, issues and opportunities facing Christians.

From that need came a unique vision that has helped shape the minds and hearts of tens of millions of Christian leaders ever since.

That vision was Christianity Today magazine.

Now Christianity Today is regarded worldwide as the leading evangelical publication for news and opinion. Trusted for its thoughtful and civil presentation of ideas and analysis, CT now reaches over five million Christian leaders monthly through its printed pages,, and a wide array of other print and digital resources that further engage, encourage, and equip the church worldwide.

Graham's vision carries on and is needed now more than ever through the nonprofit, global media ministry's cause of Beautiful Orthodoxy-a commitment to gospel truth communicated with both conviction and love.

Program accomplishments

Christianity Today is more than a magazine. As a nonprofit global media ministry, Christianity Today engages over 4.5 million Christian leaders every month, encouraging and equipping them to advocate for the church and shape the evangelical conversation.