Christian Military Fellowship/ CMF

Summary

Christian Military Fellowship ("CMF") is a non-denominational fellowship of believers committed to Jesus Christ and to carrying out the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20) within the military society. It cooperates with chapels, chaplains, local churches and Christian organizations in support of U.S. military personnel and their families worldwide, with prayer, Bible studies, local fellowships, conferences, link-ups, free literature, correspondence, hospitality, and Christian book services. CMF is committed to evangelizing and discipling members of the United States armed forces. CMF involves all elements of that society including all ranks, family members, and civilian employees. CMF offers a Bible study called "Discovery" geared toward those new to the Faith. CMF also has available the "Discipleship Training Objective" series for those who wish to gain a deeper understanding of Scripture. CMF publishes a monthly newsletter (Christian Report) and prayer reminder (Battle Plan). CMF is part of the Fellowship of Christian Military Ministries (FCMM and also the Association of Military Christian Fellowships (AMCF), along with other organizations whose commitment to Jesus Christ includes Christian ministry within and to the military society worldwide.

This organization is a 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:
PO Box 1207
Englewood, CO 80150-1207

Website: www.cmfhq.org

Phone: (303) 761-1959

Email: admin@cmfhq.org


Organization details

EIN: 840780545

CEO/President: Robert Flynn

Chairman: Mr. Daniel L. Cartwright

Board size: 7

Founder:

Year founded: 1977

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 09/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1982


Purpose

Christian Military Fellowship ("CMF") is a non-denominational fellowship of believers committed to Jesus Christ and to carrying out the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20) within the military society. It cooperates with chapels, chaplains, local churches and Christian organizations in support of U.S. military personnel and their families, worldwide, with prayer, Bible studies, local fellowships, conferences, link-ups, free literature, correspondence, hospitality, and Christian book services. CMF is an association of believers who are committed to evangelizing the United States armed forces and discipling Christians who are in the military. CMF involves all elements of that society including all ranks, family members, and civilian employees. CMF offers a Bible study called "Discovery" geared toward those new to the Faith. CMF also has available the "Discipleship Training Objective" series for those who wish to gain a deeper understanding of Scripture while learning the inductive Bible study method. CMF publishes a monthly newsletter (Christian Report) and prayer reminder (Battle Plan).

CMF is part of the Fellowship of Christian Military Ministries (FCMM) and also the Association of Military Christian Fellowships (AMCF), along with other organizations whose commitment to Jesus Christ includes Christian ministry within and to the military society worldwide. CMF's commitment is to work shoulder-to-shoulder with any like-minded believers with whom we can: "stand fast, in one spirit, with one mind, striving together for the faith of the gospel," (Philippians 1:27b, NKJV).

CMF is a nonprofit organization and contributions to it are fully tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. In addition, it is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).


Mission statement

Christian Military Fellowship's Mission Statement is stated as the following:

Christian Military Fellowship is an association of believers who are committed to evangelizing the United States armed forces and discipling Christians who are in the military. CMF involves all elements of that society including all ranks, family members, and civilian employees.

CMF also expresses its purpose through the motto:

To Win . . . To Disciple . . . To Equip . . . To Win.


Statement of faith

Christian Military Fellowship's Statement of Faith stated as the following:

"I know that as a sinner I deserve the wrath of God; therefore, since Jesus Christ died for my sins, was buried and has been bodily resurrected, according to the scriptures, I have accepted Him as my own personal Lord and Savior and am saved by His grace alone."

Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Fellowship Evangelism

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating58 of 4942 of 24
Fund acquisition rating58 of 4942 of 24
Resource allocation rating30 of 4942 of 24
Asset utilization rating231 of 49417 of 24

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
8%1%1%1%1%1%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%1%1%1%1%1%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
95%99%99%99%99%95%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%1%1%1%1%1%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
5%1%1%1%1%5%
 
Operating ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%94%94%94%94%94%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
99%108%112%86%102%101%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
81%101%105%81%96%95%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
1%-8%-12%14%-2%-1%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
2%-12%-16%21%-3%-2%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
11%5%5%5%5%5%
 
Investing ratiosMedian measure
for all ministries
in MW database
20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.191.401.351.161.361.20
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.522.462.352.582.412.45
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.313.453.172.983.282.95
 
Liquidity ratiosMedian measure
for all ministries
in MW database
20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
9.123.213.944.192.372.76
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.100.310.250.240.420.36
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.412.402.833.062.122.60
 
Solvency ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
10%13%11%9%18%15%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
70%62%66%78%61%71%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$25,715$31,127$34,124$25,965$25,478
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$49,128$63,988$73,085$82,083$82,670
Short-term investments$38,181$34,667$27,112$17,519$14,940
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$113,024$129,782$134,321$125,567$123,088
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$165,161$174,574$178,494$177,006$178,875
Other long-term assets$0$0$33,690$0$0
Total long-term assets$165,161$174,574$212,184$177,006$178,875
Total assets$278,185$304,356$346,505$302,573$301,963
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$35,216$32,958$32,087$52,958$44,521
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$35,216$32,958$32,087$52,958$44,521
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$35,216$32,958$32,087$52,958$44,521
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Unrestricted$221,969$236,398$264,418$99,703$124,130
Temporarily restricted$21,000$35,000$50,000$149,912$133,312
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$242,969$271,398$314,418$249,615$257,442
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$357,633$365,453$460,647$401,200$342,403
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$3,516$2,791$4,804$2,614$527
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$16,267
Total other revenue$3,516$2,791$4,804$2,614$16,794
Total revenue$361,149$368,244$465,451$403,814$359,197
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$365,194$386,965$376,688$387,774$340,389
Management and general$19,447$19,293$18,879$18,827$18,330
Fundraising$4,937$5,006$5,081$5,040$4,509
Total expenses$389,578$411,264$400,648$411,641$363,228
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)($28,429)($43,020)$64,803($7,827)($4,031)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($28,429)($43,020)$64,803($7,827)($4,031)

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