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Truth for Today World Mission School

Dedicated to world evangelism

three stars

81.61

2209 South Benton Searcy, AR 72143
tel: (501) 268-7588   Web Site
EIN: 71-0753278

CEO
Eddie Cloer
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.61 three stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Truth for Today World Mission School (TFTWMS) in Searcy, Arkansas, is a multifaceted organization dedicated to world evangelism. Directed by Eddie Cloer, a professor of Bible and preaching courses at Harding University, TFTWMS strives to teach faithfully the Holy Scriptures of our Lord. The primary focus of Truth for Today World Mission School, a monthly publication called Truth for Today, is designed to address the survival and spiritual growth of congregations planted around the world. Published twelve times a year, Truth for Today is mailed in English to thousands of preaching brethren in many nations all over the globe. Translating offices have been established in Brazil, China, Costa Rica, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, and Ukraine.

Truth for Today World Mission School (TFTWMS) in Searcy, Arkansas, is a multifaceted organization dedicated to world evangelism. Directed by Eddie Cloer, a professor of Bible and preaching courses at Harding University, TFTWMS strives to teach faithfully the Holy Scriptures of our Lord. The primary focus of Truth for Today World Mission School, a monthly publication called Truth for Today, is designed to address the survival and spiritual growth of congregations planted around the world. Published twelve times a year, Truth for Today is mailed in English to thousands of preaching brethren in many nations all over the globe. Translating offices have been established in Brazil, China, Costa Rica, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, and Ukraine.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
88.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.09
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Truth for Today World Mission School on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Truth for Today World Mission School on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Truth for Today World Mission School (AR) 81.61 three stars
Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals (PA) 85.16 three stars
Life Action Ministries (MI) 90.26 four stars
Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing (NM) 97.38 four stars
Messenger International (CO) 94.13 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,797,627
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,797,627
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,797,627
   Other Revenue $178,111
TOTAL REVENUE $1,975,738
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,609,184
   Administrative Expenses $129,821
   Fundraising Expenses $84,205
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,823,210
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $152,528
   
Net Assets $5,061,955

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
Production and Distribution of Periodicals & Books $1,609,184 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 81.61 three stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 81.61 three stars
2016-12 08/01/2018 71.00 two stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 71.00 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 75.92 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 75.85 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 74.87 two stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 75.48 two stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 66.70 one star
2010-12 03/01/2012 78.17 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 74.74 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 76.23 two stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 87.18 three stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 96.30 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 98.93 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 82.40 three stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 81.85 three stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 85.01 three 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 71-0753278
Name in IRS Master File TRUTH FOR TODAY WORLD MISSION SCHOOL INC
NTEE Code X83
NTEE Classification Religious Printing, Publishing
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (8) Religious publishing 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 December, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$39,780 2.18% Susan Cloer Manager

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Truth for Today World Mission School (AR) 81.61 three stars
Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals (PA) 85.16 three stars
Audio Scripture Ministries (MI) 97.78 four stars
World Mission (MI) 92.41 four stars
Good News (TX) 87.13 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Truth for Today World Mission School
2209 South Benton
Searcy, AR 72143
tel: (501) 268-7588
EIN: 71-0753278

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2044
Searcy, AR 72145

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CEO

Eddie Cloer
Director

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