Gospel Rescue Mission Inc.

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The Gospel Rescue Mission, Inc. is a 501/c/3 non-profit corporation that exists as a poverty reduction center. God is using the Gospel Rescue Mission to set the captives free, to heal the broken hearted and to restore lives.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Gospel Rescue Mission
PO Box 7004
Muskogee, OK 74402

Website: grmmuskogee.org

Phone: 9186823489

Email: rich.schaus@grmmuskogee.org

Organization details

EIN: 736104283

CEO/President: Rich Schaus

Chairman: Jim Wallingford

Board size: 15


Year founded: 1934

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 09/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2016


Our purpose is to maintain a benevolent charitable program for the needy.

Mission statement

Partnering with the community to serve those who are in crisis to restore them to freedom and purpose through the transforming power of the gospel. Currently our services are focused on those who are experiencing the crisis of hunger, homelessness, and hopelessness.

Statement of faith

The Scriptures - The Holy Bible (Old and New Testament) was written by men divinely inspired and is God's Revelation of himself to man. It is a perfect treasure of divine instruction.

God - There is one and only one Living and True God. The eternal triune God reveals himself to us as Father, Son (Jesus), and Holy Spirit, with distinct personal attributes, but without division of nature, essence, or being.

Man - Man is the special creation of God, made in His own image. He created them male and female as the crowning work of His creation. The gift of gender is thus part of the goodness of God's creation. Only the Grace of God can bring man into His Holy Fellowship and enable man to fulfill the creative purpose of God. The sacredness of human personality is evident in that God created man in His own image, and in that Christ died for man; therefore, every person of every race possesses full dignity and is worthy of respect and Christian love.

Salvation - Through the temptation of Satan, man transgressed the Command of God, and fell from his original innocence whereby his posterity inherit a nature and an environment inclined toward sin, and are transgressors and are under condemnation.

Salvation involves the redemption of the whole man, and is offered freely to all who accept Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, who by His own blood obtained eternal redemption for the Believer. There is no Salvation apart from personal faith in Jesus Christ as Lord.

Last Things - God, in His own time and in His own way, will bring the world to its appropriate end. According to His promise, Jesus Christ will return personally and visibly in Glory to the Earth; The dead will be raised; and Christ will judge all men in righteousness. The unrighteous will be consigned to Hell, the place of everlasting punishment. The righteous in their resurrected and glorified bodies will receive their reward and will dwell forever in Heaven with the Lord.

Stewardship - God is the source of all blessings, temporal and spiritual; All that we have and are we owe to Him. Christians have a spiritual debtorship to the whole world, a Holy trusteeship in the Gospel, and a binding stewardship in their possessions.

The Family - God has ordained the Family as the foundational institution of human society. It is composed of persons related to one another by marriage, blood, or adoption.

Marriage is the uniting of one man and one woman in covenant commitment for a lifetime.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating257 of 85756 of 155
Fund acquisition rating22 of 8571 of 155
Resource allocation rating276 of 85752 of 155
Asset utilization rating714 of 857136 of 155

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$114,010$297,297$219,425$3,577$5,013
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$313,224$386,829$850,840$829,755$329,780
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$1,636,708$1,817,819$793,337$394,117$345,458
Other long-term assets$250$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$1,636,958$1,817,819$793,337$394,117$345,458
Total assets$1,950,182$2,204,648$1,644,177$1,223,872$675,238
Payables and accrued expenses$12,904$30,857$184,493$4,373$3,031
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$12,904$30,857$184,493$4,373$3,031
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$2$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$2$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$12,906$30,857$184,493$4,373$3,031
Net assets20192018201720162015
Temporarily restricted$0$0$761,785$673,791$180,613
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$1,937,276$2,173,791$1,459,684$1,219,499$672,207
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$439,575$1,336,436$565,246$923,241$306,854
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income($90,847)$174$75$841$1,059
Other revenue$22,818$6,285$0$0$0
Total other revenue($68,029)$6,459$75$841$1,059
Total revenue$371,546$1,342,895$565,321$924,082$307,913
Program services$490,785$470,502$251,416$300,930$255,363
Management and general$111,192$85,724$47,453$57,416$49,603
Total expenses$608,061$628,788$325,136$376,789$343,900
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)($236,515)$714,107$240,185$547,293($35,987)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($236,515)$714,107$240,185$547,293($35,987)


Rich SchausExecutive Dir.$75,000

Compensation data as of: 9/30/2019

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 1/17/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


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