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Lifeline Christian Mission

Spark a life on mission for God. Everyone. Everywhere.

three stars

88.74

921 Eastwind Drive Suite 104
Westerville, OH 43081
tel: (614) 794-0108   Web Site
EIN: 31-0999791

Board Leadership
Greg Byington
Chairman

CEO
Ben Simms
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.74 three stars
  Financial 84.59 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1980 by Bob and Gretchen DeVoe, Lifeline Christian Mission began serving in Haiti and today ministry extends to at least 8 nations or people groups, ministering to tens of thousands of people on any given day and engaging thousands of people in Great Commission work weekly. Lifeline Christian Mission seeks to meet the physical needs of people around the world while sharing the eternal hope of Christ Jesus, and engaging Christians to live out the Great Commission.

Founded in 1980 by Bob and Gretchen DeVoe, Lifeline Christian Mission began serving in Haiti and today ministry extends to at least 8 nations or people groups, ministering to tens of thousands of people on any given day and engaging thousands of people in Great Commission work weekly. Lifeline Christian Mission seeks to meet the physical needs of people around the world while sharing the eternal hope of Christ Jesus, and engaging Christians to live out the Great Commission.

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Financial

three stars

84.59

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.20
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 53.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lifeline Christian Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lifeline Christian Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lifeline Christian Mission (OH) 88.74 three stars
Joni and Friends (CA) 86.69 three stars
East-West Ministries International (TX) 91.97 four stars
International Messengers (IA) 91.55 four stars
InterServe USA (PA) 89.31 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,363,376
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,363,376
   Program Service Revenue $4,317,199
Total Primary Revenue $8,680,575
   Other Revenue $10,207
TOTAL REVENUE $8,690,782
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,517,951
   Administrative Expenses $1,166,524
   Fundraising Expenses $394,289
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,078,764
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-387,982
   
Net Assets $2,089,873

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
Haiti Program $4,661,130 62.0%
Honduras Program $1,278,052 17.0%
Ministry Work $1,202,872 16.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 88.74 three stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 87.05 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 88.65 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 84.96 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.33 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 02/01/2015 89.78 three stars
2012-12 10/01/2014 77.78 two 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 31-0999791
Name in IRS Master File LIFELINE CHRISTIAN MISSION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (5) Mission
(6) Missionary activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 August, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$76,143 0.83% Ben Simms President/CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lifeline Christian Mission (OH) 88.74 three stars
International Needs (MI) 93.76 four stars
Youth for Christ International (CO) 92.92 four stars
African Bible Colleges (MS) 86.37 three stars
Asian Access (CA) 88.05 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lifeline Christian Mission
921 Eastwind Drive
Suite 104
Westerville, OH 43081
tel: (614) 794-0108
EIN: 31-0999791

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Board Leadership

Greg Byington
Chairman

CEO

Ben Simms
President, CEO

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