Christian Leadership Concepts, Inc.

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CLC is a men's organization committed to training Christian leaders. CLC equips men for a lifetime of leadership at home, in business, in church, or in their community. Our leadership modules are based on a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and sound biblical principles. CLC has no denominational affiliation, but is pleased to work alongside men with a wide range of church backgrounds. The curriculum is orthodox in theology, and helps men interact with Scripture and investigate for themselves what the Bible has to say about life issues.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Christian Leadership Concepts, Inc.
P. O. Box 3645
Brentwood, TN 37024-3645


Phone: (615) 370-5020


Organization details

EIN: 621177279

CEO/President: Dr. Craig Fry

Chairman: Bryan Haye

Board size: 13

Founder: Dr. Hal Hadden

Year founded: 1985

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1986


CLC challenges men to an uncommon pursuit of Christ. We facilitate small groups of committed believers who refuse to be satisfied with the status quo and desire a deeper relationship with Christ.

CLC men are relentlessly transparent with one another as they journey together through life and become men of extraordinary faith. Our programs require sacrifice and the risk of vulnerability, but that investment brings about a transformation marked by a greater understanding of who God is, a stronger relationship with Him, and a uniquely powerful bond with other Christian men. Through this journey, God shapes men into bold, zealous leaders who are equipped to lead others toward Christ.

Mission statement

Mission / Vision of CLC: Equipping Men for a Lifetime of Leadership

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Leadership Training

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating823 of 85719 of 19
Fund acquisition rating752 of 85718 of 19
Resource allocation rating828 of 85717 of 19
Asset utilization rating618 of 85713 of 19

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$73,896$75,585$90,428$101,869$71,893
Short-term investments$532,993$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,408,149$1,504,302$817,740$827,136$790,771
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$4,601$832$805,748$848,181$881,815
Other long-term assets$60,532$68,746$77,330$162,456$86,229
Total long-term assets$65,133$69,578$883,078$1,010,637$968,044
Total assets$1,473,282$1,573,880$1,700,818$1,837,773$1,758,815
Payables and accrued expenses$13,633$18,921$32,408$22,195$35,517
Other current liabilities$106,257$6,485$64,996$58,749$0
Total current liabilities$119,890$25,406$97,404$80,944$35,517
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$35,334$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$35,334$5,000$2,717$30,749$0
Total liabilities$155,224$30,406$100,121$111,693$35,517
Net assets20192018201720162015
Temporarily restricted$26,090$11,035$48,573$133,729$120,017
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$1,318,058$1,543,474$1,600,697$1,726,080$1,723,298
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$995,050$906,501$916,581$931,555$1,029,526
Program service revenue$126,431$123,167$145,382$143,097$119,774
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$61,869$9,006$3,711$4,640$4,217
Other revenue$0$85,563$120,353$62,730$34,981
Total other revenue$188,300$217,736$269,446$210,467$158,972
Total revenue$1,183,350$1,124,237$1,186,027$1,142,022$1,188,498
Program services$797,383$752,990$802,529$673,486$597,327
Management and general$249,710$190,542$211,806$241,587$374,808
Total expenses$1,296,630$1,181,470$1,311,410$1,139,239$1,093,806
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)($113,280)($57,233)($125,383)$2,783$94,692
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($113,280)($57,233)($125,383)$2,783$94,692


Craig FryCEO$132,378
David BianconiVice President$128,608
Danny JeffriesHce$108,795
Danny ParkerHce$100,025
Jay G BakerSecretary$25,988
Hank MilesTreasurer$24,000

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019

Response from ministry

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Founded in 1982 by Dr. Hal Hadden, CLC began by training small groups of men for spiritual leadership. The result of this experience was that a "band of brothers" was created and sharing life became the norm for men long after the training ended. The long-term effect was that marriages were strengthened, families became healthier, and churches and communities saw men stepping up for leadership positions.

CLC began in Middle Tennessee, but before long was branching out to other areas of the state and beyond. Three decades later, thousands of lives have been changed as CLC has influenced men in 157 cities, 25 states, and Canada (Alberta and British Columbia).

Currently under the leadership of Dr. Craig Fry, CLC is pleased to work alongside men from a wide range of church backgrounds. The curriculum is orthodox in theology, and yet the experience is radically different for the typical man. Our programs help men interact with scripture and investigate for themselves what the Bible says about life issues. In addition, as men walk this journey of discovery together, lifelong friendships are developed and sustained.

CLC has had an impact in Canada and the following U.S. States: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia

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