Teen Challenge of St. Louis Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

August 18, 2016

Teen Challenge of St. Louis Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

HIGH RIDGE, MO – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Teen Challenge of St. Louis of High Ridge, MO.

ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.

Teen Challenge of St. Louis joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 27 million donors that have earned the right to display the ECFA seal.  When an organization is accredited by ECFA, it demonstrates its willingness to follow the model of biblical accountability.

“We are pleased to accredit a ministry committed to evangelize and disciple people with life-controlling problems according to the gospel of Jesus Christ,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 1966, Teen Challenge of St. Louis (www.teenchallengestl.com) includes training in Christian values and application of biblical principles, so that these individuals may return to society as productive and responsible citizens.

To learn more about Teen Challenge of St. Louis and their stewardship opportunities, visit ServantMatch®, ECFA’s program that matches God’s servants with the stewardship options of ECFA members based on ministry sectors and categories.  It is ECFA’s newest online feature that allows you to quickly and easily find giving opportunities.

ECFA, founded in 1979, provides accreditation to leading Christian nonprofit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with the ECFA Standards pertaining to financial accountability, fundraising and board governance.  For more information about ECFA, including information about accreditation and a listing of ECFA-accredited members, visit www.ECFA.org or call 1-800-323-9473.

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