Christian Leadership Concepts, Inc.

Summary

Something powerful happens when men come together around the person and work of Jesus. We have found that to be true at CLC. CLC is more than a fellowship group or a short-term Bible study - it is a relational path way that equips men for a lifetime of biblically based leadership. CLC offers three separate and distinct curriculums: Our ALL-IN program, which has been at the core of what we have done for 35 years. This program lasts for 2 years and participants meet for 2 hours per week (generally a week day from 6:00 to 8:00 a.m.) This program is for groups of no more than 12 men with two of them facilitating the discussions of our 12 various modules. Next, we have recently (2015) started what we have entitled Next Steps, which is a smaller group of 6 to 7 participants for those who want to go deeper in their walk with Jesus. Lastly, we have started (2017) a Young Adults program entitled Elbow to Elbow (E2E), which is especially set up for millennials.

This organization is a nonprofit. Contributions to it are fully deductible to the extent allowed by the law. It is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).


Contact information

Mailing address:
P. O. Box 3645
732 Melrose Ave.; Nashville, TN (37211)
Brentwood, TN 37024-3645

Website: www.clchq.org

Phone: (615) 370-5020

Email: hmiles@clchq.org


Organization details

EIN: 621177279

CEO/President: Dr. Craig Fry

Chairman: Bryan Haye

Board size: 14

Founder:

Year founded: 1983

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1986


Purpose

  1. CLC has discipled over 9,200 Men and women since it started in 10/1982. Our purpose/goal is to develop these individuals into 'Disciples of Jesus'. Genuine, committed, self-sacrificing followers of Christ are not made overnight. Making disciples is not an easy process. It is trying. It is messy. It is slow, tedious, and even painful at times. It is all these things because it is relational. Jesus has not given us an effortless step-by-step formula for impacting men and the world for His glory. It is not by accident that CLC has chosen the way it disciples men. By modeling this process mentioned above CLC has discipled approximately 9,200 men and women (CLC recently spun off BLC into a not-for-profit headquartered in Knoxville) since its inception in 10/1982. Many of these men have gone on to become leaders in numerous Christian organizations.
  2. CLC has made disciples in 25 states and 118 cities plus Vancouver, BC over the last 35 years. That is our sole purpose for being. We have not wavered from our mission or Core Values since our inception: (1) Jesus is our focus! All is for His glory. We are under His Lordship. (2) The Bible is the authority? All we do is an overflow from revealed Truth. (3) Relationships are the foundation of all we do! (4) Long term discipleship is our calling! (5) The value of the person stands over goals and agendas!
  3. CLC Vision Statement: 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 Christian men. Through CLC, God shapes men into bold, zealous leaders who are equipped to lead others toward Christ.

Mission statement

CLC uses the following to communicate its mission:

To equip men to initiate and lead for Christ at home, in the church, in the community and in the marketplace.


Statement of faith

CLC uses the following to express its philosophy:

CLC's philosophy of ministry is based on Ephesians 4:11-13 which says: "It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, to prepare God's people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ."

Our role is to "equip." This equipping is threefold:

(1) To have a strong understanding of who God is and who man is.

(2) To have a strong understanding that God desires to use men to be His ambassadors in this world.

(3) To have a strong understanding of God's empowering a man to do God's work.

Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Leadership Training

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating471 of 50014 of 15
Fund acquisition rating483 of 50015 of 15
Resource allocation rating475 of 50014 of 15
Asset utilization rating281 of 50011 of 15

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20182017201620152014
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
8%26%32%24%12%24%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%21%25%20%10%21%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
95%81%77%82%87%87%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%20%23%20%11%18%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
5%19%23%18%13%13%
 
Operating ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20182017201620152014
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%64%61%59%55%56%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
99%105%111%100%92%115%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
80%67%68%59%50%64%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
1%-5%-11%0%8%-15%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
2%-4%-8%0%5%-9%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%16%16%21%34%26%
 
Investing ratiosMedian measure
for all ministries
in MW database
20182017201620152014
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.190.750.770.620.620.66
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.531.052.082.222.221.99
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.310.791.601.381.381.31
 
Liquidity ratiosMedian measure
for all ministries
in MW database
20182017201620152014
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
9.1259.218.4010.2222.2616.49
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.100.020.120.100.040.06
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.4115.026.597.868.298.61
 
Solvency ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20182017201620152014
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
10%2%6%6%2%3%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%2%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
70%131%122%152%158%147%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20182017201620152014
Cash$1,428,717$727,312$725,267$718,878$829,461
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$75,585$90,428$101,869$71,893$14,154
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,504,302$817,740$827,136$790,771$843,615
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$832$805,748$848,181$881,815$833,252
Other long-term assets$68,746$77,330$162,456$86,229$2,890
Total long-term assets$69,578$883,078$1,010,637$968,044$836,142
Total assets$1,573,880$1,700,818$1,837,773$1,758,815$1,679,757
 
Liabilities20182017201620152014
Payables and accrued expenses$18,921$32,408$22,195$35,517$51,151
Other current liabilities$6,485$64,996$58,749$0$0
Total current liabilities$25,406$97,404$80,944$35,517$51,151
Debt$5,000$2,717$30,749$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$5,000$2,717$30,749$0$0
Total liabilities$30,406$100,121$111,693$35,517$51,151
 
Net assets20182017201620152014
Unrestricted$1,532,429$1,552,124$1,592,351$1,603,281$1,628,606
Temporarily restricted$11,035$48,573$133,729$120,017$0
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$1,543,474$1,600,697$1,726,080$1,723,298$1,628,606
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20182017201620152014
Total contributions$906,501$916,581$931,555$1,029,526$842,733
Program service revenue$123,167$145,382$143,097$119,774$75,369
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$9,006$3,711$4,640$4,217$2,353
Other revenue$85,563$120,353$62,730$34,981$43,641
Total other revenue$217,736$269,446$210,467$158,972$121,363
Total revenue$1,124,237$1,186,027$1,142,022$1,188,498$964,096
 
Expenses20182017201620152014
Program services$752,990$802,529$673,486$597,327$615,452
Management and general$190,542$211,806$241,587$374,808$286,859
Fundraising$237,938$297,075$224,166$121,671$202,095
Total expenses$1,181,470$1,311,410$1,139,239$1,093,806$1,104,406
 
Change in net assets20182017201620152014
Surplus (deficit)($57,233)($125,383)$2,783$94,692($140,310)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($57,233)($125,383)$2,783$94,692($140,310)

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History

Dr. Hal Hadden felt led by God to begin the ministry in 1982. Over the years, hundreds of men have participated in CLC's 2-year groups. CLC's efforts and prayers are directed toward the hope that Jesus Christ will raise up and prepare individuals in every division of labor and from every denomination for an unprecedented revival in Christ throughout the USA and world.


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