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Lamb & Lion Ministries

Proclaiming the soon return of Jesus Christ

four stars

95.54

P.O. Box 919 McKinney, TX 75070
tel: (972) 736-3567   Web Site
EIN: 75-1717049

Board Leadership
Mark Strickland
Chairman

CEO
David Reagan
Founder and Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.54 four stars
  Financial 93.70 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Lamb & Lion Ministries was founded in 1980 as a non-denominational, independent ministry. The Ministry does not seek to convert people to any particular church. Rather, it seeks to lift up Jesus and draw people to Him as Lord and Savior. The Ministry proclaims its message in a variety of ways. One of the most significant is through its weekly television program called Christ in Prophecy, broadcast nationally. Additionally, the Ministry conducts meetings and seminars all over the country in all kinds of churches. Other forms of outreach include topical teaching videos, books, and a bi-monthly magazine called the Lamplighter. Another form of outreach consists of pilgrimages to Israel which are conducted a few times a year by the Ministry for educational and spiritual purposes.

Lamb & Lion Ministries was founded in 1980 as a non-denominational, independent ministry. The Ministry does not seek to convert people to any particular church. Rather, it seeks to lift up Jesus and draw people to Him as Lord and Savior. The Ministry proclaims its message in a variety of ways. One of the most significant is through its weekly television program called Christ in Prophecy, broadcast nationally. Additionally, the Ministry conducts meetings and seminars all over the country in all kinds of churches. Other forms of outreach include topical teaching videos, books, and a bi-monthly magazine called the Lamplighter. Another form of outreach consists of pilgrimages to Israel which are conducted a few times a year by the Ministry for educational and spiritual purposes.

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Financial

four stars

93.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
90.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.43
  Program Expenses Growth 5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lamb & Lion Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lamb & Lion Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lamb & Lion Ministries (TX) 95.54 four stars
Ligonier Ministries (FL) 89.81 three stars
Truth For Life (OH) 97.04 four stars
KSBJ Educational Foundation (TX) 93.94 four stars
Zola Levitt Ministries (TX) 91.43 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,873,578
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,873,578
   Program Service Revenue $23,221
Total Primary Revenue $2,896,799
   Other Revenue $338,631
TOTAL REVENUE $3,235,430
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,043,789
   Administrative Expenses $288,330
   Fundraising Expenses $16,121
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,348,240
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-112,810
   
Net Assets $1,373,741

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
Media Evangelism $2,141,440 70.4%
Print Evangelism $302,830 9.9%
Personal Evangelism $259,568 8.5%

Ratings History
Lamb & Lion Ministries has received 15 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 95.54 four stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 95.95 four stars
2016-12 09/01/2017 96.46 four stars
2015-12 10/01/2016 98.23 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 97.40 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 97.24 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 92.57 four stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 95.41 four stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 97.20 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 97.11 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 10/01/2010 91.21 four stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 93.28 four stars
2007-12 10/01/2008 93.14 four stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 93.19 four stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 93.15 four stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 93.21 four stars
2003-12 09/01/2004 81.84 three stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 82.68 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 75-1717049
Name in IRS Master File LAMB AND LION MINISTRIES INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (7) Evangelism
(6) Missionary 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, 1980
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$82,044 2.45% David Reagan President, Evangelist

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lamb & Lion Ministries (TX) 95.54 four stars
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World Radio Network (TX) 87.19 three stars
The Christian Broadcasting Network (VA) 88.20 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lamb & Lion Ministries
P.O. Box 919
McKinney, TX 75070
tel: (972) 736-3567
EIN: 75-1717049

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Board Leadership

Mark Strickland
Chairman

CEO

David Reagan
Founder and Director

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