Every Generation Ministries


Every Generation Ministries believes that every child can experience the transformed life Jesus intends for them. That is why we help churches around the world disciple children using five principles from Deuteronomy 6. EGM establishes locally-led ministries that are directed, staffed and funded by Christians from within each country. These locally-led ministries work to equip every church with leadership development and Bible teaching resources to help children experience the transformed life Jesus intends for them.

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: Rev. Daniel Watts

Chairman: John Cooke

Board size: 13

Founder: Rev. Daniel Watts

Year founded: 1994

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1997


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. National ministry teams provide innovative leadership development training programs and culturally relevant Bible teaching resources to children's workers, serving in local churches, so that children will experience transformation in Christ through His Church.

Mission statement

Transforming Children in Christ through His Church: Jesus makes it clear in His Great Commission of Matthew 28:16-20 that helping children experience His life-transforming gospel is the solution to their spiritual poverty. Further, in the same Great Commission, He makes it clear that transformation in Christ Jesus is the job of the Church. The mission and vision statements of Every Generation Ministries reflect this dual message.

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.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Foreign Missions

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating232 of 49441 of 85
Fund acquisition rating379 of 49474 of 85
Resource allocation rating235 of 49443 of 85
Asset utilization rating119 of 49422 of 85

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$112,983$175,420$203,134$192,215$6,301
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$604,068$591,299$752,707$834,875$593,809
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$98,324
Fixed assets$28,305$36,899$16,905$31,188$40,841
Other long-term assets$4,406$5,235$3,702$10,974$3,702
Total long-term assets$32,711$42,134$20,607$42,162$142,867
Total assets$636,779$633,433$773,314$877,037$736,676
Payables and accrued expenses$44,402$29,936$13,389$13,124$18,048
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$44,402$29,936$13,389$13,124$18,048
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$41,117$36,153$36,201$45,171
Total long-term liabilities$0$41,117$36,153$36,201$45,171
Total liabilities$44,402$71,053$49,542$49,325$63,219
Net assets20182017201620152014
Temporarily restricted$354,673$286,474$395,070$503,714$378,811
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$592,377$562,380$723,772$827,712$673,457
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$1,508,391$1,314,967$1,234,662$1,486,650$1,513,233
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$387$3,245($1,664)$1,289($143)
Other revenue$144,359$75,311$34,100$87,110($18,047)
Total other revenue$144,746$78,556$32,436$88,399($18,190)
Total revenue$1,653,137$1,393,523$1,267,098$1,575,049$1,495,043
Program services$1,340,112$1,270,050$1,148,407$1,156,485$1,078,094
Management and general$109,075$128,201$135,195$100,934$122,129
Total expenses$1,623,140$1,554,915$1,371,038$1,420,794$1,373,297
Change in net assets20182017201620152014
Surplus (deficit)$29,997($161,392)($103,940)$154,255$121,746
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$29,997($161,392)($103,940)$154,255$121,746

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In response to God's love for children and for His Church, EGM was founded in Poland. Over the last 25 years, the ministry has expanded to work in 15 countries on four continents. There are over 25,000 children's workers involved in our training programs and/or using our Bible teaching materials.

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