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Millions of Muslims will never hear the Gospel unless someone goes to tell them. Frontiers is a community of people passionate to know Christ and make Him known among Muslims around the world. With more than 35 years of experience in the Muslim world, they recruit, train, and send teams to make disciples, plant churches, and transform communities in the least-reached places. They're a field-led, grace-filled community committed to life-long learning.

Frontiers workers serve in every region of the Muslim world, including: North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, the Balkans, Central Asia, the Caucasus, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.

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 60670
Phoenix, AZ 85082-0670


Phone: (800) 462-8436


Organization details

EIN: 953731505

CEO/President: Bob Peckham

Chairman: B. Routh

Board size: 8

Founder: Dr. Greg Livingstone

Year founded: 1982

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1996


Frontiers is working to fulfill the Great Commission by making disciples and planting churches among the peoples and in the places least reached by the Gospel throughout the Muslim world. To this end, they recruit, train, send, and serve church planting teams in these regions.

Mission statement

Frontiers uses the following to communicate its mission:

With love and respect, inviting all Muslim peoples to follow Jesus.

Statement of faith

Frontiers uses the following to communicate its faith:

We believe in the full, verbal inspiration of the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments: as authoritative, sufficient, infallible and without error in the original manuscripts, not only as containing, but as being in themselves the only written Word of God; and the need of the teaching of the Holy Spirit for a true and spiritual understanding of the whole.

We believe in one God, eternally existing as three co-equal persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

We believe that human beings were created in the image of God, but were tempted by Satan and sinned, and are therefore under God's condemnation. As a consequence of Adam's fall, human nature is totally depraved.

We believe in the absolute deity of our Lord Jesus Christ; His virgin birth; His real and perfect humanity; the authority of His teaching, and the infallibility of all His utterances; His work of atonement for the sin of the human race by His vicarious suffering and death; His bodily resurrection, and His ascension into Heaven; His present high-priestly intercession for His people; and His lordship over His Church as its supreme Head.

We believe in the justification of the sinner, solely by faith, on the grounds of the merits and vicarious suffering, death, and bodily resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

We believe in the necessity of the work of the Holy Spirit in conviction of sin, regeneration and sanctification, as well as in ministry and worship.

We believe that the true Church is composed of only those persons who, through saving faith in Jesus Christ, have been regenerated by the Holy Spirit and are united together in the body of Christ of which He is Head.

We believe in the resurrection of the body; the judgment of the world by our Lord Jesus Christ; the eternal blessedness of believers in Christ; and the everlasting, conscious punishment of unbelievers.

We believe in the imminent personal and visible return of our Lord Jesus Christ in glory.

We believe that Christ commanded the Church to go into all the world and make disciples of all peoples, baptizing and teaching those who believe.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Foreign Missions

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating468 of 84458 of 103
Fund acquisition rating683 of 84486 of 103
Resource allocation rating380 of 84443 of 103
Asset utilization rating287 of 84435 of 103

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$377,906$485,622$250,104$561,809$394,690
Short-term investments$9,640,825$8,944,842$7,527,042$6,099,587$6,265,438
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$14,960,901$14,092,144$12,338,432$10,778,527$10,063,062
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$3,423,030$3,364,429$3,562,634$3,703,389$3,667,124
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$3,423,030$3,364,429$3,562,634$3,703,389$3,667,124
Total assets$18,383,931$17,456,573$15,901,066$14,481,916$13,730,186
Payables and accrued expenses$254,606$256,276$222,274$242,261$260,027
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$254,606$256,276$222,274$242,261$260,027
Due to (from) affiliates$235,785$64,348$228,678$260,733$191,631
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$235,785$64,348$228,678$260,733$191,631
Total liabilities$490,391$320,624$450,952$502,994$451,658
Net assets20192018201720162015
Temporarily restricted$11,226,594$11,146,256$10,836,929$9,919,382$9,262,814
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$17,893,540$17,135,949$15,450,114$13,978,922$13,278,528
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$34,940,506$35,110,676$32,605,419$31,647,213$31,133,588
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$601,951$361,511$435,155$36,058$504,887
Other revenue$173,561$249,218$205,287$218,839$183,830
Total other revenue$775,512$610,729$640,442$254,897$688,717
Total revenue$35,716,018$35,721,405$33,245,861$31,902,110$31,822,305
Program services$29,571,132$28,287,366$26,239,378$25,616,326$24,878,502
Management and general$1,631,482$1,967,358$2,050,915$1,871,101$1,997,390
Total expenses$34,958,427$34,035,570$31,774,669$31,201,716$30,524,971
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$757,591$1,685,835$1,471,192$700,394$1,297,334
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$757,591$1,685,835$1,471,192$700,394$1,297,334


J S SadarTreasurer/CFO$112,156
R PeckhamCEO$88,975
C DvoretSecretary$43,524
R BlincoePresident$32,040
J Liverman Board MemberDirof Strategy Coordination$20,358

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 7/2/2020. To update the information below, please email:


In 1982, Greg Livingstone envisioned a new movement committed to bringing the Good News to the least-reached corners of the world. He pictured a wave of people willing to go to some of the most challenging places to share Jesus Christ's message of salvation with Muslims.

Program accomplishments

Frontiers is a growing, thriving ministry committed to helping its teams pursue ongoing learning and upgrading to fulfill the Great Commission.

  • Has nearly 600 active field workers, on over 120 teams, in every region of the Muslim world.
  • Is a founding member of the 100 UPG Cooperative, made up of churches and mission organizations with a vision to see Jesus known among unreached people groups.
  • Shares regular stories of how God is working in the lives of Muslims on their blog.
  • Trains more than 80 candidates each year for long-term service.
  • Partners with hundreds of churches in the U.S. and equips them to effectively send and care for missionaries.


Prayer is a vital part of Frontiers' ministry. Please join them in asking God to open the hearts of Muslims to hear the Gospel, respond to Jesus Christ, and follow Him; to bless the ministries, health, and support of field workers; and to continue to grow and strengthen Frontiers' partnerships with churches and individuals.

By God's grace, Frontiers is able to recruit, train, and send new teams of workers through the generosity of like-minded believers who long to see movements to Christ in the Muslim world. For more information, please call 800-462-8436 or visit

If you are interested in reaching the Muslim world with the Gospel, call 800-462-8436, email, or visit