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Moody Bible Institute

Summary:  Moody Bible Institute (Moody) began in 1887 as the Chicago Evangelization Society.  The name was changed to The Moody Bible Institute of Chicago in March 1900.  Moody conducts Christian education activities through undergraduate, seminary, and distance learning divisions and conference ministries.  It also publishes and distributes evangelical Christian literature.  In addition, it produces and broadcasts Christian radio programs.  The aim of Moody is to equip and motivate people to advance the cause of Christ through ministries that educate, edify and evangelize.

MinistryWatch Financial Efficiency Rating: 1 Star (out of a possible 5 Stars)

MinistryWatch Transparency Grade: A

ECFA Member? Yes

Revenue in Most Recent Year Available (2019): $114,375,470

Five-Year Revenue Trend: Flat  (less than 10 percent change)

Percent of Revenue Moody Bible Institute Spends on Fundraising: 9 percent

Percent Peer Group Spends on Fundraising: 2 percent

President: Mark Jobe

President’s Salary and Other Compensation: $320,018

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Rodney Pitzer, Certified Fraud Examiner since 2005, has worked for audit and investigative organizations, including Oregon Department of Justice's Charitable Activities, and being Director of the Oregon Board of Tax Professionals in 1999. In 2011 founded AVOWED.org, ministering to widows, elderly and the disabled, and now scheduled to plant a church in Corpus Christi, Texas.