Financial Accountability

stewarding god's resources for his glory

Leading The Way is a registered charity

ACNC Registered CharityAs a registered charity in Australia (number 59087685425), Canada (number 85558 5378 RR0001), and the UK (number 1095661), Leading The Way provides a detailed report and financial statements each year to the Charity Commissions.


Leading The Way is a member in good standing with the ECFA, an accreditation agency dedicated to evaluating fiscal responsibility through seven stewardship standards. All ECFA members must annually submit membership review information, including audited financial statements, salary information, fundraising appeals, board composition, and organizing documents.

Leading The Way is also honored to have a 4-star rating with Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest evaluator of financial health, accountability, and transparency for charitable organizations. A 4-star rating—the highest rating Charity Navigator provides—means Leading The Way has released critical financial documents to the public, demonstrates good governance, follows ethical practices, and has made it easy for partners to find important information about the organization. You can visit our Charity Navigator page here.

Charity Navigator

National Religious Broadcasters

Leading The Way is also a member of NRB, an international association of Christian communicators representing more than 1,400 organizations. All members subscribe to the NRB Statement of Faith and Code of Ethics in their business practices.

Michael Youssef

Our number one volunteer at Leading The Way is our president, Dr. Michael Youssef. Dr. Youssef receives no compensation from Leading The Way—he donates his time to the ministry as a labor of love to Christ's Great Commission. Dr. Youssef also directs all income from his books to the ministry of Leading The Way.

Board of Directors & leadership team

Breakdown of Expenses

Leading The Way is very conservative and careful in its use of donations. This past year, more than 88 percent of all gifts went directly to ministry expenses, with the minimal remaining income going toward fundraising and administrative costs.

Form 990

Audited Financial Statements 

annual report archive

FY17 Expenses