Transform Our World pka Harvest Evangelism

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Summary

Transform Our World is a strategic alliance of pulpit and marketplace ministers who are building prototypes for transformation on every continent and in every sphere of society. We are a movement of movements connected by common core values, paradigms and principles that are transforming people and societies (or, cities and nations).

We are building a global community of world changers who are partnering with God and each other to bring transformation.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Transform Our World
PO Box 20310
San Jose, CA 95160

Website: transformourworld.org

Phone: (408) 927-9052

Email: audrie@transformourworld.org


Organization details

EIN: 942684511

CEO/President: Rev. Ed Silvoso

Chairman: Mr. Ray Pinson

Board size: 6

Founder: Rev. Ed Silvoso

Ruling year: 1980

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1989


Purpose

Equip - We are leveraging 60+ years of ministry experience with proven biblical principles to provide you with the effective tools to be transformed and to transform the world around you.

Mobilize - We are on a mission to see millions of EKKLESIAS established in homes everywhere to change the spiritual climate in nations around the globe.

Connect & Inspire - We bring together practitioners who are building prototypes of tangible transformation around the world to share "the word of our testimony" (Rev. 12:11) and to envision what is to come.

Validate & Resource - We provide enriching and enduring resources through our Documentaries, Books, Teaching Videos and Apps that validate what Jesus' Ekklesia is doing in the world.


Mission statement

What Distinguishes Us:

"The transformation movement is different because it is spiritual without being religious. Even though faith in God is its central tenet, there is no religious flavor to it. In fact, more than in houses of worship, it is taking place in the marketplace.

It is revolutionary without being rebellious. It is contagious without being infectious. It is empowering without being overpowering. It is personal while at the same time touching cities and nations. It is both death-defying and life-giving, because it is being facilitated by people who are overcoming systemic evil by the blood shed on the cross by the Holy One, people who have exchanged their lives for His life."

Transformation, Ch. 1


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Transparency grade

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Evangelism Support

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating875 of 102241 of 51
Fund acquisition rating751 of 102436 of 51
Resource allocation rating758 of 102438 of 51
Asset utilization rating688 of 102233 of 51

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
5%8%8%7%9%8%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%7%5%5%8%7%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
96%84%61%82%87%83%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%6%5%5%8%8%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
4%16%39%18%13%17%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%80%81%83%81%80%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
94%106%92%103%97%90%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
78%85%75%85%78%72%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
6%-6%8%-3%3%10%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%-5%8%-2%2%11%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%14%14%12%11%12%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.240.840.680.770.680.78
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.281.171.122.642.652.58
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.780.980.762.031.812.01
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
27.36139.469.308.879.266.71
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.020.010.110.110.110.15
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
6.5312.1414.075.255.915.08
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
3%1%25%10%9%14%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
76%118%111%117%133%110%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$1,028,546$2,593,207$176,243$186,637$234,806
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$696,128$839,328$948,802$944,278$970,472
Short-term investments$857,309$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,581,983$3,432,535$1,125,045$1,130,915$1,205,278
Long-term investments$427,500$427,500$1,640,684$1,647,359$1,688,024
Fixed assets$3,578$222$2,117$4,013$5,829
Other long-term assets$0$0$206,359$210,316$206,081
Total long-term assets$431,078$427,722$1,849,160$1,861,688$1,899,934
Total assets$3,013,061$3,860,257$2,974,205$2,992,603$3,105,212
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$18,514$368,916$126,777$122,146$179,594
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$18,514$368,916$126,777$122,146$179,594
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$594,915$175,386$140,501$258,506
Total long-term liabilities$0$594,915$175,386$140,501$258,506
Total liabilities$18,514$963,831$302,163$262,647$438,100
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$2,985,837$2,866,793$2,672,042$2,729,956$2,667,112
With donor restrictions$8,710$29,633$0$0$0
Net assets$2,994,547$2,896,426$2,672,042$2,729,956$2,667,112
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$2,018,178$1,718,933$1,813,843$1,841,349$2,253,402
Program service revenue$366,337$371,831$447,691$309,629$490,131
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$7,079$568($30,305)$168$163
Other revenue$0$745,334($7,530)($40,668)($39,623)
Total other revenue$373,416$1,117,733$409,856$269,129$450,671
Total revenue$2,391,594$2,836,666$2,223,699$2,110,478$2,704,073
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$2,025,496$2,121,802$1,891,149$1,654,649$1,938,836
Management and general$347,839$354,015$272,086$230,182$299,415
Fundraising$161,497$136,465$118,378$162,804$182,428
Total expenses$2,534,832$2,612,282$2,281,613$2,047,635$2,420,679
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)($143,238)$224,384($57,914)$62,843$283,394
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($143,238)$224,384($57,914)$62,843$283,394

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Rev Ed SilvosoPresident$351,929
Rev David ThompsonVP - Ministries$156,909
Marilyn SchulerAccounting Manager$126,630
Cindy OliveiraExecutive Assistant$126,176

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2020


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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 4/6/2022. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

Our story starts in Argentina when two teenagers fell in love and asked the question... Can we reach a city for Christ?

50+ Years later not only have they seen transformation in a city, entire industries and nations are being transformed by a movement of ordinary men and women who have said yes to God!

Set against the backdrop of the Argentinian Civil War, Ed and Ruth Silvoso dared to believe God would not only reach their city with the Gospel of Christ but use them to disciple nations. Through the power of the Holy Spirit, they raised a family of 4 daughters while focusing their heart on preaching the Gospel in creative ways including launching Argentina's first Christian television show.

Dr. Ed Silvoso and his wife Ruth have spent the last 60 years pioneering the modern-day transformation movement founded on biblical principles and fueled by the Manifest Presence of Jesus.


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