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Christian Life Resources

For life, for family

one star

69.47

Lock Box 56 Richfield, WI 53076
tel: (414) 376-0594   Web Site
EIN: 39-1601307

Board Leadership
LeRoy Reed
Chairman

CEO
Rev. Robert Fleischmann
National Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 69.47 one star
  Financial 61.23 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Christian Life Resources is to use life and family issues as bridges to convey the love of God and to share the message of salvation through Christ. This organization educates people on what God's Word has to say about the value and sanctity of human life. The intent is to mobilize Christians to make God-pleasing decisions about life and family issues. We focus attention on many issues such as: abortion, infertility, birth control, post-abortion syndrome, infanticide, medical directive statements, assisted suicide, and euthanasia. To date, the organization consists of 24 chapters which operate 22 pregnancy counseling centers across the United States. These centers are visited by approximately 4,000 clients each year.

The mission of Christian Life Resources is to use life and family issues as bridges to convey the love of God and to share the message of salvation through Christ. This organization educates people on what God's Word has to say about the value and sanctity of human life. The intent is to mobilize Christians to make God-pleasing decisions about life and family issues. We focus attention on many issues such as: abortion, infertility, birth control, post-abortion syndrome, infanticide, medical directive statements, assisted suicide, and euthanasia. To date, the organization consists of 24 chapters which operate 22 pregnancy counseling centers across the United States. These centers are visited by approximately 4,000 clients each year.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of preaching engagements.
24
Number of Christian Medical Directives provided.
1,000
Number of books distributed
250
Number of periodicals distributed
20,000
Number of people on the organization's email list
2,800
Number of conference attendees
100
This impact information is current as of October 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

one star

61.23

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
69.5%
  Administrative Expenses 17.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 314.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Life Resources on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Life Resources on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Life Resources (WI) 69.47 one star
Lifeline Christian Mission (OH) 87.05 three stars
Frontiers (AZ) 87.86 three stars
Chosen Children Ministries (SC) 86.53 three stars
Heaven's Family (PA) 91.30 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $539,994
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $539,994
   Program Service Revenue $79,390
Total Primary Revenue $619,384
   Other Revenue $1,000
TOTAL REVENUE $620,384
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $295,794
   Administrative Expenses $85,464
   Fundraising Expenses $64,123
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $445,381
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $175,003
   
Net Assets $-115,666

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
Family Inquiries $274,884 92.9%
Mothers Program $20,910 7.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2019 69.47 one star
2017-12 04/01/2019 68.93 one star
2016-12 12/01/2017 68.13 one star
2015-12 12/21/2016 67.20 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 66.87 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 66.53 one star
2013-12 07/01/2015 64.72 one star
2012-12 11/01/2013 67.72 one star
2011-12 02/01/2013 65.35 one star
2010-12 05/01/2012 64.06 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 66.27 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 59.46 one star
2008-12 12/01/2009 64.45 one star
2007-12 11/01/2008 61.98 one star
2006-12 08/01/2007 70.26 two stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 68.23 one star
2004-12 10/01/2005 70.04 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 39-1601307
Name in IRS Master File CHRISTIAN LIFE RESOURCES INC
NTEE Code X99
NTEE Classification Religion Related, Spiritual Development N.E.C.
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name CHRISTIAN LIFE RESOURCES INC
Ruling Date December, 1981
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
$75,255 16.89% Robert Fleischmann National Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Life Resources (WI) 69.47 one star
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Charity Contact Info

Christian Life Resources
Lock Box 56
Richfield, WI 53076
tel: (414) 376-0594
EIN: 39-1601307

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Board Leadership

LeRoy Reed
Chairman

CEO

Rev. Robert Fleischmann
National Director

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