Quiet Hour

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Summary

The Quiet Hour ("QH") is a faith ministry that is dedicated to preaching the gospel of the Lord Jesus worldwide. In 1937, J.L. Tucker founded the Quiet Hour in Redlands, California to help fulfill the Great Commission. Currently JL Tucker's grandson, Rev. Bill Tucker, is the CEO of QH. QH began as a weekly radio broadcast and has expanded its outreach to many countries in the form of Evangelistic Campaigns, Health Expos, Mission Projects, Jungle Chapels, and Community Centers in India. QH has 57 aircraft and provides transportation for pastors and laymen so that they can minister in remote areas and villages. QH is supported through the donations from its friends, listeners, viewers, and supporters.


Contact information

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

Website: www.qhministries.org

Phone: (800) 900-9021

Email: qhm@qhministries.org


Organization details

EIN: 956006642

CEO/President: Randy Bates

Chairman: Ralph S. Watts, Jr.

Board size: 7

Founder: Rev. J.L. Tucker

Ruling year: 1937

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

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Transparency grade

C

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Educational Media

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating1013 of 102253 of 53
Fund acquisition rating915 of 102449 of 53
Resource allocation rating1008 of 102452 of 53
Asset utilization rating912 of 102247 of 53

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
8%17%16%14%17%10%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
7%15%14%15%16%9%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
92%89%84%108%91%93%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
7%17%15%16%18%9%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
8%11%16%-8%9%7%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
81%49%58%53%50%63%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
95%88%93%93%84%95%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
74%43%54%50%42%60%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
5%12%7%7%16%5%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
9%5%4%3%8%3%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
11%34%28%31%31%28%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.930.300.370.300.300.42
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.352.052.232.452.623.10
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.740.610.820.750.781.31
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
9.5030.5822.8427.0428.3319.89
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.100.030.040.040.040.05
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.9318.9513.9215.4914.828.73
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
12%23%26%32%33%35%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
84%259%200%225%225%153%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$1,025,588$781,919$631,954$776,952$807,692
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$251,409$304,721$342,837$264,037$160,664
Short-term investments$3,052,051$2,860,571$2,744,525$2,401,335$1,820,324
Other current assets$0$0$14,652$3,955$4,735
Total current assets$4,329,048$3,947,211$3,733,968$3,446,279$2,793,415
Long-term investments$0$0$0$1,680,573$1,903,472
Fixed assets$1,744,295$1,819,248$1,896,309$1,881,402$1,958,156
Other long-term assets$2,784,122$3,018,388$3,525,234$2,037,996$1,995,970
Total long-term assets$4,528,417$4,837,636$5,421,543$5,599,971$5,857,598
Total assets$8,857,465$8,784,847$9,155,511$9,046,250$8,651,013
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$141,569$172,844$138,097$121,647$140,429
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$141,569$172,844$138,097$121,647$140,429
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$1,851,972$2,116,628$2,761,921$2,869,013$2,929,374
Total long-term liabilities$1,851,972$2,116,628$2,761,921$2,869,013$2,929,374
Total liabilities$1,993,541$2,289,472$2,900,018$2,990,660$3,069,803
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$2,887,034$3,906,754$4,000,219$2,358,527$2,076,616
With donor restrictions$3,976,890$2,588,621$2,255,274$3,697,063$3,504,594
Net assets$6,863,924$6,495,375$6,255,493$6,055,590$5,581,210
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$2,681,422$2,926,840$3,226,635$2,913,767$3,558,212
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$361,054$551,662($238,959)$263,288$267,048
Other revenue($21,933)$15,045($2,356)$12,180($3,004)
Total other revenue$339,121$566,707($241,315)$275,468$264,044
Total revenue$3,020,543$3,493,547$2,985,320$3,189,235$3,822,256
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$1,299,329$1,875,512$1,483,785$1,350,424$2,288,690
Management and general$899,701$896,113$857,315$844,122$1,012,057
Fundraising$452,964$482,040$444,317$497,241$345,711
Total expenses$2,651,994$3,253,665$2,785,417$2,691,787$3,646,458
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$368,549$239,882$199,903$497,448$175,798
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$368,549$239,882$199,903$497,448$175,798

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Randy BatesPres/CEO$108,895
Andrea GriggsCorporate Sec.$104,621
Diana OeiCFO/Treasurer$94,048
William TuckerSpeaker$12,100

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2020


Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.


The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 1/27/2022. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


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

The Quiet Hour Echoes is a 32 page monthly journal is read by tens of thousands of families each month on five continents. It contains stories from the mission field, messages from God's Word, and poems. The Quiet Hour publishes approximately 130 books and booklets and dozens of pamphlets, in addition to more than 100 books by outside authors that are distributed by QH. Also, anyone in North America can receive QH's free Bible course, Way of Life.

Faith Comes by Hearing: QH has produced more than 100 video and audio tapes covering topics and areas like Bible study, health education, family life, personal devotions, music and dramatized Bible stories.

Whole Life is a two-minute program that airs over the radio and the Internet. Windows Of Hope is a 30 minute weekly television program bringing encouragement and insight for today's realities and challenges. QH's new radio program, DoorWays, contains the themes of God's saving grace and power with a new perspective on Christian living, end time issues, family life, and current health topics.


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