Miracle Hill Ministries, Inc.

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Miracle Hill Ministries is South Carolina's largest and most comprehensive provider of homeless services. At our core, we exist to serve the homeless-physically, emotionally, and spiritually. We help point individuals to Christ so that they may move toward wholeness, stability, and healthy relationships.

Homeless Ministries - Miracle Hill operates four adult rescue missions across the Upstate. These allow us to provide emergency shelter and community for people who need it most.

Children's Ministries - Through our Children's Home - a foster care community and Foster Care Program, Miracle Hill acts as a place of refuge for children.

Addiction Recovery - We empower men and women to live drug & alcohol free lifestyles using a Biblical adaptation of the 12-step recovery model.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Miracle Hill Ministries, Inc.
490 S. Pleasantburg Drive
Greenville, SC 29607

Website: www.miraclehill.org

Phone: (864) 268-4357

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 570425826

CEO/President: Ryan Duerk

Chairman: K. Miller

Board size: 12

Founder: local businessmen

Ruling year: 1958

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1992


Miracle Hill Ministries is a nonprofit organization in the Upstate of South Carolina dedicated to providing extensive services to adults in the form of food, shelter, clothing, counseling, personal development, and addiction recovery. We also serve children who have been removed from their families through our foster home community and residential foster care program. As an evangelical, gospel-infused mercy ministry, Jesus Christ is at the center of all that we do.

Vision: Upstate South Carolina has sufficient resources and services that are Christ centered and accessible for all who are experiencing homelessness.

Mission statement

Miracle Hill exists that homeless children and adults receive food and shelter with compassion, hear the Good News of Jesus Christ, and move toward healthy relationships and stability.

Statement of faith

We Believe...

The Bible to be the only inspired, infallible, inerrant and authoritative Word of God. 2 Tim. 3:16; 2 Pet 1:20-21

That there is one God, creator of heaven and earth, eternally existent in three distinctive persons: the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. 1 Tim. 2:5; Gen 1:1; Mt. 3:16-17; Mt. 28:19; 2 Cor. 13:14; John 10:30

In the deity and humanity of Jesus Christ; that He was born of a virgin; that we are redeemed by His atoning death through His shed blood; that He bodily resurrected and ascended into heaven and that He will come again in power and great glory to judge the living and the dead. Eph. 1:7-10; Acts 1:9-11; Mt. 1:23-25; 1 Cor. 15:1-8; 2 Tim. 4:1

In the value and dignity of all people created in God's image, but alienated from God and each other because of our sin and guilt and justly subject to God's wrath. Gen. 1:26-27; Psalm 139:13; Mt. 22:37-39; Rom. 12:20-21; Gal. 6:10; Eph. 2:1-3; Rom. 5:12

That regeneration by the Holy Spirit by grace through faith is essential for the salvation of lost and sinful people. Tit. 3:4-7; Eph. 2:8-9; 2 Cor. 6:2

In the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting solely through repentance and faith in Jesus Christ. Col. 1:13-14; 1 Thess. 4:16-17; John 3:16

That the Holy Spirit unites all believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that together they form one body - the church. 1 Cor. 12:12-13; 1 Cor. 12:27

God ordained the family as the foundational institution of human society. It is composed of persons related to one another by marriage, blood or adoption, and that God's design for marriage is the legal joining of one man and one woman in a life-long covenant relationship. Gen. 1:26-28; Eph. 5:21-6:4; Mt. 19:4-6

God creates each person as either male or female, and these two distinct, complementary sexes, together reflect the image and nature of God. Gen. 1:27; Gen. 2:18

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating502 of 110456 of 140
Fund acquisition rating308 of 110531 of 140
Resource allocation rating572 of 110565 of 140
Asset utilization rating691 of 110491 of 140

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,635,285$1,710,862$1,438,544$1,568,224$1,534,245
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$8,535,197$8,481,984$7,312,706$6,068,992$4,035,571
Long-term investments$13,558,040$10,411,014$9,366,260$7,584,204$7,881,767
Fixed assets$18,136,616$16,719,850$18,047,965$18,462,119$18,833,020
Other long-term assets$90,403$99,766$109,166$90,065$8,000
Total long-term assets$31,785,059$27,230,630$27,523,391$26,136,388$26,722,787
Total assets$40,320,256$35,712,614$34,836,097$32,205,380$30,758,358
Payables and accrued expenses$986,541$696,512$881,044$1,001,985$1,038,379
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$986,541$696,512$881,044$1,001,985$1,038,379
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$203,131$210,731$225,903$239,525$252,230
Total long-term liabilities$7,402,150$6,661,302$7,006,074$8,529,300$6,728,511
Total liabilities$8,388,691$7,357,814$7,887,118$9,531,285$7,766,890
Net assets20232022202120202019
Without donor restrictions$23,344,448$20,928,612$20,432,568$15,176,876$14,651,711
With donor restrictions$8,587,117$7,426,188$6,516,411$7,497,219$8,339,757
Net assets$31,931,565$28,354,800$26,948,979$22,674,095$22,991,468
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$22,474,599$20,613,204$17,548,039$16,596,524$17,764,989
Program service revenue$660,328$614,570$2,416,255$456,061$437,584
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$576,266$899,319$878,262$454,843$723,133
Other revenue$13,622$187,883($73,038)($98,544)$220,909
Total other revenue$1,250,216$1,701,772$3,221,479$812,360$1,381,626
Total revenue$23,724,815$22,314,976$20,769,518$17,408,884$19,146,615
Program services$16,525,802$14,942,204$14,279,608$14,148,484$14,748,630
Management and general$2,580,639$2,163,007$2,169,009$2,217,659$2,077,836
Total expenses$20,701,358$18,494,951$17,768,913$17,558,253$18,190,488
Change in net assets20232022202120202019
Surplus (deficit)$3,023,457$3,820,025$3,000,605($149,369)$956,127
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$3,023,457$3,820,025$3,000,605($149,369)$956,127


Ryan DuerkPres/CEO$134,015
Ken KruithofCOO$123,947
Rick IngramCFO/Treas$121,669
Jacob EdmistenCdo$83,851

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2023

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 9/28/2023. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


The Great Depression gave a new meaning to the word "despair," especially for those who did not know where they would sleep or how their next meal would be supplied. With a heart for the hurting and a desire to share the Gospel, in 1937, a group of local businessmen responded to the need by creating a soup kitchen and small mission in Greenville, South Carolina.

With the support of the community, a lodge was built in 1948 with 12 beds for transient men on the first floor and mothers with children on the second. This "Gospel Rescue Mission" grew along with the ever-increasing population of people experiencing homelessness, adding programs and shelters as the needs arose.

Miracle Hill's name developed from a miracle on "The Hill" at Miracle Hill Children's Home situated in the foothills near Table Rock. Volunteer construction workers prayed that the rain would hold off around their site - and it did - on what is now known as Miracle Hill.

Today, Miracle Hill Ministries operates four rescue missions, two addiction recovery programs, a foster home community, transitional homes, a foster care program, a food ministry program, eight thrift stores, and an auto sales operation-all of which contribute to our mission to serve people experiencing homelessness.

Through Christ's provision, hard work, dedication, and the support of our generous sponsors and partners, we're able to serve thousands of people in need in the Upstate each year. And while we're humbled to be able to help so many people move toward stability and wholeness, we haven't lost sight of where we came from.

Program accomplishments

In 2021, Miracle Hill impacted our Upstate communities through:

234,751 safe shelter beds provided

388,885 meals served to the hungry

826 adults found jobs or developed exit strategy

3,654 unique individuals served

557 children sheltered


Your gifts are greatly needed and appreciated as our shelters are always open and are critical to homeless adults, children in need of fostering, and adults battling addictions.