Jerry Drace Evangelistic Association


The Jerry Drace Evangelistic Association ("JDEA") is committed to evangelism with integrity. By presenting the claims of Christ through programs such as Hope for the Home, revivals, videos focusing on issues facing youth today, and videos made for pastors and church staffs, the JDEA strives to offer encouragement and discipleship to a world in need.

Contact information

Mailing address:
236 Sanders Bluff Rd
Humboldt, TN 38343-8548


Phone: (731) 784-0087


Organization details

EIN: 237430843

CEO/President: Mr. Jerry Drace


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Founder: Mr. Jerry Drace

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Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 03/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


The Jerry Drace Evangelistic Association ("JDEA") is committed to evangelism with integrity. By presenting the claims of Christ through programs such as Hope for the Home, revivals, videos focusing on issues facing youth today, and videos made for pastors and church staffs, the JDEA strives to offer encouragement and discipleship to a world in need.

Mission statement

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Evangelism

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating135 of 72510 of 39
Fund acquisition rating89 of 7265 of 39
Resource allocation rating82 of 7262 of 39
Asset utilization rating514 of 72529 of 39

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$11,125$11,545$13,994$16,513$18,550
Short-term investments$116,033$111,242$112,942$111,796$112,722
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$131,977$130,736$134,191$133,895$142,806
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$13,078$14,261$15,444$16,627$17,810
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$13,078$14,261$15,444$16,627$17,810
Total assets$145,055$144,997$149,635$150,522$160,616
Payables and accrued expenses$0$0$0$0$0
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$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$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets20192018201720162015
Temporarily restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$145,055$144,997$149,635$150,522$160,616
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$28,751$23,580$25,407$25,195$35,690
Program service revenue$3,482$2,483$4,951$3,527$5,683
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$4,791$8,300$9,145$3,076$2,907
Other revenue$417($4,722)($2,757)($5,197)($4,516)
Total other revenue$8,690$6,061$11,339$1,406$4,074
Total revenue$37,441$29,641$36,746$26,601$39,764
Program services$34,550$31,370$34,564$34,382$36,469
Management and general$2,833$2,909$3,069$2,313$2,440
Total expenses$37,383$34,279$37,633$36,695$38,909
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$58($4,638)($887)($10,094)$855
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$58($4,638)($887)($10,094)$855


Becky DraceBookkeeper/S$12,480

Compensation data as of: 3/31/2019

Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.


The following represents some of the highlights of JDEA's 26 years of ministry at home in the United States:

1977: The gym at Stetson University was filled to near capacity as Jerry spoke at PraiseFest.

1982: Billy Graham, Frank Pollard, pastor of First Baptist Church, Jackson, MS, and Jerry share the platform and preaching responsibilities at the First Annual Conference for Southern Baptist Evangelists at Southern Seminary, Louisville, KY.

1984: Jerry preaches on prayer and Spiritual awakening at the Pastor's Conference of the Southern Baptist Convention.

1989: The Fall Campus Revival at Union University in Jackson, TN was well attended with many students making public decisions.

1989: Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary invited the team to conduct their campus wide fall revival.

1990: Preaching at First Baptist in Jacksonville, FL, the home church for the Draces for several years, was always a joy. Homer Lindsay, Jr. and Jerry Vines co-pastor this great church.

1991: The team conducted a revival at First Baptist Church, Jackson, MS, where Frank Pollard is Pastor.

1992: The First Baptist Church of San Francisco was the site of a great week in the Lord.

1998: Jerry preached at the first Sunday morning worship service of the Southern Baptist Convention in Salt Lake City. Dr. James Merritt, pastor of FBC Snellville, GA, also spoke. Over 3,000 were in attendance.

1999: A croud of 14,000 teenagers gathered in Centennial Park in Atlanta, GA to hear Small Town Poets, Third Day, and Darrell and Craig Scott. Jerry made arrangments for a special presentation of the Crosses of Columbine.

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