Life Training Institute

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Millions of Christian students are ill-equipped to stand for life. We're on a mission to change that. Life Training Institute equips Christians to make a persuasive case for life. The primary way we fulfill our mission is to make pro-life apologetics presentations in Catholic and Protestant high schools, universities, and worldview conferences. We also help pregnancy resource centers with banquet speaking so they can reach those most at risk for abortion, students 15-24. Our presentations are featured on nationally syndicated programs like Focus on the Family, Truths that Transform, Ava Maria Radio, and Issues, Etc.-to name a few.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Life Training Institute
P.O. BOX 6381
Colorado Springs, CO 80934


Phone: 229-262-6290


Organization details

EIN: 841209276

CEO/President: Scott Klusendorf


Board size: 0

Founder: Scott Klusendorf

Year founded: 1993

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Life Training Institute (LTI) exists for one purpose: to empower others with the knowledge and conviction necessary to make a case for life that changes hearts and minds. We've trained thousands over the years to make a case for life based on science and philosophy, and they're equipped to do it in one-minute or less.

Mission statement

Life Training Institute trains Christians and pro-life advocates to persuasively defend their views in the marketplace of ideas by clearly presenting the pro-life position in live events and through the full use of modern media.

Though our arguments are rooted in science and philosophy, the gospel of Jesus Christ is central to our presentations and our goals as it is the means by which the suffering, guilt, and division caused by this issue are healed and people are restored.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Leadership Training

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating445 of 9407 of 20
Fund acquisition rating543 of 94211 of 20
Resource allocation rating718 of 94212 of 20
Asset utilization rating120 of 9402 of 20

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$0$0$0
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$75,954$51,726$94,545$77,195$120,754
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$75,954$51,726$94,545$77,195$120,754
Payables and accrued expenses$0$0$0$0$0
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$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$0$0$0$0
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$75,954$51,726$94,545$77,195$120,754
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$75,954$51,726$94,545$77,195$120,754
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$386,945$325,696$353,931$325,821$392,284
Program service revenue$2,000$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$84$0$33$100$29
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$2,084$0$33$100$29
Total revenue$389,029$325,696$353,964$325,921$392,313
Program services$277,244$304,181$272,793$319,398$280,067
Management and general$40,923$44,010$44,233$42,656$46,879
Total expenses$364,801$368,515$336,614$369,480$337,315
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$24,228($42,819)$17,350($43,559)$54,998
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$24,228($42,819)$17,350($43,559)$54,998


Steven WeimarExecutive Administrator$47,745
Scott KlusendorfPresident$6,120

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 9/8/2021. To update the information below, please email:


Program accomplishments


Life Training Institute is on track to reach and train over 100,000 students and advocates this year alone. Your support can spark the movement that ends abortion.