Help for Christian Nationals, Inc.

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Summary

Help for Christian Nationals, Inc. (HCN) is an interdenominational, evangelical missionary society, which was organized in 1982. HCN is dedicated to spreading the Gospel, primarily through service to Christian national workers with economic and educational assistance, and equipping them with study tools to be more effective in reaching their own people for Jesus Christ. HCN ministers throughout Latin America and in the Philippines. This organization is a Texas-based nonprofit. Contributions to it are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. It is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).


Contact information

Mailing address:
Help for Christian Nationals, Inc.
PO Box 381006
Duncanville, TX 75138-1006

Website: www.thewords.com

Phone: (972) 780-5909

Email: mjauchen@swbell.net


Organization details

EIN: 751826054

CEO/President: Dr. John Jauchen

Chairman: Mr. Jeff Hughes

Board size: 5

Founder:

Year founded: 1982

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1988


Purpose

Help for Christian Nationals, Inc. (HCN) is an interdenominational, evangelical missionary society, which was organized in 1982. HCN is dedicated to spreading the Gospel, primarily through service to Christian national workers with economic and educational assistance, and equipping them to be more effective in reaching their own people for Jesus Christ. HCN ministers throughout the world including: Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, the Philippines.

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


Mission statement


Statement of faith

Help for Christian Nationals uses the following to express its statement of faith:

(1) We believe that the Bible is the inspired Word of God and is infallible and authoritative in the original writings.

(2) We believe in one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

(3) We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious death and atonement through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, in His personal return in power and glory.

(4) We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and regeneration by the spirit are essential.

(5) We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by Whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life.

(6) We believe in the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life eternal.

(7) We believe in the spiritual unity of the Church, which is the Body of Christ, composed of all who are regenerated through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.

Transparency grade

C

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Evangelism Support

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating236 of 94014 of 51
Fund acquisition rating95 of 9425 of 51
Resource allocation rating176 of 94212 of 51
Asset utilization rating758 of 94036 of 51

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
5%1%1%1%0%0%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
4%1%1%1%0%0%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
98%98%88%94%97%98%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%1%1%1%1%1%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
2%2%12%6%3%2%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%90%91%90%89%88%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
95%88%123%73%72%67%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
78%79%111%65%65%59%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
5%12%-23%27%28%33%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%2%-4%7%8%11%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%9%9%10%10%12%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.250.170.210.190.200.22
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.281.001.001.001.001.00
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.970.170.210.190.200.22
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
24.330.00686.80561.15295.33461.58
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.030.000.000.000.000.00
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.6872.2456.6762.4359.4754.33
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
4%0%0%0%0%0%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
73%602%472%520%496%453%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$1,293,579$1,266,876$1,216,633$977,174$630,666
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,015$271$443$0$1,578
Short-term investments$0$0$100,494$248,759$498,170
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,294,594$1,267,147$1,317,570$1,225,933$1,130,414
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total assets$1,294,594$1,267,147$1,317,570$1,225,933$1,130,414
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$0$1,845$2,348$4,151$2,449
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$0$1,845$2,348$4,151$2,449
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$0$1,845$2,348$4,151$2,449
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$1,294,594$1,265,302$1,315,222$1,221,782$1,127,965
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$1,294,594$1,265,302$1,315,222$1,221,782$1,127,965
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$238,525$190,862$323,885$330,991$363,502
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$5,812$27,127$22,360$9,347$5,935
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$5,812$27,127$22,360$9,347$5,935
Total revenue$244,337$217,989$346,245$340,338$369,437
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$193,576$242,487$226,731$220,635$218,302
Management and general$20,091$24,081$24,337$24,289$29,167
Fundraising$1,378$1,341$1,737$1,597$1,677
Total expenses$215,045$267,909$252,805$246,521$249,146
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$29,292($49,920)$93,440$93,817$120,291
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$29,292($49,920)$93,440$93,817$120,291

Compensation

Compensation data for this ministry has not been collected.


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 7/9/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History


Program accomplishments

  • Last year HCN trained 11,000 pastors and Christian workers in the Thompson Chain Study Bible workshops held in Latin America and the Philippines.


  • Through these workshops, Christian Workers are equipped and trained to more effectively preach God's Word and reach their own nations for Christ.


  • Through the development of national Master Teachers and Coordinators, the workshop ministry is multiplied, enabling the equipping and motivating of more Christian workers to effective ministry.

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