Children's Bible Ministries of NC dba New Life Camp

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Investing in the Lives of Children for Eternity

Located in the heart of the Triangle on 72 acres of wooded oasis, New Life Camp has been cultivating adventure, excitement and belonging by providing summer camp as well as facilities that foster a year-round hub of activity for churches, homeschoolers and sports leagues for more than 70 years.

Contact information

Mailing address:
New Life Camp
9927 Falls of Neuse Rd
Raleigh, NC 27614


Phone: 919-847-0764

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 561314780

CEO/President: Dr. Jeff Beckett

Chairman: Bill Peterson

Board size: 10

Founder: Bob & Debbie Johnson

Ruling year: 1982

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2021


We value the way acceptance, adventure and competition can build fellowship and belonging. This is the heart of who we are.

Mission statement

We focus on a "making disciples" model rather than just making converts. New Life Camp exists to love, accept and introduce children and their families to Jesus Christ and equip them to live lives that glorify God.

Statement of faith

We believe the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be the completely inspired (God-breathed) Word of God, the final authority for faith and life, inerrant in the original writings.(Matt. 5:18; John 16:12-13; 2 Tim. 3:16-17; 2 Pet. 1:20-21)

We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ as fully God and fully man, conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of a virgin; as God the Son, co-equal and co-existent with God the Father and God the Holy Spirit. (Matt 1:1-2:13; John 1:1-11; 14-16; Phil. 2:5-11; Col. 1:15)

We believe in man's fallen condition, through nature and practice, he stands guilty before God and is righteously judged fit only for an external hell. (Gen. 3:1-113; Matt. 25:46; Rom. 3:10 & 23; 5:12-21; I Cor. 15:21-22; I Thess. 1:7-10; Rev. 20:12-15)

We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ died for our sins, according to the Scriptures as a representative and substitutionary sacrifice and that His shed blood is the only, the all-satisfying, and eternally secure ground of justification to all who believe Him. The Lord Jesus was also raised from the dead on the third day in the same body in which He was crucified, and He has qualified the saints for service here, a like resurrection, and a place in His divine presence for eternity. (Matt. 28; Luke 24: 39-43; Rom 3:21-28; 5:10-11; I Cor. 15: 3-4; I Tim. 2:5-6; Heb. 9:11-22; I Pet. 1:18-20; I John 2:2; 5:10-13)

We believe that repentance, forgiveness and becoming a new creature are several of the many experiences of the Christian who is kept by God's power, being secure in Christ forever and that it is the privilege of believers to rejoice in the assurance of salvation. (John 6:37-40; 10:27-30; Rom. 8:1, 38-39; I Cor. 5:17; I John 5:11-13)

We believe that God the Holy Spirit is a person who convicts sinners and who regenerates and baptizes them at the moment of their salvation into the body of Christ. We also believe that the Holy Spirit indwells and seals all who believe until Christ returns and fills and empowers for service those who are yielded to Him. (John 16:8-11; Rom. 8-9; 1 Cor. 6:19-20; 12:12-14; Gal. 5:16; Eph. 1:13-14; 4:30; 5:18; Titus 3:5)

We believe in the visible, personal, and imminent return of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for His church. (John 14:3; Acts 1:9-11; 1 Thess. 4:13-18)

We believe in the bodily resurrection of the justified and of the unjustified, the everlasting felicity of the saved and the everlasting punishment of the lost. (John 11:23-27; Rom. 8:11; 2 Cor. 5:1; 1 Thess. 4:13-18; Rev. 20:12-15)

We believe that God hears and answers the prayer of faith, in accord with His own will, for the sick and afflicted. (John 15:7, 1 John 5:14-15)

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Camps/Conference Centers

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating477 of 109624 of 36
Fund acquisition rating337 of 109812 of 37
Resource allocation rating526 of 109827 of 37
Asset utilization rating666 of 109621 of 36

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$68,869$45,004$55,258$45,620$51,404
Short-term investments$4,024$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$3,267,478$1,842,917$1,163,965$1,117,162$1,192,343
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$4,780,454$4,796,978$4,793,446$4,259,112$3,699,774
Other long-term assets$1,462$1,462$3,351$3,201$2,954
Total long-term assets$4,781,916$4,798,440$4,796,797$4,262,313$3,702,728
Total assets$8,049,394$6,641,357$5,960,762$5,379,475$4,895,071
Payables and accrued expenses$10,255$336$2,427$2,899$1,968
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$10,255$336$2,427$2,899$1,968
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$10,255$336$2,427$2,899$1,968
Net assets20212020201920182017
Without donor restrictions$5,442,915$5,053,276$4,936,661$4,390,594$3,952,563
With donor restrictions$2,596,224$1,587,745$1,021,674$985,982$940,540
Net assets$8,039,139$6,641,021$5,958,335$5,376,576$4,893,103
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$1,771,667$1,503,079$1,136,498$1,134,635$1,607,020
Program service revenue$1,372,140$1,024,590$1,368,226$1,208,658$1,137,508
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$26,345$9,671$19,415$6,858($6,290)
Other revenue$78,147$38,035$140,616$121,707$14,858
Total other revenue$1,476,632$1,072,296$1,528,257$1,337,223$1,146,076
Total revenue$3,248,299$2,575,375$2,664,755$2,471,858$2,753,096
Program services$1,437,246$1,543,117$1,660,977$1,599,715$1,463,797
Management and general$349,419$308,805$279,115$246,310$274,655
Total expenses$1,851,225$1,911,687$2,082,997$1,988,385$1,848,348
Change in net assets20212020201920182017
Surplus (deficit)$1,397,074$663,688$581,758$483,473$904,748
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,397,074$663,688$581,758$483,473$904,748


Jeff BeckettExecutive Director$109,426

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2021

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Program accomplishments

118,000+ total kids impacted since 1950

4,192 Total campers served in 2021