Horizons International

The information on this page was last updated 2/27/2023. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


Summary

Billions of people don't know Jesus. We help to equip the global church to reach them, especially in the Muslim world.
We spread the gospel through our four main areas of ministry:
Muslim ministry
International student ministry
Training ministry
Biblical missiology


Contact information

Mailing address:
Horizons International
PO Box 18478
Boulder, CO 80308

Website: horizonsinternational.org

Phone: 303-442-3333

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 841141776

CEO/President: Georges Houssney

Chairman: Kevin Cox

Board size: 8

Founder: Georges Houssney

Ruling year: 1991

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2020


Purpose

To see Christ glorified in all nations.


Mission statement

To advance the Kingdom of God among Muslims and all people, by Proclaiming the Gospel, Discipling the Nations, and Equipping the Church.


Statement of faith

Horizons International has adopted the Lausanne Covenant as our Statement of Faith. This statement is detailed, carefully drafted, and endorsed by mainline evangelical denominations. It expresses the position of all evangelical Christians worldwide. It was written during the 1974 International Congress on World Evangelization by a committee representing 150 nations.

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Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Foreign Missions

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating387 of 111242 of 146
Fund acquisition rating730 of 111396 of 146
Resource allocation rating131 of 111315 of 146
Asset utilization rating543 of 111263 of 146

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
5%8%6%4%11%7%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%6%5%4%8%5%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
99%76%83%86%78%77%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%5%6%6%7%6%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
1%24%17%14%22%23%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%91%90%91%88%90%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
99%114%87%66%115%94%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
82%105%78%60%101%85%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
1%-14%13%34%-15%6%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
2%-27%22%78%-105%21%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
8%3%4%4%5%4%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.331.531.071.022.161.51
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.241.971.691.452.792.15
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.023.011.801.486.003.24
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
18.8112.1323.8139.433.5616.89
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.050.080.040.030.280.06
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.623.666.377.921.443.49
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
7%30%26%32%74%57%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%26%23%30%63%55%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
67%46%70%67%12%28%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20222021202020192018
Cash$1,870,932$2,637,662$2,585,007$681,189$1,117,478
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$24,555$39,761$38,417$46,054$55,164
Short-term investments$50,933$69,207$79,614$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,946,420$2,746,630$2,703,038$727,243$1,172,642
Long-term investments$739,235$739,235$0$0$0
Fixed assets$1,146,214$1,161,062$1,223,194$1,298,455$1,348,048
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$1,885,449$1,900,297$1,223,194$1,298,455$1,348,048
Total assets$3,831,869$4,646,927$3,926,232$2,025,698$2,520,690
 
Liabilities20222021202020192018
Payables and accrued expenses$100,037$66,594$39,296$170,719$34,067
Other current liabilities$60,450$48,750$29,250$33,750$35,350
Total current liabilities$160,487$115,344$68,546$204,469$69,417
Debt$980,320$1,086,930$1,188,533$1,285,184$1,377,468
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$980,320$1,086,930$1,188,533$1,285,184$1,377,468
Total liabilities$1,140,807$1,202,274$1,257,079$1,489,653$1,446,885
 
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$1,472,688$1,455,670$170,108($485,174)$273,796
With donor restrictions$1,218,374$1,988,983$2,499,045$1,021,222$800,009
Net assets$2,691,062$3,444,653$2,669,153$536,045$1,073,805
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20222021202020192018
Total contributions$3,887,677$4,727,262$5,215,704$2,957,720$3,083,793
Program service revenue$1,207,288$959,419$852,131$840,536$914,443
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$25,299$24,870$1,665($9,754)$22,635
Other revenue$3,284$2,738($3,092)$14,696$1,082
Total other revenue$1,235,871$987,027$850,704$845,478$938,160
Total revenue$5,123,548$5,714,289$6,066,408$3,803,198$4,021,953
 
Expenses20222021202020192018
Program services$5,359,782$4,479,803$3,615,568$3,854,541$3,420,655
Management and general$181,644$190,658$157,744$196,586$165,597
Fundraising$317,554$285,820$220,347$314,916$212,278
Total expenses$5,858,980$4,956,281$3,993,659$4,366,043$3,798,530
 
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)($735,432)$758,008$2,072,749($562,845)$223,423
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($735,432)$758,008$2,072,749($562,845)$223,423

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Georges HoussneyPresident$155,004
Pierre Rashad HoussneyExecutive Director$88,914

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022


Response from ministry

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History

Georges Houssney was raised in the predominantly Muslim city of Tripoli, Lebanon. He came to faith in Jesus Christ as a teenager. Soon God grew a deep love for Muslims in his heart, and he began to sense God's call for full-time service among them.

Well-known for his work supervising the translation and publication of the Bible into clear modern Arabic, Georges and his family moved from the Middle East to the United States in 1982 to minister to international students.

Georges is passionate about reaching internationals here and abroad with the great news of salvation. He writes and lectures internationally about ministry to Muslims, and he strives to awaken a new generation who will proclaim the gospel boldly.


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