Faith in the Family International/ Marty Granger

Summary

Faith in the Family International's (FFI) mission is to teach the truths of the Holy Bible as they apply to family life and to cooperate with other Christian non-profit organizations in conducting events.

The ministry's programs are designed to help all family members understand their God-given roles through seminars, retreats, workshops and conferences.


Contact information

Mailing address:
P. O. Box 49341
10801 Johnston Road #122
Charlotte, NC 28277-8277

Website: www.faithinthefamily.org

Phone: (704) 910-0546

Email: info@faithinthefamily.org


Organization details

EIN: 541977670

CEO/President: Rev. Marty Granger

Chairman: Rev. Marty Granger

Board size: 7

Founder: Rev. Marty Granger

Year founded: 1993

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1998


Purpose

    Faith in the Family International (FFI) offers teaching ministries through a wide variety of venues to apply Biblical truths to building and rebuilding strong families, public events to spread the Gospel and its impact on family life, and promotes the adoption and development of new family-related ministries through the Affiliate Ministry Program.

    FFI's Purpose Statement is as follows:

  • To present a relationship with Jesus Christ, as revealed in the Holy Bible, as the foundation for abundant and eternal life.
  • To provide services and resources to assist individuals and families to live their lives in a manner that pleases God.
  • To establish, develop, and maintain a full range of ministry programs, each addressing one or more of the multiple facets of establishing Christ's Kingdom into all spheres of society so that individuals and families will be strengthened and increasingly reflect God's intention in creating humankind.

Mission statement

Faith in the Family uses the following to express its Mission Statement:

Faith in the Family International is a Christ-centered organization committed to building and rebuilding strong individuals and families through faith in God in the United States of America and throughout the world.


Statement of faith

Faith in the Family uses the following to express its Doctrinal Beliefs:

The FFI Board of Directors has unanimously adopted the following statement as the doctrinal basis for all organizational operations and activities. All members of the Board of Directors and Staff are required to subscribe to this statement annually:

We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only, infallible, authoritative Word of God.

We believe there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

We believe in the deity of Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.

We believe that the salvation of lost and sinful people is accomplished by grace alone through faith in Jesus Christ alone, by the regenerating power of the Holy Spirit.

We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a Godly life.

We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost, those who are saved to the resurrection of life and those who are lost to the resurrection of damnation.

We believe in the spiritual unity of all believers in the Lord Jesus Christ.

Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Christian Growth

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating57 of 4303 of 46
Fund acquisition rating86 of 43011 of 46
Resource allocation rating93 of 4306 of 46
Asset utilization rating120 of 4309 of 46

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20172016201520142013
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
7%2%2%2%2%2%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%2%2%2%2%2%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
95%92%93%95%94%94%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%2%2%2%2%2%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
5%8%7%5%6%6%
 
Operating ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20172016201520142013
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
83%88%88%89%87%97%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
99%105%103%100%91%87%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
81%92%91%89%80%84%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
1%-5%-3%0%9%13%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
3%-13%-8%1%23%35%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%10%10%10%10%1%
 
Investing ratiosMedian measure
for all ministries
in MW database
20172016201520142013
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.322.482.392.822.202.32
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.531.021.011.041.051.04
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.532.532.432.932.302.41
 
Liquidity ratiosMedian measure
for all ministries
in MW database
20172016201520142013
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
9.0921.9323.6667.4121.5036.48
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.100.050.040.010.050.03
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.074.534.744.034.984.84
 
Solvency ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20172016201520142013
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
10%4%4%1%4%3%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
63%38%40%35%44%42%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20172016201520142013
Cash$433,174$489,546$500,844$508,244$387,765
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$1,055$1,005$0$1,356
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$433,174$490,601$501,849$508,244$389,121
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$6,979$5,628$18,299$22,671$9,471
Other long-term assets$1,350$1,350$1,350$1,350$5,398
Total long-term assets$8,329$6,978$19,649$24,021$14,869
Total assets$441,503$497,579$521,498$532,265$403,990
 
Liabilities20172016201520142013
Payables and accrued expenses$19,749$20,732$7,445$23,636$10,667
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$19,749$20,732$7,445$23,636$10,667
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$19,749$20,732$7,445$23,636$10,667
 
Net assets20172016201520142013
Unrestricted($130,050)($94,017)($55,700)($84,673)($75,244)
Temporarily restricted$551,804$570,864$569,753$593,302$468,567
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$421,754$476,847$514,053$508,629$393,323
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20172016201520142013
Total contributions$955,530$1,071,132$1,404,719$1,201,785$1,005,843
Program service revenue$84,378$78,983$55,015$70,071$65,415
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$143($375)($163)($254)$342
Other revenue$826$3,298$16,746$12,099$4,023
Total other revenue$85,347$81,906$71,598$81,916$69,780
Total revenue$1,040,877$1,153,038$1,476,317$1,283,701$1,075,623
 
Expenses20172016201520142013
Program services$959,797$1,052,682$1,306,670$1,022,115$907,027
Management and general$114,462$116,129$140,991$122,557$10,291
Fundraising$21,714$21,432$23,234$23,710$20,879
Total expenses$1,095,973$1,190,243$1,470,895$1,168,382$938,197
 
Change in net assets20172016201520142013
Surplus (deficit)($55,096)($37,205)$5,422$115,319$137,426
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($55,096)($37,205)$5,422$115,319$137,426

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History

History - The First Decade (1991-2000)

Rev. Marty Granger founded the original program of Faith in the Family under the umbrella organization of National Foundation, Inc. on January 1, 1991. After twenty years in youth ministry as a staff member with Youth for Christ/USA, he sensed a calling to broaden his ministry influence to include outreach to include an adult population. During the years 1991-1993, Marty spoke and taught on family issues, and was also asked to assist other Christian organizations such as the National Center for Fathering, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Youth for Christ/USA, and True Love Waits in facilitating major events and activities in Washington, D.C. Marty also hosted a live, one-hour call-in talk show for teenagers called TALK! About Teens on WAVA 105.1 FM from October 1992-March 1993. In December 1993 Faith in the Family withdrew from National Foundation, Inc. and organized as a charitable trust. From 1994 to 1996, the ministry was involved with two major outreach programs - Sports Outreach America/Washington, an evangelistic crusade in Washington, DC in conjunction with the World Cup of Soccer, and Promise Keepers, an outreach to men. In the spring of 1996, Faith in the Family chose to expand its own organizational outreach and thus launched its Affiliate Ministry Program, a deliberate decision designed to multiply its ministry effectiveness by adopting ministry programs under the Faith in the Family umbrella. In the spring of 2000, after undergoing a complete organizational and operational audit, it was decided that in order to eliminate confusion over operating as a charitable trust that the ministry would reorganize again as Faith in the Family International, a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3), Virginia non-profit corporation. Entering the 21st century, FFI is the parent organization for multiple ministry programs and sees a bright future of serving the Lord, the church and the family.


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