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Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing

God's Word For Every Person

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four stars

95.89

2421 Aztec Road, NE Albuquerque, NM 87107
tel: (800) 545-6552   Web Site
EIN: 85-0223225

Board Leadership
Murray J. Crawford
Chairman

CEO
Jerry & Anet Jackson
President/ Co-Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.89 four stars
  Financial 94.20 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Faith Comes By Hearing's mission is to get God's Word to everyone everywhere in their heart languages. We are accomplishing this ambitious goal by recording God's Word in the languages of the world and freely distributing these recordings by way of Audio Bible listening programs and personal engagement through various other technological means.

As of September 2018, Faith Comes By Hearing has Scripture recordings in more than 1,200 languages, spoken or signed by over 6.1 billion people. More than 1,000,000 listening programs have been implemented, reaching an estimated 90 million people with the Word of God. 1,000,000+ Military BibleSticks have been shipped to military personnel and veterans, and millions of people are engaging with God's Word via the Digital Bible Platform.

Faith Comes By Hearing's mission is to get God's Word to everyone everywhere in their heart languages. We are accomplishing this ambitious goal by recording God's Word in the languages of the world and freely distributing these recordings by way of Audio Bible listening programs and personal engagement through various other technological means.

As of September 2018, Faith Comes By Hearing has Scripture recordings in more than 1,200 languages, spoken or signed by over 6.1 billion people. More than 1,000,000 listening programs have been implemented, reaching an estimated 90 million people with the Word of God. 1,000,000+ Military BibleSticks have been shipped to military personnel and veterans, and millions of people are engaging with God's Word via the Digital Bible Platform.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of languages with Audio Scripture available
1,158
Number of Audio Bible listening programs
59,318
Number of Military BibleSticks distributed
151,184
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This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

94.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
87.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.06
  Program Expenses Growth 1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing (NM) 95.89 four stars
Reasons to Believe (CA) 90.16 four stars
Life Action Ministries (MI) 87.94 three stars
World Missionary Press (IN) 91.39 four stars
Messenger International (CO) 94.13 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $20,270,144
   Federated Campaigns $34,480
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $888,688
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $21,193,312
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $21,193,312
   Other Revenue $8,613
TOTAL REVENUE $21,201,925
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,805,633
   Administrative Expenses $1,017,555
   Fundraising Expenses $1,340,388
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,163,576
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,038,349
   
Net Assets $38,290,694

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
Bible Engagement Programs Worldwide $13,109,160 88.5%
New Testament Recordings $1,659,167 11.2%
Deaf Bible Society $37,306 0.3%

Ratings History
Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 02/01/2019 95.89 four stars
2017-03 03/01/2018 99.13 four stars
2016-03 04/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 98.90 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 03/01/2016 98.00 four stars
2015-03 12/22/2015 96.53 four stars
2014-03 08/01/2015 93.44 four stars
2013-03 06/01/2014 86.42 three stars
2012-03 05/01/2013 91.91 four stars
2011-03 02/01/2012 90.50 four stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 91.47 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 11/01/2010 98.79 four stars
2009-03 03/01/2010 98.86 four stars
2008-03 02/01/2009 93.57 four stars
2007-03 12/01/2007 93.40 four stars
2006-03 12/01/2006 82.45 three stars
2005-03 01/01/2006 74.86 two stars
2004-03 02/01/2005 72.12 two stars
2003-03 11/01/2003 74.85 two stars
2002-03 06/09/2003 75.36 two 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 85-0223225
Name in IRS Master File HOSANNA
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 August, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$88,774 0.51% Gerald Jackson President
Other Salaries of Note
$127,565 0.74% Morgan Jackson Senior VP
$125,638 0.73% Troy Carl VP of Development
$125,392 0.73% Clay Jackson VP of Operations

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing (NM) 95.89 four stars
Life Action Ministries (MI) 87.94 three stars
Lutheran Bible Translators (MO) 93.26 four stars
American Bible Society (PA) 88.15 three stars
Mike Silva International (OR) 88.55 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing
2421 Aztec Road, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
tel: (800) 545-6552
fax: (505) 881-1681
EIN: 85-0223225

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Board Leadership

Murray J. Crawford
Chairman

CEO

Jerry & Anet Jackson
President/ Co-Founder

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