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Bible Broadcasting Network

Getting God's word into the hearts and minds of people

two stars

70.57

11530 Carmel Commons Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28241
tel: (800) 888-7077   Web Site
EIN: 54-0888863

Board Leadership
Barbara Redemann
President

CEO
Carl Redemann
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 70.57 two stars
  Financial 92.85 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 59.00 one star
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated in 1969, Bible Broadcasting Network works to get God's word into the hearts and minds of people using the most efficient means at our disposal, radio and the internet. We fulfill our purpose using the unique tools of technology along with a unique blend of ministry-focused programming. The microphones of the Bible Broadcasting Network are as sacred as any pulpit in the world so we broadcast daily prayer times, children's programs, Bible teaching, teen programs and family guidance programs. We also provide a toll-free number for personal guidance. We operate AM and FM radio stations in fourteen countries that reach over 200 million people.

Incorporated in 1969, Bible Broadcasting Network works to get God's word into the hearts and minds of people using the most efficient means at our disposal, radio and the internet. We fulfill our purpose using the unique tools of technology along with a unique blend of ministry-focused programming. The microphones of the Bible Broadcasting Network are as sacred as any pulpit in the world so we broadcast daily prayer times, children's programs, Bible teaching, teen programs and family guidance programs. We also provide a toll-free number for personal guidance. We operate AM and FM radio stations in fourteen countries that reach over 200 million people.

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Financial

four stars

92.85

Accountability & Transparency

one star

59.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.48
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bible Broadcasting Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bible Broadcasting Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bible Broadcasting Network (NC) 70.57 two stars
Ligonier Ministries (FL) 89.81 three stars
Lamb & Lion Ministries (TX) 95.54 four stars
Great Plains Christian Radio (KS) 85.66 three stars
D. James Kennedy Ministries (FL) 86.61 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,289,371
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $13,289,371
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $13,289,371
   Other Revenue $904,612
TOTAL REVENUE $14,193,983
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,330,438
   Administrative Expenses $1,448,962
   Fundraising Expenses $618,324
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,397,724
   
Payments to Affiliates $81,497
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,796,259
   
Net Assets $74,765,019

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
Broadcast Channels: Radio, Literature, Web $9,330,438 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 70.57 two stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 70.81 two stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 73.44 two stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 73.66 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 73.68 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 73.16 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 70.61 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 65.04 one star
2011-12 04/01/2013 57.74 one star
2010-12 03/01/2012 64.34 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 64.40 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 76.88 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 90.25 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 83.68 three stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 78.30 two stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 83.77 three stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 72.10 two stars
2003-12 09/01/2004 78.53 two stars
2002-12 10/01/2003 76.36 two stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 92.24 four 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 54-0888863
Name in IRS Master File BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK INCORPORATED
NTEE Code X84
NTEE Classification Religious Radio
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
(59) Other school related 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 July, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$105,185 0.92% Carl Redemann Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$52,141 0.45% Barbara Redemann President
$3,900 0.03% Thurlow A. Smith Vice President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bible Broadcasting Network (NC) 70.57 two stars
Jewish Voice Ministries International (AZ) 90.44 four stars
Our Daily Bread Ministries (MI) 90.51 four stars
Andrew Wommack Ministries (CO) 96.32 four stars
The Urban Alternative (TX) 86.59 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bible Broadcasting Network
11530 Carmel Commons Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28241
tel: (800) 888-7077
EIN: 54-0888863

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 7300
Charlotte, NC 28241

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Board Leadership

Barbara Redemann
President

CEO

Carl Redemann
Executive Director

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