Mercy Multiplied America

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Summary



Mercy Multiplied exists to provide opportunities for all to experience God's unconditional love, forgiveness, and life-transforming power. Our residential program is voluntary, biblically-based, and free-of-charge for women ages 13-32; our outpatient services are free-of-charge for men (Louisiana only) and women ages 13 and older; and our Outreach Services offer multiple resources online and onsite designed to equip men and women of all ages to live free and stay free in Jesus Christ.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Mercy Multiplied America
PO Box 111060
Nashville, TN 37222

Website: mercymultiplied.com

Phone: (615) 831-6987

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 720973419

CEO/President: Christy Singleton / Nancy Alcorn

Chairman: Dr. Shep Dunlevie

Board size: 16

Founder: Nancy Alcorn

Ruling year: 1983

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2008


Purpose

Mercy Multiplied is committed to being an effective and well-respected global organization dedicated to transforming lives of generations searching for truth and wholeness.


Mission statement

Mercy Multiplied exists to provide opportunities and resources for all to experience God's unconditional love, forgiveness, and life-transforming power.


Statement of faith

The Scriptures: We believe that the Holy Bible was written by divine inspiration, and that it is a record of God's revelation of Himself to man. It is a book of divine instruction. (2 Timothy 3:16-17; John 1:1-14)

God: We believe there is only one living and true God, and that the eternal God reveals Himself to us as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Each member of the Trinity has distinct personal attributes, but yet is still one. (Matthew 28:19-20; Mark 12:28-31)

God the Father

He is fatherly in His attitude toward all men. He is all powerful, all knowing, omnipresent, omnipotent, and sovereign. (Jeremiah 10:12; Psalm 139: 7-10; Psalm 147:5; Proverbs 15:3; Romans 1:20)

God the Son

Jesus is the eternal Son of God. We believe He was conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. He was crucified, willingly shedding His blood for the redemption of mankind and forgiveness of sins to all who receive the sacrifice. He was crucified, dead, and buried. On the third day He rose from the dead with a glorified body, appeared to His disciples, ascended to heaven, and is now exalted at the right hand of God where He is the One Mediator, bringing reconciliation between God and man. He will return in power and glory to judge the world and to complete His redemptive mission. He now dwells in all believers as the living and ever-present Lord. (Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 3:17; Acts 1:8-11; Romans 8:31-34; 1 Timothy 3:16; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-6; Titus 2:11-14)

God the Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of God (the Comforter, the Intercessor, the Strengthener, the Standby, the Counselor). He illuminates men to understand truth, and He draws men to the Father. He convicts of sin, of righteousness, and of judgment. He enlightens and empowers the believer and the church in worship, evangelism, and service. (John 16:7-8; 1 Corinthians 6:19; 1 Corinthians 12:13; Galatians 5:16-17; Romans 8:5-13)

Man: We believe man was created in the image of God by a special act of God Himself. Man was created free of sin and innocent, but with a free choice. By man's choice, sin entered the human race. Thus, the fall came by choosing to follow Satan and his temptation. Redemption comes through receiving Christ as a free gift and believing in the heart that He died for sins through the shedding of His own blood, and receiving and accepting the free gift of salvation offered to "whosoever will." (Genesis 1:26; Galatians 3:17-24; Romans 5:6-10; 1 Thessalonians 5:9-10)

Salvation: We believe in the new birth as work of God's grace whereby believers become new creatures in Christ Jesus. It is a change of heart wrought by the Holy Spirit through conviction of sin, to which the sinner responds in repentance toward God and faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. (Matthew 16:24-26; John 3:16-18; Romans 10:9-13)

The Church: The Church universal is the Body of Christ, and it consists of all true believers who are associated by their covenant in the faith and fellowship of the gospel. The various local churches are smaller entities of the universal body of true believers. The Church operates under the Lordship of Jesus Christ, and He raises up pastors and deacons as leaders. The pastors are the shepherds of the individual flocks. (Ephesians 1:18-23; Ephesians 4:4-13)

Baptism: We believe in following the example of Christ in water baptism. It is an act of obedience symbolizing the believer's faith in a crucified, buried, and risen Savior, and the believer's death to sin, burial of the old life, and a resurrection to walk in the newness of life in Christ Jesus. (Matthew 28:16-20; Mark 1:4-11)

The Lord's Supper: We believe in the Lord's Supper as a symbolic act of obedience whereby members of the church remember the death of Christ by partaking of bread and fruit of the vine. (Matthew 26:26-28; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26)

Tithing: We believe in giving a tithe, or a tenth, of total income in order to balance responsible stewardship with following the Holy Spirit. (Malachi 3:8-10)

Marriage, Gender, and Sexuality: We believe God created every person in His image as male or female. These are two distinct, complementary genders and rejection of one's biological sex is a rejection of the image of God within that person. We believe marriage is an institution created by God as a covenant relationship established by mutual vows exchanged exclusively between one man and one woman. We believe God intends for sexual intimacy to only occur between a man and a woman who are married to each other. (Genesis 1:26-27; Genesis 2:18-24; 1 Corinthians 6:9-10, 18-20; 1 Corinthians 7:2-5; Hebrews 13:4; Romans 1:18-32; Leviticus 18:22; Leviticus 20:13)

Sanctity of Life: We believe that all human life is sacred and created by God in His image. Human life is of inestimable worth in all its dimensions, including pre-born babies, the aged, the physically or mentally challenged, and every other stage or condition from conception through natural death. We are therefore called to defend, protect, and value all human life. (Psalm 139)

This statement of faith does not exhaust the extent of our beliefs. The Bible itself, the infallible, written Word of God, is the sole basis and final source of all that we believe. For purposes of Mercy Multiplied's faith, practice, policy, and discipline, our board of directors is the final interpretive authority on the meaning and application of the Statement of Faith for Mercy Multiplied.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating99 of 103320 of 161
Fund acquisition rating225 of 103529 of 161
Resource allocation rating224 of 103539 of 161
Asset utilization rating262 of 103341 of 161

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
9%5%6%5%5%6%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
8%5%6%5%5%6%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
91%98%98%99%98%98%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
10%6%6%5%6%6%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
9%2%2%1%2%2%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
80%86%87%88%86%85%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
87%86%104%90%94%103%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
69%74%91%79%81%88%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
13%14%-4%10%6%-3%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
11%12%-4%10%6%-3%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
9%8%7%7%8%9%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.550.740.910.830.850.92
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
2.974.075.774.374.736.41
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.743.035.263.624.045.93
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
14.307.262.995.315.103.87
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.070.140.330.190.200.26
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.793.411.522.692.391.50
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
9%3%9%9%12%14%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
2%0%3%5%8%10%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
150%130%100%109%103%93%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$2,337,060$1,362,488$1,993,603$1,598,014$1,144,435
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$237,164$328,154$332,218$392,357$247,761
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,574,224$1,690,642$2,325,821$1,990,371$1,392,196
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$7,910,614$8,015,812$7,810,035$7,419,718$7,532,834
Other long-term assets$2,930$46,275$25,055$5,510$500
Total long-term assets$7,913,544$8,062,087$7,835,090$7,425,228$7,533,334
Total assets$10,487,768$9,752,729$10,160,911$9,415,599$8,925,530
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$354,468$565,948$437,789$390,571$360,178
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$354,468$565,948$437,789$390,571$360,178
Debt$0$314,605$502,078$751,187$858,929
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$314,605$502,078$751,187$858,929
Total liabilities$354,468$880,553$939,867$1,141,758$1,219,107
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$9,251,435$7,746,893$8,148,427$7,260,315$7,095,176
With donor restrictions$881,865$1,125,283$1,072,617$1,013,526$611,247
Net assets$10,133,300$8,872,176$9,221,044$8,273,841$7,706,423
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$8,843,921$8,416,963$9,305,519$8,409,179$7,867,076
Program service revenue$23,630$29,155$28,646$40,961$59,100
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$7,646$2,068$9,846$433$362
Other revenue$186,782$99,703$33,699$87,962$69,708
Total other revenue$218,058$130,926$72,191$129,356$129,170
Total revenue$9,061,979$8,547,889$9,377,710$8,538,535$7,996,246
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$6,726,702$7,754,349$7,377,930$6,900,677$7,037,890
Management and general$634,697$640,473$601,926$678,896$759,388
Fundraising$439,456$501,935$450,651$453,419$456,928
Total expenses$7,800,855$8,896,757$8,430,507$8,032,992$8,254,206
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$1,261,124($348,868)$947,203$505,543($257,960)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,261,124($348,868)$947,203$505,543($257,960)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Nancy AlcornDirector$293,914
Christy SingletonCEO$71,762
Amanda MitchellTreasurer$67,435

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2020


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History

The vision for Mercy Multiplied was launched in 1983 after Founder and President, Nancy Alcorn, spent eight years working for the government. Realizing that true transformation would never come as the result of any government system, Nancy started the first residential home in West Monroe, Louisiana. Mercy's residential program helps young women ages 13-32 break free from life controlling issues and situations, including anxiety, depression, sexual abuse, eating disorders, self-harm, addictions, unplanned pregnancy, and sex trafficking. These residential services are offered free-of-charge.

Over the years, Mercy has expanded its United States residential locations to Nashville, Tennessee; St. Louis, Missouri; and Sacramento, California, with future plans to build a residential home in the panhandle of Florida. The organization has grown beyond the borders of the United States, including locations in the United Kingdom, and Canada.

In 2016, after seeing thousands of lives transformed in the residential program, Mercy decided that it was time to adapt its highly successful counseling model into an 8-week discipleship resource so men and women of all ages, at any point in their walk with the Lord, could find new levels of freedom and healing in Christ. In addition to the Keys to Freedom study, our Outreach Services also train and resource men and women to effectively support and minister to those who are hurting and struggling through workshops, videos, podcasts, and other practical resources. Our goal is to share the life transforming principles used in our residential program to empower men and women of all ages to live in freedom.

In September of 2020, Mercy Multiplied launched its first Mercy Multiplied Center for Wellness and Counseling in West Monroe, LA - right in the very location where the ministry began in 1983. This center offers a free-of-charge outpatient counseling program to men and women aged 13 and older. This center is a prototype and Mercy expects to expand these services to other locations.


Program accomplishments

Remaining ever faithful to its three founding principles: (1) accept girls free-of-charge, (2) always give at least ten percent of all donations to other organizations and ministries, and (3) do not take any state or federal funding or any money that interferes with the freedom to share Christ, Mercy has seen thousands of lives transformed through the power of Christ.

In a recent survey of former Mercy residents, 94 percent of respondents said Mercy transformed their lives and restored their hope. Time and time again we have seen girls who have no hope or will to live develop into strong, passionate leaders. God is using Mercy graduates to impact lives all over the world.


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