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Lifeline Christian Mission

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

three stars

84.96

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 84.96 three stars
  Financial 79.11 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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

two stars

79.11

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth 2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.3%
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) 84.96 three stars
Christian Solidarity International (CA) 86.66 three stars
Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land (DC) 94.02 four stars
YUGO Ministries (CA) 92.33 four stars
Youth for Christ USA (CO) 91.90 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,409,716
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,409,716
   Program Service Revenue $2,983,798
Total Primary Revenue $7,393,514
   Other Revenue $21,723
TOTAL REVENUE $7,415,237
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,391,571
   Administrative Expenses $835,332
   Fundraising Expenses $175,561
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,402,464
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $12,773
   
Net Assets $2,227,590

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 $4,868,855 76.2%
Honduras Program $754,779 11.8%
El Salvador Program $517,889 8.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$79,004 1.06% George R. Devoe President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lifeline Christian Mission (OH) 84.96 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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