GO InterNational

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Summary

GO is a non-profit organization that collaborates with indigenous leaders and mobilizes followers of Christ to fulfill the Great Commission through sustainable Christian missions.


Contact information

Mailing address:
GO International
503 Wilder Reynolds Rd
Wilmore, KY 40390

Website: www.gointernational.org

Phone: (859) 858-3171

Email: info@gointernational.org


Organization details

EIN: 616058541

CEO/President: Ron Houp

Chairman: Josh Salsburey

Board size: 17

Founder: Dr. Maurice W. Stevens

Ruling year: 1968

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1980


Purpose

We make disciples around the world by training and equipping our international partners and by supporting them, prayerfully and financially. We also lead sustainable short-term Christian mission trips with a long-term impact. We follow this sustainable model of partnership all over the world, including Belize, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Kurdistan, Northern Ireland, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Peru, Russia, Swaziland, Trinidad, Uganda, Venezuela, and more.


Mission statement

GO InterNational states it's mission statement as the following:

To establish strategic partnerships with local churches or ministries of Asia, Africa, and the Americas, fostering holistic ministries that help fulfill the Great Commision.


Statement of faith

Go International uses the Lausanne Covenant as their statement of faith.

Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Evangelism Support

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating627 of 99927 of 51
Fund acquisition rating858 of 100142 of 51
Resource allocation rating492 of 100122 of 51
Asset utilization rating346 of 99916 of 51

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
5%10%2%2%3%2%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%10%2%2%3%2%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
97%99%98%97%98%99%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%9%2%2%3%3%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
3%1%2%3%2%1%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%84%73%74%74%71%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
94%106%104%96%102%94%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
79%89%76%72%76%67%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
6%-6%-4%4%-2%6%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
8%-10%-8%6%-4%11%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
11%7%25%24%23%26%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.281.731.921.511.731.69
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.261.262.442.232.512.49
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.962.184.703.384.354.21
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
24.3316.7632.999.1014.768.93
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.030.060.030.110.070.11
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.755.172.483.162.572.53
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
4%5%1%5%3%4%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
73%55%51%63%56%57%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$427,260$234,198$286,766$234,702$249,403
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$427,260$234,198$286,766$234,702$249,403
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$110,778$111,841$119,148$127,313$136,104
Other long-term assets$0$226,232$234,590$227,325$236,040
Total long-term assets$110,778$338,073$353,738$354,638$372,144
Total assets$538,038$572,271$640,504$589,340$621,547
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$25,492$7,099$31,520$15,898$27,941
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$25,492$7,099$31,520$15,898$27,941
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$25,492$7,099$31,520$15,898$27,941
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$359,566$338,940$374,394$346,117$357,566
With donor restrictions$152,980$226,232$234,590$227,325$236,040
Net assets$512,546$565,172$608,984$573,442$593,606
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$869,151$1,039,327$973,396$984,528$1,111,859
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$9,844$1,434$16,608$1,249$1,505
Other revenue$1,140$15,000$14,700$15,000$4,800
Total other revenue$10,984$16,434$31,308$16,249$6,305
Total revenue$880,135$1,055,761$1,004,704$1,000,777$1,118,164
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$787,260$807,050$721,236$758,524$748,618
Management and general$61,241$275,476$230,215$235,797$274,413
Fundraising$84,260$17,047$17,711$26,620$26,932
Total expenses$932,761$1,099,573$969,162$1,020,941$1,049,963
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)($52,626)($43,812)$35,542($20,164)$68,201
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($52,626)($43,812)$35,542($20,164)$68,201

Compensation

Compensation data for this ministry has not been collected.


Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 10/22/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

GO InterNational has been serving since 1968, when Rev. Maurice Stevens took a trip to Haiti and returned home with a passion to "take people out of the pew into the mission field". Since then, partnerships in Africa, Asia, Europe, Central and South America have been forged, and GO has sent over 1000 Christian missions teams across the world.


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