Touched by Grace Ministries, Inc.
P.O. Box 3393
Brentwood TN 37024
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Mission Statement
Touched by Grace is designed to help equip people for service and to help them understand their individual identity.
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Rev. Todd Allen Horton Ph.D.
Co-CEO/Executive Director Rev. Rose Elaine-Cross Horton
Board Chair Mrs. Marie Golden
Board Chair Company Affiliation The Go Group LLC.
History & Background
Year of Incorporation 1996
Organization's type of tax exempt status 501-C3
Financial Summary
Graph: Expense Breakdown Graph - All Years
 
 
Projected Expenses $251,000.00
Projected Annual Revenue $260,000.00 (2017)
Statements
Mission
Touched by Grace is designed to help equip people for service and to help them understand their individual identity.
Background

In 1996, Touched by Grace formed administratively and operating full-time in 2007. They are a 501c3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization. 

Impact
Touched by Grace inspires individuals to unleash their true purpose by facilitating individual transformation through the synergy of partnership. Following the example of Christ, we seek to infuse the people we equip with resolve and boldness allowing their authentic potential to be unleashed. Our goal is to guide individuals to lead a focused life with elegance and passion so they in turn become powerful catalysts for radical change all around them.
 
 
 
 
Other ways to donate, support, or volunteer
www.israelexperience.co
www.biblicalexperience.com 
www.jordanriverexperience.com
www.chrisitanspeaker.co.uk
www.christiantourstoisrael.org 
www.toddhorton.org
www.rosehorton.com 
www.tbguniversity.com
 
 
Service Categories
Primary Organization Category Religion- Related / Christianity
Secondary Organization Category Public & Societal Benefit /
Tertiary Organization Category Education /
Areas of Service
Areas Served
TN - Williamson
International
Global
Board Chair Statement

Vice-President’s Statement-Rose Horton

TBG inspires to bring peace and hope to the lives of busy people. Through one-on-one discipleship, daily devotionals and trips to Israel, we bring truth and life to individuals and families. We believe that if there is an understanding about the GRACE of God, through the teachings in Torah and Jeremiah 31, as well as Ezekiel 36, that lives would find fulfillment and meaning that would translate into people living life with more purpose. Understanding purpose translates into people giving and sharing with those around them, and it continues forward. I am thankful for partners that help us bring this message of GRACE, and believe that if you choose to partner with us that more lives would be changed.

Blessings, Rose Horton 

CEO Statement

President’s Statement-Todd Horton

Today, TBG is operating in a very strategic part of the world. The Middle East is paramount to the work of God in earth today. We want everyone to be aware of this region, the people and the geography of the land. God made a covenant thousands of years ago with Israel. It is important that we understand His words prophetically spoken over Israel and how they translate in today’s society and time. From Israel we move forward into Cyprus, Greece, and Italy to continue the timeless teaching and account of God's Love to a broken world.

Todd Horton

Isaiah 64:8 says, "But now, O Lord, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand."


Programs
Description
A. Biblical Experience Trips: - Faith Comes to Life

 

Come and awaken your faith to a whole new level with a trip to the places of the Bible!   Touched by Grace offers small groups and individuals the opportunity to strengthen their faith by visiting the places that are key to a deeper understanding of the Word of God.

This is not a typical, highly regimented tour,  but an opportunity of a lifetime to connect to the root of your faith. Our time together emphasizes the need for personal spiritual reformation.   You will be equipped with new perspectives and insights.

Your faith will be strengthened by visiting the places that are key to a deeper understanding of the Word of God.

 
B. TBG House
 

 The TBG house in Cyprus 

Things you will experience when you are here:

  • Peace
  • Stillness
  • His Presence
  • His leading

 Just as those who have seen Athens and understood Greek History better and those who have seen Troy understand the words of the poet Virgil thus one will comprehend the Holy Scriptures with a clearer understanding who has seen the Land of Judah with his own eyes and has come to know the towns and places.   – St. Jerome

 

 
  
 
Budget 380,000
Category Religion, General/Other Christianity
Population Served Adults, ,
Short Term Success Our outcomes are focused on exposing the world to the benefits and responsibilities of Life in relationship with God.
Long term Success Touched by Grace offers individuals an opportunity to receive life and life more abundant.  This abundant life is available and can be enjoyed by all segments of the community regardless of age, gender, or socioeconomic status.
Program Success Monitored By
The program is ongoing as it relates to its potential success.  
 
Some of the programs success we will never see here on earth.  Sometimes we maybe used as the seed sower, water, or harvester.
 

Description

A.  Premarital and Marriage Counseling:
 
Rose is a certified Marriage Mentor from Life Innovations (since 1997) and administers the Prepare/Enrich seminar for couples.  We also use the Love and Respect Curriculum by Emerson & Sarah Eggerichs.


B. Men to Men:
 

Men are encouraged to seek God past, present, and future.  In return they find direction, strength, and guidance leading them to their destiny.

 

C. Women to Women: 

In 2005 Rose attended a retreat that changed her life. That fall the Lord took her to a country she never imagined she would be, Israel. It started a journey that has taught her how to REST in the God, be REFRESHED by God, and RESTORED to God. In 2006 she planned and hosted her first retreat.  The retreats are not designed to tell Rose’s story; rather, they are designed to draw the women into a deeper relationship with the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Until you experience a retreat, you have no idea what you are missing.

 

Budget 31,500
Category Religion, General/Other Christianity
Population Served Adults, ,
Short Term Success
  • Women have been able to attend a retreat
  • Womens retreats have been done in Indiana, Tennessee, California
  • People have been discipled or counseled in the areas of need
  • Marriages are being restored and gaining greater insight to their struggles
2010 Touched by Grace received the award as one of the top-rated charities supporting and empowering women.  This award was hosted by Great Nonprofits, Guidestar, the Anita Borg Institute for Women & Technology, Women's Philanthropy and 12 others.
Long term Success
The counseling and discipleship programs seeks to introduce and help individuals, women, men, and families on how to recieve a fuller richer life.  We do this through a variety of evaluation styles and surveys.  We work one on one with individuals to discover their giftings and callings.  We help equip people from living nominally to abundantly. 
 
Touched by Grace counseling & discipleship inspires individuals to unleash their true purpose by facilitating individual transformation through the synergy of partnership. Following the example of Christ we seek to infuse our benefactors with clarity and boldness, and to reveal and unleash their authentic potential. Our goal is to guide individuals into a life lived elegantly with passion so they in turn become powerful catalysts for radical change all around them. 
Examples of Program Success We are currently in partnership with Harvard Universities Master's of Divinity program.  For those students interested Harvard University has partnered with Touched by Grace in 2013 and going forward, as a strategic field placement site for students.
Description

TBG Publishing:

 

Touched by Grace Publishing was started in 2013 and seeks to educate individuals for life.   Too often individuals are short-sighted based on cultural norms that surround us and hinder our world view.  We need to be empowered with narratives that will speak to the World around us and those who live in that world.  

 “Only by our choice to receive, can we achieve that which we believe.” – Todd Horton

 
 
 Touched by Grace reveals the spirit of the law through grace, which brings freedom.

We are following in the footsteps of those who have walked before us by faith. Today, God’s love offers an opportunity for individuals to be writers of history.

Between the questions and the answers in life, there must be a pause. In that moment of meditation and reflection, the Holy Spirit will begin to rise within you to confirm God’s Word. It is an intimate place that mortal words cannot describe. It is the state of being aligned with the will of God as you live and move and have your being in Him. – Todd Horton

 

 

 

Budget 21,000
Category Religion, General/Other Christianity
Population Served Adults, ,
Short Term Success
1,000's have been taught the model of the earliest communities of faith.
Long term Success
Rose released a Passover Hagaddah book for Families with Small Children Electronically in January of 2013 which is available on iBooks, Kindle, and Nook.
 
Todd and Rose published a Passover Hagaddah for those interested in doing their own Passover Seder.  Todd and Rose released this book Electronically in January of 2013 which is available on iBooks, Kindle, and Nook.
 
Dr. Todd Horton published a devotional titled "Balancing the Word of God Bringing Balance back to the Word of God"  Dr. Todd Horton released this book Electronically in January of 2013 which is available on iBooks, Kindle, and Nook.
 
 According to Jeremiah 31:31-33 31  “Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah, 32 not like the covenant that I made with their fathers on the day when I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, my covenant that they broke, though I was their husband, declares the Lord. 33  For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, declares the Lord: I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts. And I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
 
Program Success Monitored By
The programs success is monitored and tracked through small groups, events, and individual sessions.
Examples of Program Success
 
Description

TBG Offers Hope (Philanthropic arm):


Touched by Grace brings hope with His heart in mind.  Clothing, food, and other expressions of His love communicate hope.  At one time or another in our lives, we find situations or circumstances that require an infusion of Hope.  That hope gives individuals and families the strength to move forward into their destiny.

We are partnering together with ordinary individuals to accomplish extraordinary goals. 
Budget 21000
Category Religion, General/Other Christianity
Population Served Adults, ,
Short Term Success    
Program Success Monitored By The programs success is monitored by the tangible results we take care of in a year based on the programs volunteers, funds, and needs that are presented to us.
Examples of Program Success
  • Kindergarten in Israel 2012
  • Education for children in Israel 2007 - current
  • Jewish Agency Partnership - 2013
  • Poriyya Hospital - Israel partnership - 2013
  • Haddassah Hospital - Israel partnership - Trauma unit - 2013
  • Medical Supplies for Vinnista Ukraine 100k value from HCA
  • Food, Blankets, & stuffed animals to Pradesh, India November 2009
  • Eyeglasses bought
  • Food  & clothing for Vinnista, Ukraine February 2010
  • Food  & clothing for Northern Israel
  • 250 lbs of clothing went into Northern Israel February 2009
  • 35 baby blankets went to Israel in February 2009
  • 50 lbs of clothing went to Ukraine in March of 2008
  • Financial assistance went to Ukraine in March of 2009 to help purchase food and other items for families in need.
  • Financial assistance was given to fixed income receipients and others in need locally.
  • Local homeowners needing help with minor repairs, yardwork who have are disadvantaged, widowed, or on fixed incomes.
Description
Touched by Grace is immersing individuals in the same waters that John immersed in 2000 years ago.  We are witnessing individuals who are making a first time profession of faith in the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob or rededication because they are in Israel.
 
We currently have immersed 3,105 people from 91 different nations of the 197 nations of the World. 1,679 of these baptisms are first time professions of faith.
 
Many people come to Israel on their own and not with any particular group and want to be baptized.  Touched by Grace has been requested to help those individuals who would like to be immersed, and give them an opportunity to share their public profession of faith here in Israel.
 
Category Religion, General/Other
Population Served , ,
Short Term Success We have baptized Kings, Queens, and other governmental and diplomatic individuals from around the world.  In addition we have baptized from 91 nations around the world.  
Long term Success To continue seeing individuals from around the world coming to the Jordan River to see for themselves and experience an opportunity to be immersed. To also be in relationship with the The Jordan River baptismal site in partnership with Kibbutz Kinneret. They have become family to Touched by Grace.
Program Success Monitored By The Yardenit baptismal site at Kibbutz Kinneret in Northern Israel.  The testimonies time and time again who are compelled and moved to make their faith known symbolically in the Jordan River through Immersion.
Examples of Program Success
“Evan was baptized today in the Jordan River! A divine appointment that brought so much joy to our trip in Israel.” - Karen Gleis – August 2013 –  Atlanta Georgia
 
 
“I cannot tell you the joy I experienced in the reaffirmation of my baptism.  I am still pinching myself!  To actually be in the same waters that Jesus was is hard for me to grasp.” –  Cynthia December 31st, 2012
 
 
“Today in Israel was the day I waited a long time for. Anyone that knows me knows i’m not shy expressing my passion for Christ. But today, I was blessed with the opportunity to express that passion by getting baptized in the holy land at the Jordan river.  This baptism represents my complete surrender to Gods will for my life & I pray His Spirit guides me all the rest of my days. AMEN!!!” – Orlando Rodriguez October 14th, 2012
 
CEO Comments
All of our programs are undergirded by the following
 
Guiding Principles 

 “Touched By Grace will....”:

• be lead by Father’s voice

Through prayer, meditation, scripture, and words of knowledge, we will follow Father’s voice when conducting all activities of the ministries.

• impart truth via the Word

“All scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work” [2 Ti 3:16-17 NIV].

• operate with honesty, integrity, and openness
All activities will be conducted with the highest degree of honesty, integrity, and openness.

• bless Israel

Through trips, interpersonal relationships, speaking, small and large group activities, we will follow God’s word to bless Israel.

• Be Prosperous

As we walk in Father God’s will, we will be prosperous in all areas of our lives.

• Will operate through individuals giftings
We will speak to the “gold” in all persons, operating and encouraging their individual God-given talents and giftings.

 

Board Chair
Board Chair Mrs. Marie Golden
Company Affiliation The Go Group LLC.
Term Oct 2011 to Oct 2018
Board Members
NameAffiliationStatus
Mr. John Golden The Go Group LLC.Voting
Mrs. Marie Golden The Go Group LLC.Voting
Rev Todd Horton Touched by Grace MinistriesVoting
Rev. Rose Horton Touched By Grace Ministries Inc.Voting
Mrs. Missy Wimpelberg Duetshce BankVoting
Mr. Scott Wimpelberg IT ConsultantVoting
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 10
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 3
Female 3
Unspecified 0
Governance
Board Term Lengths 1
Board Term Limits 0
Board Meeting Attendance % 100%
Does the organization have written Board Selection Criteria? No
Does the organization have a written Conflict of Interest Policy? Yes
Percentage of Board Members making Monetary Contributions 100%
Percentage of Board Members making In-Kind Contributions 100%
Does the Board include Client Representation? No
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 1
Board CoChair
Board CoChair Mrs. Missy Wimpelberg
Term Oct 2011 to Oct 2018
Standing Committees
CEO Comments
Awards and Recognition:
 
 Touched by Grace and Dr. Todd Horton were presented by the Yardenit to His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Denmark, Count of Monpezat on October 31st, 2013. This was the first visit from a Nordic royal family member in 900 years.  The Yardenit asked me to spend some time with the Crowned Prince speaking about Israel, the Christian Faith and the partnership we are experiencing together as Jews and Christians. 
 
BBC 2 - Pilgrimage
Simon Reeve retraces the adventures of our ancestors, and learns about the forgotten aspects of pilgrimage - including the vice, thrills and dangers that awaited travellers.
 
Touched by Grace is highlighted at the Jordan River on the third night of the series.  December 3, 10, 17, 2013 on BBC 2
 
Tonight on Hucabee November 30th program
The November 30th Tonight on Huckabee program shares about the importance of what Heroes to Heroes is doing in the lives of American Veterans as they visit Israel. 

St. Harrison Manyoma, American Veteran from Iraq, contemplates suicide onthe same day he is contacted by Heroes to Heroes inviting him to Israel. We thank God for people like Judy Schaffer. This led to him getting baptized in the Jordan river with us. We love you Judy and love working with you in the healing process on behalf of our American Veterans who are suffering.
 
Dr. Todd Horton was requested by US Embassy officials and US military officers from Herzilya to teach them the significance in Israel about Jewish root of their Christian Faith in November 2013 
 
Touched by Grace and Dr. Todd Horton had the opportunity to be with CEO and President of David C. Cook November 25 and 26, 2013. Before becoming President and CEO of David C. Cook, Chris was the Vice President of Zondervan publishing another large Christian publishing house in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Dr. Todd Horton spent 48 hours learning about Israel and the root of their faith with Cris, his wife Trudy and a couple who Cris and Trudy have known for years.
 
 
Touched by Grace and Dr. Todd Horton was invited in February 2013 to speak to the largest international school in Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Todd Horton represented Israel in a way that helped shape the narrative and dialogue that included the Israel side of issues that face Israel today. 
 
 
 
Dr. Todd Horton and Rose had the privilege of blessing and immersing the King and Queen of Ghana's Otumfuo Osei Tutu II  and The First Lady (Queen) Julia Osei Tutu children and staff in 2012 and 2013 upon request.
 
June 1st, 2010 Touched by Grace was recognized as a top-rated Women's  nonprofit that is supporting and empowering women by 15 well established organizations.   June 7, 2008 & January 2009:
Touched by Grace received a letter from Former Senator Bill Frist's office requesting that Touched by Grace be invited to the 2002 National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, DC. After this letter was submitted we did receive an invitation and I attended the 50th National Prayer Breakfast on February 7, 2002. One excerpt from the letter from Former Senator Bill Frist's office states, "Mr. Horton has dedicated his life to the service of others not only in Tennessee, but also throughout the United States and around world. Touched By Grace, founded in 1996, in its humanitarian efforts provides healthcare, skill training, food and education to the needy. As President Bush has called us all to reach out to our fellow citizens and to help those most in need, Mr Horton is indeed an example for all of us to follow."
Executive Director/CEO
Executive Director Rev. Todd Allen Horton Ph.D.
Term Start Jan 1996
Email todd@tbgrace.org
Experience

Dr. Todd Horton is the founder & director of Touched by Grace based in Brentwood, TN. Todd builds one on one relationships in the United States and abroad. 

Todd has a Ph.D. in Religious Philosophy from Tabernacle Bible College and Seminary.

Horton has traveled extensively in Europe, the America’s, and the Middle East. He has his finger on the pulse of what is happening in the region, the current transition, and issues the world is now facing.

The author of “No Box Needed”, “The Israel Experience Study Guide, and “Balancing the Word – A Weekly approach bringing balance back to the Word of God”.

 Experience Study Guide, and “Balancing the Word – A Weekly approach bringing balance back to the Word of God”.

Co-CEO
Co-CEO Rev. Rose Elaine-Cross Horton
Term Start July 2007
Email rose@tbgrace.org
Experience

Horton has been married to Rose Cross Horton since October 7,1994 and have 4 children.

The Hortons on July 7, 2007 were set apart by Agape Cathedral Life out of Minden, LA and have been directing Touched by Grace since that time.  They have an emphasis on teaching the goodness and grace of God, through total abandonment and a life that is daily filled by the Holy Spirit and led by the Holy Spirit in a vertical relationship with the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob through covenant.  They carry an emphasis to the world with a heart for Israel, teaching its important role, revealing how Israel is key and central in the day and time we are living in.

Staff
Full Time Staff 2
Part Time Staff 1
Volunteers 15
Contractors 0
Retention Rate 100%
Plans & Policies
Does the organization have a documented Fundraising Plan? Yes
Does the organization have an approved Strategic Plan? Yes
Number of years Strategic Plan Considers 3
When was Strategic Plan adopted? Apr 2012
In case of a change in leadership, is a Management Succession plan in place? No
Does the organization have a Policies and Procedures Plan? Yes
Does the organization have a Nondiscrimination Policy? No
Affiliations
AffiliationYear
United Way Member Agency2009
Awards
Award/RecognitionOrganizationYear
Compass World Outreach GrantCompass World Outreach2009
Compass World Outreach GrantCompass World Outreach2008
CEO Comments
Recognition:
 
Dr. Todd Horton on October 31st, 2013 was with the Crowned Prince of Denmark.  This was the first visit from a Nordic royal family member in 900 years.  The Yardenit asked me to spend some time with the Crowned Prince speaking about Israel, the Christian Faith and the partnership we are experiencing together as Jews and Christians. 
 
June 1st, 2010 Touched by Grace was recognized as a top-rated Women's  nonprofit that is supporting and empowering women by 15 well established organizations.  
 
Touched by Grace received a letter from Former Senator Bill Frist's office requesting that Touched by Grace be invited to the 2002 National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, DC. After this letter was submitted we did receive an invitation and I attended the 50th National Prayer Breakfast on February 7, 2002. One excerpt from the letter from Former Senator Bill Frist's office states, "Mr. Horton has dedicated his life to the service of others not only in Tennessee, but also throughout the United States and around world. Touched By Grace, founded in 1996, in its humanitarian efforts provides healthcare, skill training, food and education to the needy. As President Bush has called us all to reach out to our fellow citizens and to help those most in need, Mr Horton is indeed an example for all of us to follow."
 
 
Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year Start Jan 01 2017
Fiscal Year End Dec 31 2017
Projected Revenue $260,000.00
Projected Expenses $251,000.00
Endowment Spending Policy N/A
Endowment Spending Percentage (if selected) 0%
Detailed Financials
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201620152014
Program Expense$191,384$175,684$228,867
Administration Expense$17,821$22,126$25,885
Fundraising Expense$0$0$0
Payments to Affiliates$0$0$0
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.021.041.02
Program Expense/Total Expenses91%89%90%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%0%0%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201620152014
Total Assets$1,847$8,648$4,629
Current Assets$1,847$8,648$4,629
Long-Term Liabilities$0$0$0
Current Liabilities$0$0$0
Total Net Assets$1,847$8,648$4,629
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201620152014
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities------
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201620152014
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%0%0%
Top Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201620152014
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountContributions, Gifts and Grants $213,513Contributions, Gifts & Grants $206,430Contributions, Gifts and Grants $259,381
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar Amount -- -- --
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar Amount -- -- --
IRS Letter of Exemption
Capital Campaign
Is the organization currently conducting a Capital Campaign for an endowment or the purchase of a major asset? No
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? No
State Charitable Solicitations Permit
TN Charitable Solicitations Registration Yes - Expires June 2018
Solicitations Permit
2018 Permit Letter
GivingMatters.com Financial Comments
Financial figures taken from 990. 
990 was prepared internally by nonprofit.
Comment provided by Kathryn Bennett 7/6/17.
Nonprofit Touched by Grace Ministries, Inc.
Address P.O. Box 3393
Brentwood, TN 37024
Primary Phone (615) 332-9152
Contact Email info@TBGRACE.org
CEO/Executive Director Rev. Todd Allen Horton Ph.D.
Board Chair Mrs. Marie Golden
Board Chair Company Affiliation The Go Group LLC.
Year of Incorporation 1996

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