Stewardship Report

Stand to Reason is committed to wise financial stewardship and strive to put financial support directly to ministry activity to fulfill STR's mission:  to train and equip Christians to think more clearly about their faith and to make an even-handed, incisive, yet gracious defense for classical Christianity and classical Christian values in the public square. STR has been recognized by third-party organizations that monitor non-profit fiscal management.  MinistryWatch has analysis of STR's fiscal management; the current rating can be found on their page.  A summary of STR's latest 990 financial report is available here.

Stand to Reason is overseen by a board of directors:

  • Craig Hazen
  • Steve Carmichael
  • Richard Moselle
  • William Bradford, Chariman
  • Martin Caveza
  • Greg Koukl, President of Stand to Reason

Key employees are Greg Koukl, President, and Melinda Penner, Executive Director, and Derek White, Director of Operations.  

In 2016, Stand to Reason pursued its mission to equip Christian ambassadors.  Some benchmarks of that activity include:

  • Over 1,682,034 training pieces were mailed or emailed
  • 21,661 CDs, MP3s, DVDs, books, and PDFs were distributed
  • 1,758,356 articles were viewed on the website
  • 992,835 visits were made to the website
  • More than 551,472 podcasts were downloaded
  • 52 radio broadcasts on about 123 stations
  • 714,220 unique users visited the website during the year
  • 121,982 downloads of STR’s app
  • 386 teaching events by STR speakers
  • Greg taught in England; Alan taught in New Zealand and Egypt
  • STR hosted the reTHINK student conference in Orange County, CA, with about 1,800 students, leaders, and parents
  • STR hosted the reTHINK student conference in Dallas with about 750 students, leaders, and parents
  • Hosted the Homosexuality: Truth and Compassion conference featuring Alan Shelmon
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