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Love Worth Finding

Bringing people to Christ and maturing them in the faith

three stars

81.09

P.O. Box 38300 Memphis, TN 38183
tel: (800) 274-5683   Web Site
EIN: 58-1730035

Board Leadership
Bob Sorrell
Chairman

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.09 three stars
  Financial 80.23 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1987, Love Worth Finding (LWF) brings people to Christ and matures them in the faith. We do this by publishing and broadcasting biblical truth, maintaining a balance of compassion and conviction. We minister to hurting people, such as those who are struggling to hold their marriage and family together, people suffering from financial bondage or substance abuse, and those who are facing the attack of demonic oppression. We offer a prayer ministry through correspondence to people who are searching for answers to spiritual needs. We also reach those who are new and growing Christians with encouragement and admonition for spiritual development.

Founded in 1987, Love Worth Finding (LWF) brings people to Christ and matures them in the faith. We do this by publishing and broadcasting biblical truth, maintaining a balance of compassion and conviction. We minister to hurting people, such as those who are struggling to hold their marriage and family together, people suffering from financial bondage or substance abuse, and those who are facing the attack of demonic oppression. We offer a prayer ministry through correspondence to people who are searching for answers to spiritual needs. We also reach those who are new and growing Christians with encouragement and admonition for spiritual development.

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Financial

three stars

80.23

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
74.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.67
  Program Expenses Growth 0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Love Worth Finding on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Love Worth Finding on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Love Worth Finding (TN) 81.09 three stars
Heart of the Nation Catholic Mass (WI) 86.79 three stars
World Christian Broadcasting (TN) 89.48 three stars
The Family Radio Network, Inc. (WI) 91.00 four stars
Luis Palau Association (OR) 88.76 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,336,977
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,336,977
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,336,977
   Other Revenue $263,700
TOTAL REVENUE $6,600,677
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,251,520
   Administrative Expenses $635,833
   Fundraising Expenses $811,917
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,699,270
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $901,407
   
Net Assets $3,766,488

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Radio & TV Broadcasting $4,251,520 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 81.09 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 79.58 two stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 77.95 two stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 78.04 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 79.44 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 76.75 two stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 77.06 two stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 79.65 two stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 77.69 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 76.80 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 70.02 two stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 67.67 one star
2007-06 06/01/2008 77.17 two stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 82.87 three stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 83.52 three stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 86.00 three stars
2003-06 03/01/2004 81.19 three stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 84.93 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 84.92 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 58-1730035
Name in IRS Master File LOVE WORTH FINDING MINISTRIES INC
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (4) Church auxiliary
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,000 1.80% Cary Vaughn Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$120,000 2.10% Cathy Allen Chief Operating Officer

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Love Worth Finding (TN) 81.09 three stars
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Leading The Way with Dr. Michael Youssef (GA) 95.75 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Love Worth Finding
P.O. Box 38300
Memphis, TN 38183
tel: (800) 274-5683
EIN: 58-1730035

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Board Leadership

Bob Sorrell
Chairman

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