Annual Ministry Report 2012 for Great Commission Ministries

 

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Published May 2013, the 2012 Annual Ministry Report provides a financial summary report for donors and the public about Great Commmission Ministries. www.gcmweb.org

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my first semester being released to do full-time ministry on campus at university of michigan for the next 3-4 months i ll be spending my time being pretty rigorously intensely trained to lead one of our house churches this past weekend we had our core retreat we saw 2 salvations saw tons of workers catch a our the seams vision for living more student churchmission of reaching thewe doubled our for jesus has been bursting athad last year and we have whole world hannah wilson s lifegroups over 100 more than we financial support reached 100 and she sunday morning in the student had consistently over 400 each is ministering in michigan i can t thank you enough for your supportunion praise god numbers for the sake of numbers this wouldn t be possible of gcm s ministry here in san salvador are meaningless of course and that is why we are excited without your help god is doingstudent start athings here in san salvador and i m so thankful to have had a amazing new relationship with christ and excited that you are almost every week since the school year started here alyssa corbett el playing a part in what god is doing todd kelly schlereth bowling green state university h20 church salvador great commission latincollegiate church while serving the homeless a group lead by america network new life auto found a pregnant woman living in a tent with six other people and contacted the news and had them contact me we directed all calls to shepherd and the offers to help poured in the couple was offered housing for six months and he was offered a job they had a healthy baby girl john blatzheim indianapolis in shepherd community center missionary voices

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missionaries and interns trained 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 jenni and ade olowo serve at fellowship church at texas a&m missionaries by network affiliation various 49 ecclesia gcla 21 7 collegiate church network 177 gcc 61 acts 29 32 gce 20 missionaries by ministry focus international 57 other 7 gcm missionary training focuses the vision each has for gospel-mission in their city campus 249 church planting and urban 72

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we run an evangelistic event called party at the rock hundreds of people show up to a concert on the front lawn of the church on campus this month several chinese exchange students showed up to one party when they found out the party was run by a church they became excited and wanted to learn more right then and there they went inside and an a student drew a gospel presentation on a dry erase board this year through your partnership we have been discipling leaders for the group of curiousplanting churches in ukraine russia,the translator was a chinese native who and exchange students and moldova armenia latvia romania and two of the students prayers have was just baptized two months ago!kazakhstan your support andcame to belief in christ that night touched unwed tim courtois and other needyof michigan,you for giving us the opportunity universityaddicts prostitutes,new mothers orphans collegiate church network life church people we thank how great is the mercy of god thatgod swould use brokenbeyond men and women to bring to continue expanding he kingdom in ukraine and weak about life and salvation kenyon powers ukraine great commission europe h20 church collegiate timmy dan luk ohio state university church network over forty new disciple groups have started and we have seen a number of salvations directly related to these groups we are so grateful for your support matt and jan gordon university of florida gator christian life great commission churches we are blessed by your support for us and for urban ministry in this great but needy city of missionary voices

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from the executive director growing things don t just increase in size they change and unfold into newer things the lilies of the field or the mustard seed as examples from the gospels i also think of my daughter as god grows her into the young woman she is becoming with each year the missionaries sent and supported by great commission ministries see this kind of growth and change every day hard hearts are turned soft and new sin is erased and forgiven and more than that transformed into grace new creation unfolds right before our eyes in 2012 the unfolding mission of gcm included 46 neighbors in san francisco who have joined a new church plant team near golden gate park redemption church is seeking to plant gospel-centered city-linked discipleship communities not simply sunday services as a member of the core team gcm missionary dan birch is engaging with his neighbors at the local ymca and helping establish a church pattern of serving needy families all before even opening the church doors 60 new missionaries and church planters plus 40 summer interns who were trained by gcm to build and engage ministry donor teams to support their kingdom advances they sat down and shared their local vision of what god was doing 5,149 individual times with potential first-time ministry donors wow $17.1 million of incredibly generous giving towards the ministry of gcm missionaries and church planters that s 9 growth over last year and the fifth year in a row of growth in this annual report we say again that gcm has been blessed by steady organic growth both in numbers and ministry impact we are experiencing the unfolding growth in the gospel-centered mission of the kingdom of god 159 college students from university of michigan who tom mauriello devoted their summer to an intense discipleship and outreach community they call ann arbor leadership training 24 gcm missionaries and 14 gcm college interns from new life church part of the collegiate church network helped mentor and lead these top-ranked students who have been going viral starting outreach small groups on other michigan campuses hope college 40 students showed up the first night ferris state wayne state western michigan eastern michigan and more to come therefore if anyone is in christ he is a new creation the old has passed away behold the new has come 2 corinthians 5:17 esv

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gcm financial information thank you for another incredible year of financial generosity we continue to commit to the highest standards for christian integrity in our financial operations gcm provides its missionary administrative support at 12 of individual donations and 3 on gifts provided by organizational ministry partners as always our 2012 financial records were audited by capin crouse llp a national leader in nonprofit accounting their report is available upon request revenues contributions conference and program fees interest dividends and gains other revenues total revenues expenses ministries programs 2012 $17,720,042 272,871 121,038 42,188 18,156,139 2011 $16,407,723 401,044 93,917 35,749 16,938,433 change 8 -32 29 18 7 dave meldrum-green cpa since 1992 $17.1 million u.s staff ministries international staff ministries conferences events total ministries programs expenses supporting services management general total expenses excess of revenue over expenses 13,172,961 2,417,638 333,464 15,924,063 11,995,984 2,521,455 364,339 14,881,778 10 -4 -8 7 $18 17 giving toward missionaries in millions of dollars 16 15 $12.5 14 million 13 12 11 10 2005 2006 2007 2008 2,120,770 18,044,833 1,831,091 16,712,869 16 8 2009 2010 2011 2012 $111,306 $225,564

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unfolding growth gcm missionary alan hable right how great is the mercy of god that he would use broken weak men and women to bring about life and salvation dan luk gcm missionary gcm missionary bryan wiles gcm missionary linda kitchen right

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board of directors great commission ministries as of august 1 2013 11002 lake hart dr suite 100 orlando florida 32832 877.614.4600 407.671.9700 info@gcmweb.org noel heikkinen chairman pastor riverview church holt mi dan benson coo american senior communities indianapolis in david bovenmyer pastor stonebrook community church ames ia joe dunn managing dir great commission europe orlando fl greg guevara jd partner bose mckinney evans indianapolis in james kaufman cpa partner ernst young philadelphia pa abigail lawlis kuzma jd consumer protection dir chief counsel indiana attorney general indianapolis in greg van nada managing director collegiate church network east lansing mi james winslow cfp vice president united investment services ann arbor mi jr woodward co-founder ecclesia director of church planting v3 washington dc council of reference dr paul cedar mission america coalition mr jerry sharpless campus crusade for christ mr scott thomas pastor the journey st louis www.gcmweb.org/give gcm depends on your generous financial ministry support thank you to make a donation to gcm go to dr scot mcknight northern seminary mr h andrew read evangelical development ministry inc.

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