Quiet Hour

The information on this page was last updated 12/13/2023. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


Summary

In 1937 Pastor J.L. Tucker began airing a devotional radio program called 'The Quiet Hour' on station KEX in Portland, Oregon. Today Quiet Hour Ministries is a worldwide evangelism ministry that has reached more than 188 countries.

Volunteer-based evangelism is the key focus of Quiet Hour Ministries. We want people all around the world to experience the saving grace of Jesus Christ. And we need you to help tell them!

Every year we send hundreds of volunteer team members on evangelism mission trips. They present evangelistic meetings, lead children's programs, offer basic care at free health clinics, make home or hospital visits and build churches, schools and orphanages.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Quiet Hour
PO Box 3000
Redlands, CA 92373-1500

Website: www.qhministries.org

Phone: (800) 900-9021

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 956006642

CEO/President: Randy Bates

Chairman: Ralph S. Watts, Jr.

Board size: 7

Founder: Rev. J.L. Tucker

Ruling year: 1958

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

Imagine a Christ-centered ministry of servant leaders, imbued with a culture of stewardship that creates confidence and engages supporters.

Imagine a ministry that's the world leader in international evangelism, with a comprehensive commitment to excellence, whose projects are selected and completed in accordance with an exacting standard.

Imagine an organization on a path of relentless, God-blessed growth, where involvement opportunities and volunteer resources abound. With its global impact seeing exponential growth, personally reaching people every day in every country, millions give their hearts to Jesus. Truly, every person who connects with the ministry in any way is blessed.


Mission statement

Partnering with God in leading people to share His saving grace.


Statement of faith

We are a supporting ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Our evangelistic meetings are in agreement with Adventist theology and in cooperation with local Adventist leaders. Most of our mission team members are also Adventists. So our work very much furthers the mission of the Adventist Church.

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Transparency grade

C

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Evangelism Support

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating1099 of 110235 of 35
Fund acquisition rating1077 of 110335 of 35
Resource allocation rating1101 of 110335 of 35
Asset utilization rating992 of 110229 of 35

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
6%19%16%18%17%15%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%21%15%19%17%14%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
99%109%98%101%99%96%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%14%17%18%15%17%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
1%-9%2%-1%1%4%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%48%50%48%57%53%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
95%150%93%102%111%84%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
82%72%47%49%63%44%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
5%-50%7%-2%-11%16%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%-16%3%-1%-5%9%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
12%38%33%33%27%31%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.170.380.310.300.370.31
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.402.011.902.072.252.50
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.620.770.590.630.840.77
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
39.3916.3238.4230.2022.5926.53
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.020.060.030.030.040.04
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
7.0414.5519.9018.4213.6615.06
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
6%22%20%23%26%32%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
79%203%258%255%198%223%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20222021202020192018
Cash$485,869$1,088,759$1,025,588$781,919$631,954
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$213,934$257,299$197,322$262,666$287,001
Short-term investments$3,078,555$3,496,584$3,052,051$2,860,571$2,744,525
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$3,778,358$4,842,642$4,274,961$3,905,156$3,663,480
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$1,567,674$1,658,935$1,744,295$1,819,248$1,896,309
Other long-term assets$2,265,375$2,723,653$2,838,209$3,060,443$3,595,722
Total long-term assets$3,833,049$4,382,588$4,582,504$4,879,691$5,492,031
Total assets$7,611,407$9,225,230$8,857,465$8,784,847$9,155,511
 
Liabilities20222021202020192018
Payables and accrued expenses$231,487$126,052$141,569$172,844$138,097
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$231,487$126,052$141,569$172,844$138,097
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$1,445,480$1,749,544$1,851,972$2,116,628$2,761,921
Total long-term liabilities$1,445,480$1,749,544$1,851,972$2,116,628$2,761,921
Total liabilities$1,676,967$1,875,596$1,993,541$2,289,472$2,900,018
 
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$2,373,982$3,475,124$2,887,034$2,588,621$2,255,274
With donor restrictions$3,560,458$3,874,510$3,976,890$3,906,754$4,000,219
Net assets$5,934,440$7,349,634$6,863,924$6,495,375$6,255,493
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20222021202020192018
Total contributions$2,127,502$2,993,843$2,675,385$2,926,840$3,215,274
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$121,780$94,183$106,526$176,072$197,133
Other revenue($292,764)($36,885)($143,331)($139,122)($58,553)
Total other revenue($170,984)$57,298($36,805)$36,950$138,580
Total revenue$1,956,518$3,051,141$2,638,580$2,963,790$3,353,854
 
Expenses20222021202020192018
Program services$1,410,575$1,425,626$1,299,329$1,875,512$1,483,785
Management and general$1,107,906$949,254$899,701$896,113$857,315
Fundraising$406,815$469,301$493,167$507,326$468,736
Total expenses$2,925,296$2,844,181$2,692,197$3,278,951$2,809,836
 
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)($968,778)$206,960($53,617)($315,161)$544,018
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($968,778)$206,960($53,617)($315,161)$544,018

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Andrea GriggsCorporate Sec.$115,529
Randy BatesPres/CEO$115,344
Diana OeiCFO/Treasurer$99,962
William TuckerSpeaker$12,100

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022


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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 12/13/2023. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


History

The Quiet Hour radio ministry Pastor J.L. Tucker established in 1937 has grown beyond his greatest dreams! It was his hope that thousands of people across North America would turn on their radios and hear a program of songs, poetry, and words of inspiration that would bring them into a closer walk with God. Never did he imagine that this young ministry would eventually touch the lives of people around the world!

Over the years friends of The Quiet Hour have helped hundreds of pastors and Christian workers carry the gospel to people in almost 100 countries. More than one million Bibles have been distributed in scores of languages; hundreds of vehicles including airplanes, boats, motorcycles, jeeps, tractors, vans, minibuses, and bicycles have been donated; 3200 churches and jungle chapels have been constructed in needy areas of the world. Each year the organization helps send more than 200 evangelism teams annually to regions of the world with few Christian believers, and their radio and television programs are broadcast in many parts of the world.

The Quiet Hour is involved in many other ministry outreaches and mission projects. As a nonprofit organization they depend upon the help of our listeners, viewers, readers, and friends to carry forward this work.


Program accomplishments

Our combined outreach touches the lives of more 200,000 people every year in countries around the world, resulting in many thousands accepting Christ!


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