Wingfield Ministries

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Summary

Wingfield Ministries is an interdenominational ministry dedicated to reaching the world for Jesus Christ through evangelistic encounters and crusades both domestically and in foreign countries. Wingfield Ministries has a sincere burden for the body of Christ, the Church. Wingfield Ministries believe that God's purpose for the ministry is to assist the local community of faith by coming along side what they are already doing and helping them with the work of evangelism, primarily through an Encounter. Steve and Barbara Wingfield formed the ministry in 1987 when they answered the call to full-time evangelism.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Wingfield Ministries, Inc.
4153 Quarles Court
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Website: wingfieldministries.org

Phone: (800) 729-2239

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 541437764

CEO/President: Rev. Steve Wingfield

Chairman: Vernon Zook

Board size: 10

Founder: Rev. Steve Wingfield

Ruling year: 1988

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1989


Purpose

Through the years, the ministry has focused on winning souls for Christ through encounters, crusades, festivals, galas, Victory Weekend events, and through its most recent endeavors: Lodestar Guidance, Lodestar Mountain Inn, and Resiliency Among Warriors (R.A.W.). Steve receives countless invitations to host evangelistic events, both in the US and abroad and is in continual prayer for God's direction.

At the heart of this ministry is a desire to see unbelievers reconciled in relationship with Christ and for believers to be renewed in their faith and strengthened to continue fighting the good fight. The focus has remained centered on evangelism, using every available means to reach every available person. We are grateful for the position God has placed us in and His overwhelming provision to answer the call.


Mission statement

Wingfield Ministries is committed to the calling of The Great Commission. Through evangelism and discipleship, our greatest purpose is to restore and equip people with the good news of Jesus Christ as the truest example of God's never-ceasing love.

We are dedicated to teaching and sharing truths found in God's Holy Scriptures, inviting others to establish a personal relationship with our Lord and Savior, helping people understand their salvation by grace through faith, and encouraging continued growth in their walks.

We are called to fulfill God's purpose for our individual lives with our time and talents. Using these gifts given to us by the Lord, Wingfield Ministries staff are resolute in the importance of encouraging people to persevere in their faith and deepen their commitment to Jesus.


Statement of faith

We believe the Bible to be the inspired, infallible and 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 our Lord Jesus 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 His personal return to earth in power and glory.

We believe that, for the salvation of lost and sinful man, regeneration by the Holy Spirit through faith in Jesus Christ is absolutely essential.

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 our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Evangelism

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating1026 of 111246 of 49
Fund acquisition rating748 of 111436 of 49
Resource allocation rating827 of 111440 of 49
Asset utilization rating1107 of 111249 of 49

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
7%10%13%13%13%10%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
7%8%12%12%13%7%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
97%82%93%88%98%74%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
7%14%17%19%17%17%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
3%18%7%12%2%26%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%72%65%61%64%64%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
99%62%68%61%74%42%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
78%45%44%37%48%27%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
1%38%32%39%26%58%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
1%18%12%14%9%42%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%15%18%20%18%18%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.080.260.210.180.210.29
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.5521.1222.3940.6739.5043.95
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.225.454.817.288.2012.67
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
11.321.280.620.410.280.84
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.090.781.622.463.551.19
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.800.48-1.54-2.41-3.73-0.18
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
10%15%18%17%20%5%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%12%11%11%11%3%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
75%328%382%461%386%328%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20232022202120202019
Cash$248,541$198,790$68,942$58,803$32,721
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$59,064$45,299$47,482$47,509$41,017
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$307,605$244,089$116,424$106,312$73,738
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$6,093,120$5,118,306$4,507,621$3,973,301$3,167,227
Other long-term assets$94,444$102,778$111,111$119,444$0
Total long-term assets$6,187,564$5,221,084$4,618,732$4,092,745$3,167,227
Total assets$6,495,169$5,465,173$4,735,156$4,199,057$3,240,965
 
Liabilities20232022202120202019
Payables and accrued expenses$168,696$313,617$93,653$242,698$78,883
Other current liabilities$71,632$80,878$193,106$134,488$9,100
Total current liabilities$240,328$394,495$286,759$377,186$87,983
Debt$756,707$584,617$540,400$455,000$88,546
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$756,707$584,617$540,400$455,000$88,546
Total liabilities$997,035$979,112$827,159$832,186$176,529
 
Net assets20232022202120202019
Without donor restrictions$5,498,134$4,486,061$3,907,997$3,366,871$3,064,436
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$5,498,134$4,486,061$3,907,997$3,366,871$3,064,436
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20232022202120202019
Total contributions$2,206,863$1,602,393$1,223,892$1,153,729$1,641,237
Program service revenue$478,132$72,411$62,397$7,512$17,860
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$356$181($1,567)($219)$560,248
Other revenue$1,978$52,624$103,811$13,519$5,012
Total other revenue$480,466$125,216$164,641$20,812$583,120
Total revenue$2,687,329$1,727,609$1,388,533$1,174,541$2,224,357
 
Expenses20232022202120202019
Program services$1,198,573$762,437$512,966$562,082$600,062
Management and general$248,904$206,729$169,775$161,171$171,225
Fundraising$227,779$203,943$164,666$148,853$163,229
Total expenses$1,675,256$1,173,109$847,407$872,106$934,516
 
Change in net assets20232022202120202019
Surplus (deficit)$1,012,073$554,500$541,126$302,435$1,289,841
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,012,073$554,500$541,126$302,435$1,289,841

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Stephen R WingfieldPresident$115,455

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2023


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History

In 1970, Steve Wingfield began to receive invitations to hold area-wide evangelistic meetings. Even while pastoring, he conducted two or three area-wide interdenomiational meetings each year. In 1983, after much prayer and counsel from many people, Steve and his wife Barbara answered God's call to full-time evangelism, thus giving birth to the present ministry. Steve had previously worked with Inter-Church, Inc. on crusades as a minister. Much of the ministry has been modeled after the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

Wingfield Ministries is currently focused on our calling to reach the men, women, and young people who attend NASCAR races around the country. Through Victory Weekend, we are able to set up our mobile platform to entertain and inspire our fans with music that they love, share life-changing testimonies from NASCAR drivers, and deliver powerful messages from Steve Wingfield and others.

Wingfield Ministries is expanding its ministry outreach by including the Lodestar Mountain Inn. The inn will be a refuge for church leaders, youth groups, and dedicated business leaders to hold meetings, seminars, and retreats in a beautiful, natural setting and at a well-appointed and professional facility. Spending time outdoors at this restful refuge nurtures relaxation and refreshment for guests.

The newest addition to outreach, Lodestar Guidance, is an innovative program designed to teach key character principles to businesses, churches, and families. It highlights 48 principles, such as accountability, trustworthiness, sincerity, and integrity, to teach participants how to live and lead effectively.


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