Modern Day Missions

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Modern Day Missions is a global nonprofit organization that provides financial, administrative and marketing services to Christian missionaries. Today, Modern Day Missions is actively partnering with over 590 missionaries in 70 nations.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Modern Day Missions
PO Box 535578
Grand Prairie, TX 75053


Phone: 469-994-7008


Organization details

EIN: 262978592

CEO/President: Elias Reyes


Board size: 0

Founder: Elias Reyes

Year founded: 2009

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2012


As the world cries out for the Good News of Jesus, God is raising up new generations of missionaries to be His hands and feet to the nations. Modern Day Missions was born in 2008 out of God's heart to equip missionaries with the tools to walk in their calling. Our passion is to help you get to the mission field and stay there!

Mission statement

To provide services that enable missionaries to raise financial support so they can fulfill the calling of taking Jesus Christ to the nations.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Evangelism Support

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating11 of 9401 of 51
Fund acquisition rating87 of 9424 of 51
Resource allocation rating44 of 9423 of 51
Asset utilization rating48 of 9404 of 51

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$0$0$0
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$587,522$421,436$447,428$325,254$318,470
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$505,651$434,327$7,022$4,037$6,340
Other long-term assets$66,409$77,482$70,377$89,670$95,910
Total long-term assets$572,060$511,809$77,399$93,707$102,250
Total assets$1,159,582$933,245$524,827$418,961$420,720
Payables and accrued expenses$113,126$46,868$6,701$9,279$14,624
Other current liabilities$2,000$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$115,126$46,868$6,701$9,279$14,624
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$342,885$326,089$0$0$0
Total liabilities$458,011$372,957$6,701$9,279$14,624
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$701,571$560,288$518,126$409,682$406,096
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$701,571$560,288$518,126$409,682$406,096
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$4,868,832$3,538,886$2,819,830$2,060,242$1,782,507
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$1,362$960$1,165$1,367$754
Other revenue$15,211$12,736$4,253$3,201$0
Total other revenue$16,573$13,696$5,418$4,568$754
Total revenue$4,885,405$3,552,582$2,825,248$2,064,810$1,783,261
Program services$4,516,211$3,334,885$2,607,570$1,959,504$1,596,266
Management and general$201,052$160,109$69,384$69,722$46,483
Total expenses$4,744,122$3,510,420$2,716,804$2,061,224$1,716,854
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$141,283$42,162$108,444$3,586$66,407
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$141,283$42,162$108,444$3,586$66,407


Marvin SlatonDirector/Pro$84,140
Elias ReyesFounder & Pr$25,644

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019

Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.

The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 1/31/2021. To update the information below, please email:


In 2005, Marvin Slaton approached his friend, Elias Reyes, with a prophetic vision he received while on a short-term mission trip in China. The vision was about the words "Modern Day". The Lord spoke to Marvin that, "it was time that the archaic world of missions be married to the Modern Day world of technology and advancement."

From that point, Elias Reyes, Nic Lesmeister & Ryan Young began dreaming of how to facilitate missions to the nations with greater ease. In time, God gave Elias the organizational model for which Modern Day Missions would operate. Encouraged by the vision of the organization, Elias's friend, Jeff Bishop, generously donated the startup costs for the organization to launch. On July 2, 2008, Modern Day Missions was officially launched with Marvin being the first missionary to partner with the organization

For the past 12 years, we have seen the faithfulness of God on display time and time again. We had no idea in 2008, that over a decade later, we would have partnered with over 900 missionaries in over 70 countries!! During that same time span we have processed over $25 Million for the Great Commission!!

The story of Modern Day is truly a story of meager beginnings, faithful stewardship and the mighty hand of God working miracles. We at Modern Day are so indebted to the Lord and the thousands of missionaries and donors that have turned our dream into a reality!! And for that, we say Thank You!!

Program accomplishments

Since 2008, 900+ missionaries have utilized our services to secure over $25 million in financial support.

$25 million missionary funds processed

70 different nations

$6 million processed in 2020