Haggai International

The information in this column was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 8/11/2021. To update the information in this column, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


Summary

We believe that strategically positioned, influential leaders are catalyst for local people experiencing life change, community transformation, and nations being redeemed. We also believe that leaders need equipping and encouraging to achieve exponential impact and sustainable momentum.

We select, equip, multiply, and encourage difference-makers all across the globe. We have equipped over 125,000 strategically positioned leaders in 189 nations who are committed to ending Gospel poverty.

We are called to inspire and equip those already living, working, and serving in the places where Gospel poverty exists. We believe our leaders possess a clear advantage in reaching their own people with the Gospel.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Haggai International
4725 Peachtree Corners Circle, Suite 200
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092-2573

Website: www.haggai-international.org

Phone: (770) 449-8869

Email: webmaster@haggai-international.org


Organization details

EIN: 580898309

CEO/President: Dr. Bev Upton Williams

Chairman: Tom Ferguson

Board size: 21

Founder: Dr. John Edmund Haggai

Year founded: 1963

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 03/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2014


Purpose

Our vision is to see every nation redeemed and transformed through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

There is no shortcut, no easy way. Governments cannot bring peace. Education cannot bring salvation. Business and industry cannot bring healing. Psychology and sociology cannot bring joy. Only Jesus can bring reconciliation to the world.


Mission statement

At the core of our mission are strategically positioned leaders who are multiplying their influence with one purpose in mind - to end Gospel poverty. Our mission is to equip and inspire those leaders to more effectively demonstrate and present the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to prepare others to do the same.


Statement of faith

We believe the Bible to be the inspired, infallible, and authoritative Word of God, without error in the original writings.

We believe in one God, Creator of all things, infinitely perfect, and eternally existing in three Persons, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

We believe that by one man, Adam, sin entered the world; that for the salvation of lost and sinful men, regeneration by the Holy Spirit through faith in our Lord Jesus Christ is absolutely essential.

We believe in the deity and virgin birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, that He died upon the cross as a substitutionary sacrifice for the sin of the world and that He arose from the dead and ascended into Heaven, from whence He will return with power and glory.

We believe in the doctrine of justification by faith, realizing it is impossible for man, through works, to please God or save himself.

We believe in life after death; that there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and the unjust.

We believe in the resurrection of the saved unto everlasting life in Heaven and the resurrection of the lost or unsaved unto eternal punishment.

We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, Whose indwelling enables the Christian to live a godly life.

Transparency grade

A

To understand our transparency grade, click here.


Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Evangelism

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating918 of 94044 of 46
Fund acquisition rating936 of 94246 of 46
Resource allocation rating876 of 94244 of 46
Asset utilization rating732 of 94034 of 46

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
6%28%28%22%16%15%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%25%23%19%15%14%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
96%87%82%85%92%95%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%19%17%18%18%21%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
4%13%18%15%8%5%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%71%74%71%71%68%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
94%128%135%106%82%70%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
77%91%99%75%58%47%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
6%-28%-35%-6%18%30%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
8%-12%-10%-2%7%12%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
11%10%10%11%11%12%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.150.480.360.300.280.26
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.511.471.481.461.481.51
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.030.710.530.430.410.39
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
7.1413.1813.4921.6926.4422.07
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.130.080.070.050.040.05
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.3215.6320.9226.5328.2729.28
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
17%11%10%8%8%9%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%1%1%1%1%1%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
71%185%250%310%334%352%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$3,288,488$4,181,720$4,147,173$3,787,774$5,431,039
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$311,235$1,210,301$1,921,365$2,257,690$7,327
Short-term investments$18,007,421$20,458,303$22,647,016$22,546,254$20,326,984
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$21,607,144$25,850,324$28,715,554$28,591,718$25,765,350
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$9,930,614$11,475,576$12,552,476$13,232,590$12,678,199
Other long-term assets$298,925$919,985$521,740$597,540$559,064
Total long-term assets$10,229,539$12,395,561$13,074,216$13,830,130$13,237,263
Total assets$31,836,683$38,245,885$41,789,770$42,421,848$39,002,613
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$950,063$1,255,666$777,835$575,465$639,282
Other current liabilities$689,040$661,025$546,127$505,980$528,122
Total current liabilities$1,639,103$1,916,691$1,323,962$1,081,445$1,167,404
Debt$251,237$293,343$333,878$372,905$410,365
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$1,602,362$1,687,440$1,748,026$1,962,012$1,935,102
Total long-term liabilities$1,853,599$1,980,783$2,081,904$2,334,917$2,345,467
Total liabilities$3,492,702$3,897,474$3,405,866$3,416,362$3,512,871
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$27,268,781$33,168,417$36,529,853$36,077,489$32,744,329
With donor restrictions$1,075,200$1,179,994$1,854,051$2,927,997$2,745,413
Net assets$28,343,981$34,348,411$38,383,904$39,005,486$35,489,742
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$10,478,408$8,327,068$9,914,007$13,041,222$13,848,268
Program service revenue$625,439$504,942$389,124$386,128$271,042
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$866,640$1,309,264$1,406,573$783,525$370,659
Other revenue$29,837$21,506$21,533$20,277$17,131
Total other revenue$1,521,916$1,835,712$1,817,230$1,189,930$658,832
Total revenue$12,000,324$10,162,780$11,731,237$14,231,152$14,507,100
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$10,863,331$10,090,450$8,856,075$8,320,395$6,846,352
Management and general$1,521,587$1,314,289$1,348,488$1,260,646$1,160,240
Fundraising$2,944,128$2,322,255$2,183,338$2,094,745$2,076,194
Total expenses$15,329,046$13,726,994$12,387,901$11,675,786$10,082,786
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)($3,328,722)($3,564,214)($656,664)$2,555,366$4,424,314
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($3,328,722)($3,564,214)($656,664)$2,555,366$4,424,314

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Dr John Edmund HaggaiFounder$316,870
Dr Beverly UptonCEO$261,757
Dr Bryce NortonCOO$207,130
Ms Louisa MouchetCFO$189,060
Mr Gary KeyAdvancement Director$187,999
Mr Milton KeyAdvancement Director$171,894
Mr John BachmanSecretary/CGIO$150,073
Mr Bert SamsVice President IT$140,764
Mr David DavisAdvancement Director$137,419
Mr Jeff CluxtonAdvancement Director$122,759
Ms Beverly SeidelAssistant Secretary$74,785

Compensation data as of: 3/31/2020


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 8/11/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

Our Founder

John Edmund Haggai has been called a visionary, a Christian world statesman, an evangelist, and a master of the pulpit - all of which is true of this dynamic man of God.

Never content to follow the crowd, Dr. Haggai initiated a unique and forward-thinking mission plan in obedience to the Great Commission. A visit to Asia in the early 1960s convinced Haggai that changes in global geopolitics, brought about by the end of colonialism, required a new strategy for world evangelism. In 1969, after years of research, prayer, and development, he presided over the first advanced leadership seminar, designed to empower and mobilize nationals to reach their own people for Christ.

Haggai International has equipped and motivated more than 125,000 Christian clergy and lay leaders working in almost all the non-Western countries of the world. They multiply their effectiveness significantly by passing on their training to an average of 100 other leaders.

An alumnus of Moody Bible Institute (where he was named "Alumnus of the Year") and Furman University and the recipient of honorary doctorates on both sides of the Pacific, Dr. John Haggai lived unflinchingly by his own motto: Attempt something so great for God, it's doomed to failure unless God be in it.

He authored more than a dozen books, including How to Win Over Worry, The Influential Leader, My Son Johnny (who died in 1975 in his 25th year) and Success Secrets of the Bible.

John Edmund Haggai was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the eldest son of a Syrian immigrant and a New Englander whose English ancestors settled in America during the 1600s. While at Moody, he met and married Christine Barker of Bristol, Virginia. Atlanta, Georgia, was their base of ministry since 1961. (Mrs. Haggai went to be with the Lord in August 2019, a week after their 74th wedding anniversary. John Haggai was reunited with her and their son, Johnny, in Heaven on November 18, 2020.)


Program accomplishments


Needs