OurCalling Inc

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Summary

OurCalling is a faith-based organization that leads the homeless to live a healthy and sustainable lifestyle by building lasting relationships and making disciples on the streets. OurCalling is on the frontline of the battle to cure homelessness. We're on the streets every day meeting the unsheltered homeless of Dallas County, learning their stories, identifying their needs, and connecting their hearts to Christ. We have formed lasting connections with thousands of individuals who we are proud to be able to include among our friends.


Contact information

Mailing address:
OurCalling Inc
PO Box 140428
Dallas, TX 75214

Website: ourcalling.org

Phone: 214-444-8796

Email: info@ourcalling.org


Organization details

EIN: 264430860

CEO/President: Wayne Walker

Chairman: Dr. Thomas Renard

Board size: 8

Founder: Wayne Walker

Ruling year: 2009

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2011


Purpose

We are a team of volunteers motivated by the love of Christ to search in every corner of the city for the lost and needy and offer them true friendship and meaningful support. We build long-term relationships with friends on the street, guiding them to a relationship with Jesus Christ that will help them to realize their worth and inspire them to invest in their lives.


Mission statement

Our goal is to develop personal relationships with homeless individuals to share the good news of Jesus Christ and make disciples on the streets.


Statement of faith

We believe the Bible is inspired by God and thus inerrant in the original writings. It is the supreme and final authority for faith and life.

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

We believe people are saved from their sin and reconciled to God by grace through faith alone in Jesus Christ, who died for our sins.

Jesus Christ is the Head of the Church, His Body, which is composed of every person, living and dead, who is joined to Him through saving faith.

We believe that living a life that pleases God and is consistent with His character is our daily act of worship and not a condition for salvation.

Jesus Christ was begotten by the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. As the Son of God in human flesh, Jesus is fully God and fully man.

We believe the Holy Spirit enables us to understand truth, empowers us for godly living, and equips us for service and witness.

We believe in the resurrection of the dead, the return of Christ to the earth, and His eternal reign on a recreated earth.

Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Fellowship Evangelism

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating529 of 99917 of 30
Fund acquisition rating391 of 100111 of 30
Resource allocation rating233 of 100113 of 30
Asset utilization rating933 of 99928 of 30

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
7%6%7%9%5%3%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%6%7%9%5%3%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
89%101%101%100%101%100%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
7%8%8%14%19%11%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
11%-1%-1%0%-1%0%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
81%85%83%78%71%78%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
96%72%80%63%29%25%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
74%61%66%49%20%20%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
4%28%20%37%71%75%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%15%8%14%38%64%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
12%7%8%8%11%11%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.290.380.310.230.140.21
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.533.864.115.014.841.42
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.091.461.261.150.680.30
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
10.0514.9112.8312.832.3250.00
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.100.070.080.080.430.02
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.137.668.789.6010.0238.91
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
12%2%2%2%9%1%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
62%260%320%428%648%464%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$1,782,679$1,403,503$1,004,267$1,007,969$1,555,923
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$58,419$17,727$24,648$30,673$35,411
Short-term investments$16,151$64,347$89,765$40,545$488,885
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,857,249$1,485,577$1,118,680$1,079,187$2,080,219
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$5,313,039$4,617,893$4,486,051$3,370,556$877,194
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$775,690$0
Total long-term assets$5,313,039$4,617,893$4,486,051$4,146,246$877,194
Total assets$7,170,288$6,103,470$5,604,731$5,225,433$2,957,413
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$124,547$115,767$87,178$465,580$41,607
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$124,547$115,767$87,178$465,580$41,607
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$124,547$115,767$87,178$465,580$41,607
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$6,107,679$5,474,855$5,289,554$4,014,468$1,918,842
With donor restrictions$938,062$512,848$227,999$745,385$996,964
Net assets$7,045,741$5,987,703$5,517,553$4,759,853$2,915,806
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$3,805,447$2,363,672$2,040,829$2,574,314$2,483,328
Program service revenue$19,613$9,540$11,630$8,686$5,896
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$10,303$10,874$6,615($25,429)$16,651
Other revenue($66,748)($33,596)($16,017)($13,690)($21,345)
Total other revenue($36,832)($13,182)$2,228($30,433)$1,202
Total revenue$3,768,615$2,350,490$2,043,057$2,543,881$2,484,530
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$2,294,467$1,562,509$1,006,058$520,358$491,994
Management and general$198,191$151,946$102,399$78,435$66,623
Fundraising$220,269$157,696$181,055$136,076$70,116
Total expenses$2,712,927$1,872,151$1,289,512$734,869$628,733
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$1,055,688$478,339$753,545$1,809,012$1,855,797
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,055,688$478,339$753,545$1,809,012$1,855,797

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Wayne WalkerPresident/Executive Direct$198,184

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 11/20/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

OurCalling was founded by Wayne Walker, who continues to serve as its CEO and Pastor to the homeless.

During his youth, Wayne's family actively pursued the scriptural commandment to "love your neighbor as yourself" by modeling the life of Jesus to scores of foster children whose own origins represented generations of human brokenness, dysfunction, sexual exploitation and abuse. Early exposure to these destructive forces set him on a path that would lead him to earn a Master's Degree in Cross Cultural Ministry from Dallas Theological Seminary.

It was while completing his studies at the campus in downtown Dallas that Wayne was called to befriend and minister to men and women in the homeless community. During that time he began to establish personal, discipleship-oriented relationships with homeless individuals, many in the same urban setting where he and his family continue to work today.


Program accomplishments


Needs

We want everyone to see that the chains of poverty and dysfunction that lead to homelessness can be broken through the love of God. With your help and support, a sustainable lifestyle is within reach for everyone.