Mission on the Move

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Bringing Hope, Transforming Lives and Strengthening Communities through Jesus Christ in Honduras, Mexico, and the United States.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Mission on the Move
PO Box 13208
Savannah, GA 31416

Website: missiononthemove.org

Phone: 912-754-3349

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 581681122

CEO/President: Marcy Rodriguez

Chairman: Ralph Gnann

Board size: 15

Founder: Ed Cadle

Ruling year: 1987

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2020


Developing disciples with the children in our care and communities, while providing needs. Providing stable, Christian families for children.

Mission statement

Called by God to go and serve vulnerable children believing the love of Christ brings hope, transforms lives, and strengthens communities.

Statement of faith

Mission On The Move is a multi-denominational, evangelical Christian missions organization. There are some tenets we accept universally. About God: God is the creator and ruler of the universe. He has eternally existed in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. These three are co-equal and are one God. (Genesis 1:26-27, Psalms 90:2, Matthew 28:19, 1 Peter 1:2, and 2 Corinthians 13:14) About Jesus Christ: Jesus Christ is the Son of God. He is one with and equal to the Father and the Holy Spirit. Jesus lived a sinless human life and offered himself as a perfect sacrifice for the sins of all people by dying on a cross. He rose from the dead after three days to demonstrate His power over sin and death. He ascended into Heaven's glory and will return again one day to earth to reign as King of Kings and Lord of Lords. We trust and believe in Jesus Christ as our Savior and Lord. (Matthew 1:22-23, Isaiah 9:6, John 1:1-5, Hebrews 4:14, 1 Corinthians 15:3-4, Acts 1:9-11, Romans 1:3-4, 1 Timothy 6:14-15, and Titus 2:13). About The Holy Spirit: The Holy Spirit is one with and equal to the Father and the Son of God. He is present in the world to make people aware of their need for Jesus Christ. He also lives in every Christian from the moment of salvation. He provides the Christian with power for living, understanding of spiritual truth, and guidance in doing what is right. He gives every believer a spiritual gift when they are saved. As Christians we seek to live under His control daily. (2 Corinthians 3:17, John 14:16-17, John 16:7-13, Acts 1:8, 1 Corinthians 2:12, Ephesians 1:13, Galatians 5:25, and Ephesians 5:18). About The Bible: The Bible is God's Word to us. It was written by human authors under the supernatural guidance of the Holy Spirit. It is the supreme source of truth for Christian beliefs and living. It is the final authority for us in all matters of our faith and life. Because it is inspired by God, it is the truth without any mixture of error. (2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:20-21, 2 Timothy 1:13, Psalms 160, Psalms 12:6, Proverbs 30:5). About Human Beings: People are made in the spiritual image of God to be like Him in character. People are the supreme object of God's creation. Although every person has a tremendous potential for good, all of us are marred by an attitude of disobedience called "sin". This attitude separates people from God and causes many problems in life. (Genesis 1:27, Psalms 8:3-6, Isaiah 53:6, Romans 3:23, Isaiah 59:1-2)

About Salvation: Salvation is God's free gift to all who come to a saving faith in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We believe all human beings are sinners and that sinners are redeemed by the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. We can never make up for sin by self-improvement or good works. Only by trusting in Jesus Christ as God's offering of forgiveness can anyone be saved from sin's penalty. When we turn from our self-ruled life and turn to Jesus in faith, we are saved. (Romans 6:23, Ephesians 2:8-9, John 14:6, Titus 3:5, Galatians 3:26 and Romans 5:1).

About The Church: The Church is the people of God. It is the Body of Christ, called by God and empowered by the Holy Spirit to be the primary instrument for God's redemptive purposes in history. The Church gathers as a family of faith to worship God, to grow in Christ, and to make Christ known to the world. (Matthew 16:13-19, Acts 2:42-44, 1 Corinthians 12:27, Ephesians 2:19-22, Ephesians 4:4-6, and 1 Peter 2:9-10)

About Eternity: People were created to exist forever. We will either exist eternally separated from God by sin, or eternally with God through forgiveness and salvation. To be eternally separated from God is hell. To be eternally in union with Him is eternal life. Heaven and Hell are real places of external existence. (John 3:16, John 14:17, Romans 8:17-18, Revelation 20:15, 1 Corinthians 2:7-9).

While it is impossible to fully embrace and affirm the tenets of all denominations, we make every effort to be an organization where people from a wide range of denominations feel at home. In the midst of our denominational diversity, there are several distinctives that are important to us. We affirm the centrality of prayer. Daily individuals and groups are praying. We encourage every follower of Christ to be devoted to prayer.

We affirm the priesthood of all believers. We believe that every follower of Christ is a minister, gifted, equipped, and called to be involved in the extension of Christ's Kingdom throughout the earth.

We affirm evangelism and missions. We are a Great Commission organization. We are intentional in reaching people who have never heard the Gospel and discipling those who have.

We affirm mercy ministries expressing the compassionate care of Christ. We are concerned about the needs of the total person: spiritually, emotionally, and physically. As Christ's representatives, we will provide assistance to help meet these needs.

We affirm spiritual growth through intentional discipleship and nurturing. Our operations around the world are dedicated to intentionally assisting in the process of growing in spiritual maturity.

We affirm the priority of nurturing children. We come alongside the family to assist in the spiritual growth of children from cradle to adulthood. We affirm the sacrament of Baptism, whether through sprinkling, pouring, or immersion, as infants, youth, or adults. We embrace God's grace through these expressions of baptism and child dedication.

We affirm the necessity of Christian Fellowship. We enjoy being together as God's people, bearing one another's burdens and sharing one another's joys.

We affirm the Unity of the Church. We affirm the unity of the local church, as well as the Whole Body of Christ throughout the earth.

We affirm sexual purity. We consider sexual intimacy to be a gift from God to be experienced only in the covenant relationship of marriage between a man and a woman.

We affirm a rich heritage of diverse expressions of worship. We recognize a broad spectrum of biblical expressions of praise and worship. We affirm that by the Holy Spirit, God imparts spiritual gifts to His people still today.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Foreign Missions

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating58 of 103410 of 124
Fund acquisition rating55 of 10364 of 124
Resource allocation rating165 of 103618 of 124
Asset utilization rating322 of 103442 of 124

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$0($6,091)$58,529
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$399,591$293,882$248,530$409,291$377,740
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$0$17,388$17,388$52,949$54,549
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$0$17,388$17,388$52,949$54,549
Total assets$399,591$311,270$265,918$462,240$432,289
Payables and accrued expenses$39,796$39,796$58,786$0$0
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$39,796$39,796$58,786$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0($9,417)($7,318)
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0($9,417)($7,318)
Total liabilities$39,796$39,796$58,786($9,417)($7,318)
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$110,218$70,105($14,752)$309,262$342,902
With donor restrictions$249,577$201,369$221,884$162,395$96,705
Net assets$359,795$271,474$207,132$471,657$439,607
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$733,188$852,849$919,911$313,617$364,498
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$1,262$1,209$1,112$15$166
Other revenue$0$0$0$23$2
Total other revenue$1,262$1,209$1,112$38$168
Total revenue$734,450$854,058$921,023$313,655$364,666
Program services$595,317$745,782$749,907$271,701$219,077
Management and general$50,812$43,934$258,182$77,144$69,961
Total expenses$646,129$789,716$1,008,089$348,845$289,038
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$88,321$64,342($87,066)($35,190)$75,628
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$88,321$64,342($87,066)($35,190)$75,628


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The ministry was born in 1986 from the heart of Brother Ed Cadle, United Methodist minister.

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