Religion : Religious Media and Broadcasting

Back to the Bible

Leading you forward

two stars

75.53

6400 Cornhusker Highway Lincoln, NE 68501
tel: (800) 759-2425   Web Site
EIN: 47-0405317

Board Leadership
Dale Michels
Chair

CEO
Arnie Cole
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.53 two stars
  Financial 67.20 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1939, Back to the Bible is a worldwide Christian ministry dedicated to leading people forward spiritually. Using media and technology, Back to the Bible meets people at their own spiritual level and walks with them daily into a living, growing and passionate relationship with Jesus Christ by equipping and motivating them to engage Scripture daily.

Founded in 1939, Back to the Bible is a worldwide Christian ministry dedicated to leading people forward spiritually. Using media and technology, Back to the Bible meets people at their own spiritual level and walks with them daily into a living, growing and passionate relationship with Jesus Christ by equipping and motivating them to engage Scripture daily.

Financial

one star

67.20

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
75.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -11.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 80.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Back to the Bible on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Back to the Bible on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,007,206
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,007,206
   Program Service Revenue $69,380
Total Primary Revenue $6,076,586
   Other Revenue $140,060
TOTAL REVENUE $6,216,646
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,469,647
   Administrative Expenses $654,059
   Fundraising Expenses $575,942
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,699,648
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,516,998
   
Net Assets $1,008,487

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$216,069 4.59% Arnold R. Cole Corporate Chief Executive Officer

Mission

Founded in 1939, Back to the Bible is a worldwide Christian ministry dedicated to leading people forward spiritually. Using media and technology, Back to the Bible meets people at their own spiritual level and walks with them daily into a living, growing and passionate relationship with Jesus Christ by equipping and motivating them to engage Scripture daily.

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Back to the Bible (NE) 75.53 two stars
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WRVM (WI) 85.73 three stars
Educational Media Foundation (CA) 94.34 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Back to the Bible
6400 Cornhusker Highway
Lincoln, NE 68501
tel: (800) 759-2425
fax: (402) 464-7474
EIN: 47-0405317

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 82808
Lincoln, NE 68501

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Board Leadership

Dale Michels
Chair

CEO

Arnie Cole
Chief Executive Officer