International : Development and Relief Services

Loving Shepherd Ministries

Empowering vulnerable children to reach their full, God-given potential

four stars

95.05

P.O. Box 375 1935 N. Main Street
Bluffton, IN 46714
tel: (260) 824-9000   Web Site
EIN: 36-4495623

Board Leadership
Bob Honegger
Chairman

CEO
Doug Isch
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.05 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Loving Shepherd Ministries (LSM) is passionate about creating generational change in the countries we serve. By empowering a vulnerable child to thrive as an adult, we are giving them the ability to transform their own culture for Christ in a powerful, self-sustaining way. LSM provides a continuum of care for the world's most vulnerable from childhood through young adulthood, resulting in self-sufficient leaders who can transform their culture for Christ.

Loving Shepherd Ministries (LSM) is passionate about creating generational change in the countries we serve. By empowering a vulnerable child to thrive as an adult, we are giving them the ability to transform their own culture for Christ in a powerful, self-sustaining way. LSM provides a continuum of care for the world's most vulnerable from childhood through young adulthood, resulting in self-sufficient leaders who can transform their culture for Christ.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
88.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.56
  Program Expenses Growth 13.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Loving Shepherd Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Loving Shepherd Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,546,665
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,546,665
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,546,665
   Other Revenue $899,876
TOTAL REVENUE $4,446,541
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $3,528,366
   Administrative Expenses $251,756
   Fundraising Expenses $223,815
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,003,937
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $442,604
   
Net Assets $6,152,485

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$72,750 1.81% Doug Isch President

Mission

Loving Shepherd Ministries (LSM) is passionate about creating generational change in the countries we serve. By empowering a vulnerable child to thrive as an adult, we are giving them the ability to transform their own culture for Christ in a powerful, self-sustaining way. LSM provides a continuum of care for the world's most vulnerable from childhood through young adulthood, resulting in self-sufficient leaders who can transform their culture for Christ.

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Charity Contact Info

Loving Shepherd Ministries
P.O. Box 375
1935 N. Main Street
Bluffton, IN 46714
tel: (260) 824-9000
EIN: 36-4495623

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Board Leadership

Bob Honegger
Chairman

CEO

Doug Isch
President