New Life Ranch

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At New Life Ranch Summer Camp, campers get to do thinks like ride horses, canoe, rock climb, launch off the blob, and worship God, all while building relationships with peers, counselors, and ultimately Jesus Christ.

We are a Biblically-based ministry. That means our guide in all of our decisions and standards for behavior will be the teachings of the Bible. This means that we value people from all walks of life regardless of race, culture or financial status. We value children highly as the next generation of Christ-like leaders. We believe that God has designed us to be relational and to function in community through love and grace as demonstrated by God's love toward us. That community embraces the differences and unique talents of each individual as God's design for us to function as a body to serve the world around us and ultimately bring glory to God.

Contact information

Mailing address:
New Life Ranch
160 New Life Ranch Dr.
Colcord, OK 74338


Phone: 918-422-5506


Organization details

EIN: 730736604

CEO/President: Tom Graney


Board size: 0


Ruling year: 1965

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1987


We are a Christ-focused Summer Camp & Retreat Center.

Our Vision: By 2021, we will become a family of camps launching the next generation of Christlike leaders to change the world.

We believe God has called us to grow. For over 60 years, New Life Ranch has existed as a vital ministry in a valley in Northeastern Oklahoma that has impacted youth and adults in the surrounding 5 state region. We do not want our capacity to be a barrier, now or in the future, to impact more young people and adults alike. Our heart is to not miss a generation of campers with the life altering message of Jesus Christ. We believe the world needs more leaders with the heart and mind of Christ working in every intersection of life. We know when lives are lived out in worship toward God it will impact and change the world in which we live.

Mission statement

Our mission is to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ and equip believers for ministry. We provide a unique way to experience Christ with one-of-a-kind adventures, camps, retreats, and leadership development.

Statement of faith

Articles of Faith:

A belief in the scriptures of the Old and New Testaments as the inspired Word of God and inerrant in the original writing, and that they are the supreme and final authority in faith and life. II Timothy 3:16, 17; II Peter 1:20, 21; Matthew 5:18; John 16:12-13

A belief in one God eternally existing in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Deuteronomy 6:4; II Corinthians 13:14

A belief that Jesus Christ was begotten of the Holy Spirit and born of Mary, a virgin and a descendant of David. John 1:1-2, 14; Luke 1:35

A belief that man was created in the image of God; that he sinned and thereby incurred not only physical death but also that spiritual death which is separation from fellowship with God; that all human beings are born with a sinful nature. Genesis 1:26, 27; Romans 3:22, 23; Romans 5:12; Ephesians 2:1-3, 12

A belief that the Lord Jesus Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures as our representative and substitutionary sacrifice, and that all who believe in Him and accept Him are justified on the grounds of His shed blood. Romans 3:24, 25; I Peter 2:24; Ephesians 1:7; I Corinthians 15: 1-3

A belief in the resurrection of the crucified body of our Lord and His ascension into Heaven, and that He is there at the right hand of God as our High Priest and Advocate. Acts 1:9,10; Hebrews 9:24; Hebrews 7:25; Romans 8:35; I John 2:1-2; I Peter 1;3-5

A belief in that blessed hope - the personal and imminent return of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and that He will set up His Kingdom on earth. I Thessalonians 4:13-18; Revelation 19:11-21

A belief that all those who in faith accept the Lord Jesus Christ are born again of the Holy Spirit and thereby become children of God. John 16:8-11; II Corinthians 3:6; I Corinthians 12:12-14; Romans 8:9; Ephesians 1:13,14; John 16:13; I John 2:20,27; Ephesians 5:18

A belief in the bodily resurrection of the just and unjust; the everlasting blessedness of the saved and the everlasting punishment of the lost. Matthew 25:46; John 5:28,29; John 11:25-26; Revelation 20:5,6,12,13; Luke 23:43; Philippians 1:23; Philippians 3:21; I Thessalonians 4:16-17

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Camps/Conference Centers

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating502 of 102212 of 26
Fund acquisition rating912 of 102421 of 28
Resource allocation rating236 of 10245 of 28
Asset utilization rating401 of 102213 of 26

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$296,364$404,378$182,368$221,753$444,707
Short-term investments$101,286$170,308$216,468$189,772$174,932
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,711,905$3,692,380$3,950,587$3,736,952$2,671,636
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$21,089,125$18,940,977$8,779,387$8,564,981$7,808,375
Other long-term assets$150$150$150$0$0
Total long-term assets$21,089,275$18,941,127$8,779,537$8,564,981$7,808,375
Total assets$22,801,180$22,633,507$12,730,124$12,301,933$10,480,011
Payables and accrued expenses$502,861$590,054$426,052$285,656$104,214
Other current liabilities$194,735$198,676$160,953$143,971$111,309
Total current liabilities$697,596$788,730$587,005$429,627$215,523
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$697,596$788,730$587,005$429,627$215,523
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$21,710,868$19,950,372$9,944,325$9,301,982$8,510,319
With donor restrictions$392,716$1,894,405$2,198,794$2,570,324$1,754,169
Net assets$22,103,584$21,844,777$12,143,119$11,872,306$10,264,488
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$2,232,655$11,313,148$1,854,532$3,073,666$2,518,429
Program service revenue$5,731,600$4,578,695$3,936,388$3,674,743$3,312,565
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$8,144$31,952$18,964$14,692($9,399)
Other revenue$1,895$20$0$5,500$166
Total other revenue$5,741,639$4,610,667$3,955,352$3,694,935$3,303,332
Total revenue$7,974,294$15,923,815$5,809,884$6,768,601$5,821,761
Program services$6,859,199$5,449,731$5,073,622$4,614,730$3,692,960
Management and general$464,505$391,891$213,985$227,501$502,368
Total expenses$7,735,913$6,210,871$5,554,610$5,168,220$4,453,234
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$238,381$9,712,944$255,274$1,600,381$1,368,527
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$238,381$9,712,944$255,274$1,600,381$1,368,527


Tom Graney IIIExecutive Director$85,154

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 4/15/2022. To update the information below, please email:


Since 1958, the singular mission of New Life Ranch has been to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ and equip believers for ministry. The way that happens may have changed over the years, from activities that occur to the songs we sing, to the breadth of facilities that we now offer, but that central purpose is unchanged. Introducing and seeing young people come to a saving knowledge of Christ is at the center of all we do. Deepening that relationship through intentional teaching and discipleship so that they can impact their own circles is the underlying purpose with all groups that we serve.

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