Help The Persecuted Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

Help The Persecuted Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

ATLANTA, GA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Help The Persecuted of Atlanta, GA.

ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.
    
Help The Persecuted 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 assist persecuted Christian believers with their practical physical and spiritual needs, leading them to a new or deeper relationship with Christ,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 2011, Help The Persecuted (www.HTP.org) focuses on the underserved MENA region, especially those who have converted from the Muslim faith, and those fleeing persecution from terrorist groups such as ISIS. Help The Persecuted aims to support and encourage believers by providing funding for such things as temporary safe housing, basic living expenses, medical expenses, educational needs, counseling, and more.

To learn more about Help The Persecuted 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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