Paz International

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Summary

Beginning first in the Amazon Basin, and then expanding throughout almost all 26 states of Brazil and into 7 additional countries, PAZ International represents a powerful movement in church-planting and disciple-making. This intense focus on the Great Commission has been met with God blessing and favor in extraordinary ways.

Often, the biggest things have the smallest of starts. And that is the way it has been with PAZ International. Since its beginning in 1976, PAZ (Project AmaZon) has planted over 860 churches and has raised up thousands of leaders. Just the fact that God would raise up a ministry in the remote Amazon to influence the world is amazing! It's definitely a God thing to see people from river communities now planting churches in capital cities and foreign countries! These leaders are reproducing themselves in the lives of others and sending teams to other needy places to start the process all over again.

PAZ is as unique as the people we serve: from the people of the villages of the Amazon Basin in Brazil to the people in first world nations around the world. For example, in the Amazon we normally travel by boat and 4-wheel drive vehicles to reach remote villages. We use strategies such as medical and dental assistance to open up villages to the Gospel. In contrast, in Japan, a large percentage of the population travel by train, bicycle, cars, and a lot of walking. We reach out to the people through our coffee shop ministry tied to a program for helping treat those suffering depression, loneliness, isolation and thoughts of suicide.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Paz International
PO Box 4327
Apopka, FL 32704

Website: pazinternational.org

Phone: (309) 263-2299

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 541383660

CEO/President: Jeff Hrubik / Becky Hrubik

Chairman: Brad Reynolds

Board size: 5

Founder: Christine Huber

Ruling year: 1987

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1999


Purpose

We envision a world where thriving nationally-led churches proclaim the Gospel of Christ to every person.


Mission statement

Multiplication of strong nationally-led PAZ churches, beginning in the Amazon Basin and expanding worldwide making disciples.


Statement of faith

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Transparency grade

C

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Community Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating75 of 110215 of 122
Fund acquisition rating137 of 110314 of 122
Resource allocation rating190 of 110342 of 122
Asset utilization rating323 of 110235 of 122

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
7%2%3%2%3%2%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%2%3%2%3%2%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
88%97%96%98%99%99%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%2%3%1%5%2%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
12%3%4%2%1%1%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%86%85%92%88%88%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
97%92%99%165%65%92%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
75%79%84%152%57%81%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
3%8%1%-65%35%8%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%14%3%-122%46%13%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
11%12%12%7%7%9%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.841.221.532.240.771.32
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.761.771.871.931.372.06
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.722.162.854.311.062.72
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
16.962.682.051.917.155.06
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.060.370.490.520.140.20
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
6.273.472.151.329.743.54
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
9%21%26%27%10%10%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
102%64%48%32%116%69%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$944,516$809,124$778,568$1,962,382$656,516
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$0$0$35,896
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$944,516$809,124$778,568$1,962,382$692,412
Long-term investments$456,182$431,040$426,955$418,110$406,663
Fixed assets$269,235$271,840$292,544$308,481$329,726
Other long-term assets$0$0$1,270$2,054$0
Total long-term assets$725,417$702,880$720,769$728,645$736,389
Total assets$1,669,933$1,512,004$1,499,337$2,691,027$1,428,801
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$352,626$395,652$408,495$274,618$136,821
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$352,626$395,652$408,495$274,618$136,821
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
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$352,626$395,652$408,495$274,618$136,821
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$749,050$416,738$490,746$724,658$767,487
With donor restrictions$568,257$699,614$600,096$1,691,751$524,493
Net assets$1,317,307$1,116,352$1,090,842$2,416,409$1,291,980
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$2,166,088$2,243,396$2,000,502$3,157,825$2,025,588
Program service revenue$23,780$78,239$14,270$29,935$11,754
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$25,524$21,240$19,186$14,143$6,705
Other revenue$18,309$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$67,613$99,479$33,456$44,078$18,459
Total revenue$2,233,701$2,342,875$2,033,958$3,201,903$2,044,047
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$1,760,652$1,960,917$3,088,663$1,834,926$1,659,345
Management and general$243,573$282,148$235,098$147,539$178,700
Fundraising$40,573$66,639$35,726$97,645$43,350
Total expenses$2,044,798$2,309,704$3,359,487$2,080,110$1,881,395
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$188,903$33,171($1,325,529)$1,121,793$162,652
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$188,903$33,171($1,325,529)$1,121,793$162,652

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Jeff HrubikCEO/Director$12,000

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2017


Response from ministry

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History

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