Christ for India

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Summary

Christ For India (CFI) exists to fulfill Christ's Great Commission to India by training nationals as pastors and evangelists, establishing native churches, providing humanitarian aid, educating India's future leadership.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Christ for India
PO Box 271086
Dallas, TX 75227

Website: www.christforindia.org

Phone: (800) 934-0380

Email: cfimin@christforindia.org


Organization details

EIN: 751748892

CEO/President: Jameson Titus

Chairman: Jameson Titus

Board size: 14

Founder: Dr. P.J. Titus and Mary Titus

Ruling year: 1964

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1994


Purpose

Vision: "To disciple the Nation of India"

Purpose: "To make ready a people prepared for the coming of the Lord Jesus"


Mission statement

Christ For India Exists to Fulfill Christ's Great Commission to India by training nationals as pastors and evangelists, establishing native churches, providing humanitarian aid, and educating India's future leadership.


Statement of faith

We believe: The sixty-six canonical books of the Old and the New Testament to be inspired and the infallible and authoritative Word of God. There is one God, eternally existent in three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. In the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, in the rapture of the Church at Christ's coming, and His glorious thousand-year rule on earth.

The only means of being cleansed from sin is through repentance and faith in the precious blood of Jesus Christ. Regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential for personal salvation. In the identification of the believer with Christ's death and resurrection by immersion baptism.

The redemptive work of Christ on the cross provides healing to the human body in answer to believing prayer. The baptism in the Holy Spirit, according to Acts 2:4, is given to believers who ask for it. In the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enable to live a Holy life.

The Church is the fellowship of all who have become children of God through faith in Christ and have been knit together by the Holy Spirit into one body of which the Lord Jesus is the head.

The Church is given the mandate by the Risen Lord Jesus and is under the obligation to demonstrate and proclaim the wholeness of the Gospel and its implications to every people.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Evangelism Support

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating765 of 102233 of 51
Fund acquisition rating1011 of 102451 of 51
Resource allocation rating932 of 102447 of 51
Asset utilization rating14 of 10221 of 51

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
5%20%26%28%27%4%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%20%26%28%27%4%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
96%100%100%100%100%100%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%20%27%27%27%4%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
4%0%0%0%0%0%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%72%64%64%65%79%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
94%99%97%103%100%99%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
78%71%62%65%65%78%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
6%1%3%-3%0%1%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%5%15%-13%1%8%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%8%9%9%9%17%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.243.512.872.852.902.51
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.284.985.878.576.584.61
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.7817.4916.8424.3919.1011.57
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
27.362.062.901.434.721.95
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.020.490.340.700.210.51
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
6.530.350.470.150.500.50
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
3%38%41%48%44%51%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%28%35%40%41%40%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
76%18%21%18%19%19%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$21,501$18,222$12,011$16,595$26,798
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$0$0$0
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$21,501$18,222$12,011$16,595$26,798
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$84,786$87,865$90,968$92,653$95,592
Other long-term assets$732$790$0$0$1,265
Total long-term assets$85,518$88,655$90,968$92,653$96,857
Total assets$107,019$106,877$102,979$109,248$123,655
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$10,437$6,278$8,420$3,518$13,749
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$10,437$6,278$8,420$3,518$13,749
Debt$30,215$37,490$40,973$44,938$49,885
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$30,215$37,490$40,973$44,938$49,885
Total liabilities$40,652$43,768$49,393$48,456$63,634
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$66,367$63,109$53,586$60,792$60,021
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$66,367$63,109$53,586$60,792$60,021
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$379,271$316,414$285,794$317,738$314,618
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$0$0$0$0$0
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total revenue$379,271$316,414$285,794$317,738$314,618
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$270,674$196,433$186,957$205,281$246,203
Management and general$30,882$27,568$27,164$27,155$52,004
Fundraising$74,458$82,890$78,879$84,531$11,909
Total expenses$376,014$306,891$293,000$316,967$310,116
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$3,257$9,523($7,206)$771$4,502
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$3,257$9,523($7,206)$771$4,502

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Jameson TitusPresident & CEO$56,625
Deanna TitusSecretary$28,416

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019


Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 5/11/2022. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

After 18 years in America, Apostle Dr. P. J. Titus and Mary Titus returned to India to preach the gospel to the unreached. Together they have worked hard over the years to see the vision of God become a reality.

In 1981, Dr. P.J. Titus heeded the call of the Lord to return to his native country of India. Through prayer and the generosity of many likeminded people around the world, the vision of reaching one billion souls for Christ began with the purchase of land in Bheemunipatnam. The COTR College of Ministries and New Testament Church of India were registered and began impacting India. Dr. Titus and his wife, Mary, were also concerned with the plight of lost and orphaned children in India. So, in addition to the church and theological seminary, he established the Nava Jeevan Public School and the New Life Children's Home.

Over the years, Dr. Titus looked to expand the scope of the ministry in order to maximize the impact he could make in reaching the spiritually starved. The ministry campus now incorporates the New Testament Church, COTR Theological Seminary, Nava Jeevan Public School, New Life Children's Home, and Jyothi Hospital.

God placed a heavy burden on the heart of Dr. P.J. Titus for the people of his native land of India. Dr. Titus had a divine vision to serve the needy fellow humans in India. He and his wife Mary left the United States in 1981 and returned to their home country to establish CHRIST FOR INDIA, the Lord's ministry.

All the years of untiring dedication made Dr. Titus an eminent theologian, a missionary, an evangelist, and worldrenowned charismatic orator. He took advantage of every opportunity to preach the gospel to his native people and felt that each native person he trained would then go out and instruct others. He remained focused on his mission to make disciples of one billion people in his native country of India until he entered into his glory in September 2003.When Dr. P. J. Titus was promoted to Glory in 2003, Mrs. Mary Titus then assumed the leadership as cofounder and president in India, and with the help of her family continues to reach India for Christ. The couple's eldest son, Johnson P. Titus, is serving the Lord full-time in the COTR ministry in Visakhapatnam.

In 2011 Mary Titus handed the leadership and title of President in India to Johnson Titus. Their second son, Jameson P. Titus, serves as President of CHRIST FOR INDIA in the United States and represents CHRIST FOR INDIA through out the world. Their daughter, Jyothi supports the ministry from their home in Dallas, Texas.


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