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Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals

Fostering a Reformed awakening in today's Church

three stars

85.16

600 Eden Road Lancaster, PA 17601
tel: (215) 546-3696   Web Site
EIN: 23-1352120

Board Leadership
L. Edgar Barnhill
Chairman

CEO
Robert E. Brady
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.16 three stars
  Financial 84.37 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals is a coalition of confessional pastors, scholars, and churchmen proclaiming biblical doctrine in order to foster a Reformed awakening in today's Church. We work through media, events, and publishing. Media includes broadcasting: The Bible Study Hour, Every Last Word, Mortification of Spin with Carl Trueman and Todd Pruitt, No Falling Word, and Dr. Barnhouse & the Bible with Donald Barnhouse. Events include the Philadelphia Conference on Reformed Theology, regional events, and Reformation Societies who continue to encourage, embolden, and equip church leaders. Place for Truth is our online magazine - a free, "go-to" theological resource. Christward Collective is a theological conversation equipping believers for growth. And reformation21 provides cultural and church critic. Think and Act Biblically and Making God's Word Plain are our online daily devotionals. Other resources include MatthewHenry.org, Alliance Books, as well as CDs and MP3s.

The Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals is a coalition of confessional pastors, scholars, and churchmen proclaiming biblical doctrine in order to foster a Reformed awakening in today's Church. We work through media, events, and publishing. Media includes broadcasting: The Bible Study Hour, Every Last Word, Mortification of Spin with Carl Trueman and Todd Pruitt, No Falling Word, and Dr. Barnhouse & the Bible with Donald Barnhouse. Events include the Philadelphia Conference on Reformed Theology, regional events, and Reformation Societies who continue to encourage, embolden, and equip church leaders. Place for Truth is our online magazine - a free, "go-to" theological resource. Christward Collective is a theological conversation equipping believers for growth. And reformation21 provides cultural and church critic. Think and Act Biblically and Making God's Word Plain are our online daily devotionals. Other resources include MatthewHenry.org, Alliance Books, as well as CDs and MP3s.

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Financial

three stars

84.37

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.47
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals (PA) 85.16 three stars
Life Action Ministries (MI) 90.26 four stars
Good News (TX) 87.13 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,035,898
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,035,898
   Program Service Revenue $140,054
Total Primary Revenue $1,175,952
   Other Revenue $38,613
TOTAL REVENUE $1,214,565
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,229,729
   Administrative Expenses $87,989
   Fundraising Expenses $122,722
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,440,440
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-225,875
   
Net Assets $701,802

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
Broadcasting $647,042 52.6%
Events $131,784 10.7%
Publishing $88,768 7.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-04 05/01/2020 85.16 three stars
2018-04 04/01/2019 86.43 three stars
2017-04 07/01/2018 86.83 three stars
2016-04 11/01/2017 83.88 three stars
2016-04 08/01/2017 82.00 three stars
2015-04 08/01/2016 86.34 three stars
2014-04 06/01/2016 83.05 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-04 11/01/2015 80.59 three stars
2013-04 08/01/2014 78.43 two stars
2012-04 09/01/2013 79.02 two stars
2011-04 07/01/2012 82.48 three stars
2010-04 09/20/2011 85.51 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-04 06/01/2011 81.76 three stars
2009-04 08/01/2010 77.23 two stars
2008-04 08/01/2009 70.81 two stars
2007-04 07/01/2008 68.03 one star
2006-04 04/01/2007 57.19 one star
2005-04 05/01/2006 61.83 one star
2004-04 05/01/2005 65.42 one star
2003-04 03/01/2004 66.70 one star

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

EIN 23-1352120
Name in IRS Master File ALLIANCE OF CONFESSING EVANGELICALS 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 (29) Other religious 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 October, 1949
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • April, 2018
  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$84,500 5.86% Robert E. Brady Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals (PA) 85.16 three stars
Good News (TX) 87.13 three stars
Lutheran Bible Translators (MO) 94.05 four stars
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World Missionary Press (IN) 90.35 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals
600 Eden Road
Lancaster, PA 17601
tel: (215) 546-3696
EIN: 23-1352120

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Board Leadership

L. Edgar Barnhill
Chairman

CEO

Robert E. Brady
Executive Director

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