SHEPHERDING THE NATIONS

Address
18644 SHERMAN WAY
RESEDA, CA 91335
Contact
Website: http://www.shepherdingthenations.org
Phone: +1 (818) 776-1500
Nonprofit
NTEE: X99 - Religion Related, Spiritual Development N.E.C.
EIN: 26-1718994

Mission

SHEPHERDING THE NATIONS FOCUSES ON TRAINING LOCAL PASTORS, EVANGELISTS, AND CHURCH PLANTERS SO THAT THEY CAN REACH THEIR OWN VILLAGES AND REGIONS WITH THE GOSPEL. THE MEN ARE FROM RURAL VILLAGES IN LATIN AMERICA AND EAST ASIA TRAINED REGIONALLY IN THEIR OWN LANGUAGES.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2008
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area4472
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$48,071.00$25,280.00   
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$48,071.00$25,280.00   
Number of employees01   
Number of volunteers2525   
Personnel
Borkin, Wayne
Title  Board Member  
Name of key/compensated person  Wayne Borkin  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  True  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Brown, Diane
Title  Advisory BoardAdvisory BoardAdvisory Board
Name of key/compensated person  Diane BrownDiane BrownDiane Brown
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Brown, Paul
TitleBOARD PRESIDBOARD PRESIDPresidentPresidentPresident
Name of key/compensated personPAUL BROWNPAUL BROWNPaul BrownPaul BrownPaul Brown
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Evans, Ralph
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYSecretarySecretarySecretary
Name of key/compensated personRALPH EVANSRALPH EVANSRalph EvansRalph EvansRalph Evans
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Kumar, Abraham
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personABRAHAM KUMARABRAHAM KUMAR   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Kumar, Ryder
TitleINTERN'L DIRINTERN'L DIRInternational Director/National DirectorInternational DirectorInternational Director
Name of key/compensated personRYDER KUMARRYDER KUMARRyder KumarRyder KumarRyder Kumar
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org$48,071.00$25,280.00$7,690.00$5,985.00$3,520.00
Leinen, Randy
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORBoard MemberBoard Member 
Name of key/compensated personRANDY LEINENRANDY LEINENRandy LeinenRandy Leinen 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Leinen, Susan
Title  Advisory BoardAdvisory BoardAdvisory Board
Name of key/compensated person  Susan LeinenSusan LeinenSusan Leinen
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Lenien, Randy
Title    Board Member
Name of key/compensated person    Randy Lenien
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Ulrich, Duane
TitleTREASURERTREASURERTreasurerTreasurerTreasurer
Name of key/compensated personDUANE ULRICHDUANE ULRICHDuane UlrichDuane UlrichDuane Ulrich
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Werth, Tammy
Title  Advisory BoardAdvisory BoardAdvisory Board
Name of key/compensated person  Tammy WerthTammy WerthTammy Werth
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesOUR MISSION: TO GLORIFY GOD BY DEVELOPING A GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP WHICH TRAINS AND SUPPORTS INDIGENOUS PASTORS, WHO WILL BE INVOLVED IN PLANTING HEALTHY CHURCHES THAT KNOW JESUS CHRIST AND MAKE HIM KNOWN.OUR MISSION: TO GLORIFY GOD BY DEVELOPING A GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP WHICH TRAINS AND SUPPORTS INDIGENOUS PASTORS, WHO WILL BE INVOLVED IN PLANTING HEALTHY CHURCHES THAT KNOW JESUS CHRIST AND MAKE HIM KNOWN.   
Primary exempt purpose  Shepherding the Nations is a mission organization that has been formed for religious purposes to train and support indigenous pastors and church planters in poor and unreached parts of the world. Shepherding the Nations has advanced these purposes by developing a network of local pastors from these areas to train and equip them to multiply healthy churches that know Jesus Christ and make Him known; and by carrying on other activities in furtherance of these purposes as allowed by the law. Shepherding the Nations shall not engage in any activity or exercise any powers that are not in furtherance of its charitable or educational purpose.Shepherding the Nations is a mission organization that has been formed for religious purposes to train and support indigenous pastors and church planters in poor and unreached parts of the world. Shepherding the Nations has advanced these purposes by developing a network of local pastors from these areas to train and equip them to multiply healthy churches that know Jesus Christ and make Him known; and by carrying on other activities in furtherance of these purposes as allowed by the law. Shepherding the Nations shall not engage in any activity or exercise any powers that are not in furtherance of its charitable or educational purpose.Shepherding the Nations is a mission organization that has been formed for religious purposes to train and support indigenous pastors and church planters in poor and unreached parts of the world. Shepherding the Nations has advanced these purposes by developing a network of local pastors from these areas to train and equip them to multiply healthy churches that know Jesus Christ and make Him known; and by carrying on other activities in furtherance of these purposes as allowed by the law. Shepherding the Nations shall not engage in any activity or exercise any powers that are not in furtherance of its charitable or educational purpose.
Program service expenses, total$152,999.00$105,830.00$69,876.00$54,013.00$65,172.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
CONDUCT TRAINING PROGRAMS IN INDIA AND LATIN AMERICA AND PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR PASTORS ATTENDING THOSE PROGRAMS.
Program expenses$32,315.00    
Grants and allocations made$32,315.00    
Program descriptionCONDUCT TRAINING PROGRAMS IN INDIA AND LATIN AMERICA AND PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR PASTORS ATTENDING THOSE PROGRAMS.    
DEVELOP TRAINING PROGRAMS AND ASSIST INTL DIRECTOR IN EAST ASIA. DEVELOP INFRASTRUCTURE AND MINISTRY PARTNERS FOR TRAINING PROGRAMS IN LATIN AMERICA AND INDIA.
Program expenses$78,616.00$80,030.00   
Grants and allocations made$17,025.00$21,650.00   
Program descriptionDEVELOP TRAINING PROGRAMS AND ASSIST INTL DIRECTOR IN EAST ASIA. DEVELOP INFRASTRUCTURE AND MINISTRY PARTNERS FOR TRAINING PROGRAMS IN LATIN AMERICA AND INDIA.NEW TRAINING PROGRAMS AND ASSISTING INTL DIRECTOR IN EAST ASIA. DEVELOP INFRASTRUCTURE AND MINISTRY PARTNERS FOR NEW TRAINING PROGRAMS IN LATIN AMERICA.   
NOMINAL MONTHLY SUPPORT FOR APPROXIMATELY FIFTY PASTORS, EVANGELISTS, AND CHURCH PLANTERS.
Program expenses$42,068.00$25,800.00   
Grants and allocations made$42,068.00$25,800.00   
Program descriptionNOMINAL MONTHLY SUPPORT FOR APPROXIMATELY FIFTY PASTORS, EVANGELISTS, AND CHURCH PLANTERS.NOMINAL MONTHLY SUPPORT FOR APPROXIMATELY ONE HUNDRED PASTORS, EVANGELISTS, AND CHURCH PLANTERS.   
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$94,073.00$1,217,320.00$107,858.00$60,470.00$70,748.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$88,350.00$1,216,631.00$107,858.00$60,470.00$65,730.00
Investment income, current yr$5,723.00$689.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$88,350.00$1,216,631.00   
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00   
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00   
Program service revenue (total) $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$94,073.00$1,217,320.00   
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$88,350.00$1,216,631.00   
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$5,723.00$689.00   
Net rental income $0.00$0.00  
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$158,441.00$113,849.00   
Total functional expenses: program service $152,999.00$105,830.00   
Total functional expenses: management and general$4,926.00$1,482.00   
Total functional expenses: fundraising$516.00$6,537.00   
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00   
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,102,904.00$1,167,272.00$63,801.00$37,438.00$37,704.00
Total assets, beginning of year$1,167,272.00$63,801.00$37,438.00$37,704.00$37,588.00
Total liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$1,102,904.00$1,167,272.00   
Net assets$1,102,904.00$1,167,272.00$63,801.00$37,438.00$37,704.00
Net assets, beginning of year$1,167,272.00$63,801.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing$61,491.00$56,583.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$56,583.00$63,801.00   
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$64,368.00$1,103,471.00   
Savings & temp cash investment$1,041,413.00$1,110,689.00   
Total net assets or fund balances$1,102,904.00$1,167,272.00   
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members66   
Number of independent voting members56   
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrue   
Cash accounting  TrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrue   
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrue    
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990EZ990EZ990EZ
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-092017-01-242015-09-232014-09-302013-12-03
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.02012v2.0
Filing identifier201713199349318311201603009349300100201512269349200216201412269349202366201342949349200304
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