Every Generation Ministries

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Summary

Every Generation Ministries was founded in response to God's great love for children and for His Church. We partner with churches around the world to EMPOWER and MULTIPLY their ministry to children. EGM provides innovative children's worker development programs and culturally relevant Bible teaching resources. Where EGM's global outreach takes root and flourishes, we come alongside local nationals to establish national ministry that is self-governing, self-replicating, and self-funded.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Every Generation Ministries
PO Box 891179
Temecula, CA 92589-1179

Website: egmworld.org

Phone: 951-587-3825

Email: info@egmworld.org


Organization details

EIN: 841253004

CEO/President: Brandon Hendriks

Chairman: John Nicholas

Board size: 11

Founder: Rev. Daniel Watts

Year founded: 1994

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1997


Purpose

God has called Every Generation Ministries to develop a growing number of Model Children's Workers by establishing national ministry teams that are governed, staffed and fully funded by the local Christian community in 38 countries where over 75% of the world's children live.

There is nothing in this world more important than a life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ. Millions of children around the world have never experienced the love and care that Jesus has to offer. These are not just children in unreached people groups or countries hostile to the Gospel. This group includes many, many children who are going to church every Sunday. Over half the world's churches offer no intentional ministry to their own children. We intend to change that!


Mission statement

Although the world views COVID-19 through the lens of catastrophe, a mind renewed by Christ sees an opportunity to think about ministry differently. EGM is seizing this opportunity to reshape our ministry work with a fresh approach relevant to our new global reality-and advance the Kingdom of God. EGM is providing transformational ministry to a transformed world, and we are impacting more lives for Christ than ever before.


Statement of faith

We believe the Bible is God's infallible written Word, authoritative in all matters of faith and practice. We believe that it was uniquely, verbally and fully inspired by the Holy Spirit and it was written without error in the original manuscripts. It is the supreme and final authority on that which speaks.

We accept those large areas of doctrinal teaching on which, historically, there has been general agreement among all true Christians. We desire to allow for freedom of conviction on other doctrinal matters, provided that any interpretation is based upon accepted exegetical procedure and that no such interpretation shall become an issue which hinders the ministry to which God has called us.

We explicitly affirm our belief in these basic teachings as follows:

There is one true God, eternally existing in three persons-Father, Son and Holy Spirit-each of whom possesses equally all the attributes of Deity and the characteristics of personality.

Jesus Christ is God, the living Word, who became flesh through the miraculous conception of the Holy Spirit and His virgin birth. Hence, He is perfect Deity and true humanity united in one person forever.

Jesus Christ lived a sinless life and voluntarily atoned for the sins of humanity by dying on the cross as their substitute, thus satisfying divine justice, expressing God's love and accomplishing salvation for all who trust in Him alone.

Jesus Christ arose from the dead in the same body, though glorified, in which He had lived and died.

Jesus Christ ascended bodily into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God the Father, where He, the only mediator between God and humanity, continually makes intercession for His own.

Humanity was originally created in the image of God and sinned by disobeying God, and thus, was alienated from their Creator. That historic fall brought all humanity under divine condemnation.

Humanity's nature was corrupted at the fall and people are totally unable to stand righteous before God except when we are regenerated and renewed by the Holy Spirit.

The salvation of any person is wholly the work of God's free grace and is not the work, in whole or in part, of human works, goodness or religious ceremony. God imputes His righteousness to those who put their faith in Christ alone for their salvation and thereby justifies them in His sight.

The Holy Spirit has come into the world to reveal and glorify Christ and to apply the saving work of Christ to humanity. He convicts and draws sinners to Christ, imparts new life to them, continually indwells them from the moment of spiritual birth and seals them until the day of redemption. His fullness, power and control are appropriated in the believers by faith.

Every believer is called to so live in the power of the indwelling Spirit that he will not fulfill the lust of the flesh, but will bear fruit to the glory of God.

Jesus Christ is the Head of the Church, His Body, which is composed of all people, living and dead, who have been joined to Him through saving faith.

God admonishes His people to assemble together regularly for worship, for participation in baptism and the Lord's Supper, for edification through the Scriptures and for mutual encouragement.

There will be a resurrection of both the saved and the lost; they that are saved unto the resurrection of life and they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.

Jesus Christ will come again to earth, physically and visibly, to complete earthly history and to inaugurate the next phase of God's eternal plan.

Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Foreign Missions

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating583 of 94170 of 104
Fund acquisition rating820 of 94389 of 104
Resource allocation rating616 of 94375 of 104
Asset utilization rating153 of 94123 of 104

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
6%11%13%12%12%7%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%11%13%11%11%7%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
98%100%100%91%94%97%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%11%12%11%10%6%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
2%0%0%9%6%3%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%79%81%83%82%84%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
97%108%104%98%112%108%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
79%85%84%81%91%91%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
3%-8%-4%2%-12%-8%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%-32%-14%5%-29%-14%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%10%7%7%8%10%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.262.783.142.552.451.77
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.281.041.061.051.071.03
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.872.883.322.692.631.82
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
17.208.9710.5313.6019.7556.22
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.050.110.090.070.050.02
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.763.703.274.144.336.47
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
9%39%9%7%11%6%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
72%22%29%36%36%53%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$607,115$492,028$491,085$415,879$549,573
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$13,206$46,545$112,983$175,420$203,134
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$620,321$538,573$604,068$591,299$752,707
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$13,572$21,167$28,305$36,899$16,905
Other long-term assets$8,752$8,859$4,406$5,235$3,702
Total long-term assets$22,324$30,026$32,711$42,134$20,607
Total assets$642,645$568,599$636,779$633,433$773,314
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$69,155$51,132$44,402$29,936$13,389
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$69,155$51,132$44,402$29,936$13,389
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$182,057$0$0$41,117$36,153
Total long-term liabilities$182,057$0$0$41,117$36,153
Total liabilities$251,212$51,132$44,402$71,053$49,542
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$124,663$263,583$237,704$275,906$328,702
With donor restrictions$266,770$253,884$354,673$286,474$395,070
Net assets$391,433$517,467$592,377$562,380$723,772
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$1,661,684$1,707,494$1,508,391$1,314,967$1,234,662
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$784($1,102)$387$3,245($1,664)
Other revenue$495$6,679$144,359$75,311$34,100
Total other revenue$1,279$5,577$144,746$78,556$32,436
Total revenue$1,662,963$1,713,071$1,653,137$1,393,523$1,267,098
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$1,420,142$1,446,122$1,340,112$1,270,050$1,148,407
Management and general$178,187$119,949$109,075$128,201$135,195
Fundraising$190,668$221,910$173,953$156,664$87,436
Total expenses$1,788,997$1,787,981$1,623,140$1,554,915$1,371,038
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)($126,034)($74,910)$29,997($161,392)($103,940)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($126,034)($74,910)$29,997($161,392)($103,940)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Will StevensPresident$150,523
Daniel WattsFormer President$125,479

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2020


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 9/28/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

Every Generation Ministries was founded in 1993 by Daniel Watts, a children's pastor from Southern California. In the shadow of the collapsing Soviet Union, he was called by God to serve the church and children of Poland, where the need for help and hope was indescribable. EGM was created to equip and empower Polish children's workers in Polish churches to bring the hope of Jesus Christ to Polish children. As local leaders took greater ownership of the ministry, EGM expanded into Ukraine, Belarus, Hungary, and Romania. From there, national Christian leaders have gone on to form ministry teams in 15 countries on five continents. Today, EGM is equipping and empowering churches in over 25 countries with children's worker development and Bible teaching resources within their unique cultural and regional contexts.


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