Houston Christian Broadcasters / Keeping Him Close By

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Houston Christian Broadcasters / KHCB is a non-denominational, independent ministry, guided by a Board of Trustees and supported by the gifts of individual listeners to their radio stations. Their stations include Christian talk and teaching programs.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Keeping Him Close By
2424 South Blvd
Houston, TX 77098

Website: khcb.org

Phone: 713-520-5200

Email: email@khcb.org

Organization details

EIN: 741401846

CEO/President: Bruce Munsterman


Board size: 0


Year founded: 1966

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1994


The focus is the Lord Jesus Christ. All programs are Biblically based, with sound doctrine, and a clear message exalting the name, the work, and the person of the Lord Jesus Christ.

The music format is inspirational. All songs are carefully reviewed by the music director and must be Biblically based, true to the Word of God, and appropriate to the format.

Mission statement

The mission is:

To introduce you to the Lord Jesus Christ as your personal Savior. To nurture your spiritual growth and personal involvement in a local church. To encourage and comfort you with beautiful music and Bible teaching.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Radio/ TV Stations

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating257 of 9418 of 31
Fund acquisition rating58 of 9433 of 31
Resource allocation rating366 of 94312 of 31
Asset utilization rating652 of 94122 of 31

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$5,218,892$204,448$398,223$268,393$203,826
Short-term investments$1,122,852$301,722$322,035$284,236$265,628
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$7,413,443$1,543,532$1,956,602$2,004,759$1,453,273
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$1,541,377$1,628,523$1,495,010$1,061,295$1,112,205
Other long-term assets$1,990,020$1,806,810$1,552,293$1,404,379$1,379,379
Total long-term assets$3,531,397$3,435,333$3,047,303$2,465,674$2,491,584
Total assets$10,944,840$4,978,865$5,003,905$4,470,433$3,944,857
Payables and accrued expenses$0$0$18,039$473$14,273
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$0$0$18,039$473$14,273
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$100,000$150,000$0$0$0
Total liabilities$100,000$150,000$18,039$473$14,273
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$10,753,336$4,720,709$4,667,607$4,204,187$3,918,077
With donor restrictions$91,504$108,156$318,259$265,773$12,507
Net assets$10,844,840$4,828,865$4,985,866$4,469,960$3,930,584
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$8,965,664$2,940,280$3,253,903$2,906,347$2,757,317
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$19,243$12,899$190,981$446,698$16,672
Other revenue($22,393)($19,635)($10,153)($7,629)$11,977
Total other revenue($3,150)($6,736)$180,828$439,069$28,649
Total revenue$8,962,514$2,933,544$3,434,731$3,345,416$2,785,966
Program services$2,593,678$2,616,930$2,508,305$2,423,354$2,173,538
Management and general$353,168$388,364$353,886$336,570$335,157
Total expenses$2,999,976$3,055,366$2,916,932$2,819,148$2,561,614
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$5,962,538($121,822)$517,799$526,268$224,352
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$5,962,538($121,822)$517,799$526,268$224,352


Bruce E MunstermanPresident$120,500
Bonnie B PhillipsAsst. General Mgr.$84,000

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019

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 3/22/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


The history of how KHCB has been chronicled in the book "For It Is God Who Works", which was authored by Dolly Martin Monroe in 1997. The contents of the book are available online for you to see how God has blessed the ministry of KHCB since 1962.

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