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Religion : Religious Media and Broadcasting

Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals

Fostering a Reformed awakening in today's Church

80.94

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 80.94
  Financial 79.94
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

79.94

Accountability & Transparency

82.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
84.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth -6.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.2%
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) 80.94
Good News (TX) 90.42
Pioneer Bible Translators (TX) 96.77
Mesorah Heritage Foundation (NJ) 90.09
Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing (NM) 97.95

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,035,940
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,035,940
   Program Service Revenue $74,501
Total Primary Revenue $1,110,441
   Other Revenue $26,725
TOTAL REVENUE $1,137,166
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,037,771
   Administrative Expenses $70,857
   Fundraising Expenses $104,985
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,213,613
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-76,447
   
Net Assets $569,915

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 $628,389 60.6%
Events $102,255 9.9%
Publishing $49,589 4.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-04 09/01/2021 80.94
2019-04 05/01/2020 85.16
2018-04 04/01/2019 86.43
2017-04 07/01/2018 86.83
2016-04 11/01/2017 83.88
2016-04 08/01/2017 82.00
2015-04 08/01/2016 86.34
2014-04 06/01/2016 83.05
 
CN 2.0
2014-04 11/01/2015 80.59
2013-04 08/01/2014 78.43
2012-04 09/01/2013 79.02
2011-04 07/01/2012 82.48
2010-04 09/20/2011 85.51
 
CN 1.0
2010-04 06/01/2011 81.76
2009-04 08/01/2010 77.23
2008-04 08/01/2009 70.81
2007-04 07/01/2008 68.03
2006-04 04/01/2007 57.19
2005-04 05/01/2006 61.83
2004-04 05/01/2005 65.42

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • April, 2018
  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$75,000 6.17% Robert E. Brady Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$8,200 0.67% Richard Phillips Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals (PA) 80.94
Messenger International (CO) 94.13
Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing (NM) 97.95
World Missionary Press (IN) 90.35
Lutheran Heritage Foundation (MI) 89.28

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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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