2009-10 Annual Report
An Overview of Ministry Stewards

Ministry and Mission Outreaches

These funds are used for various ministry programs, such as LIFE TODAY with James and Betty Robison, Mission Feeding, Mission: Water for LIFE, LIFE Center construction and operations, Mission: RESCUELIFE, Crisis Relief and Homes for LIFE.

Education and Fundraising Activities

This part of LIFE Outreach’s expenses includes, but is not limited to, constituent letters and newsletters. Over 40% of this allocation is television airtime and production devoted to sharing areas of need and reports related to fundraising through media.

General and Administration

Expenses include, but are not limited to, staff salaries, employee health insurance, building needs and general office expenses.

  • LIFE Outreach International maintains a high standard of financial responsibility and accountability. The organization strives to keep all costs to a minimum, while maximizing the dollar in ministry and mission outreaches
  • The ministry is governed by a six-member Board of Trustees. In addition to James and Betty Robison, the remaining board members are non-family, independent businessmen who serve without compensation.
  • James Robison, Chairman
    Betty Robison, Secretary
  • Greg Almond, Businessman, Whitewright, TX
    John Ring, Businessman, Franklin, TN
  • Tom Brandon, Attorney, Fort Worth, TX
    J.L. Shaver, Businessman, Azle, TX
  • Daily operations are overseen by the executive staff.
  • Jim Rogers
    Executive Vice President
  • Bruce Jacobson
    Vice President of Media
  • Joyce Gardiner
    Vice President of Administration
  • Jeff Carter
    Director of Operations
  • Phil Caldwell
    Director of Development
  • Steve Coetzee
    Director of Missions
  • The ministry undergoes an extensive annual audit performed in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS) with financial statements prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). A copy of this audit is available upon request.
  • James Robison and the employees of LIFE Outreach International receive compensation, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees, based upon independent wage and salary surveys.
  • All contributions to the ministry and mission outreaches are important. Donations of any size are vital and will be used to their maximum purchasing power in North America and abroad.

Ministry Income

Ministry Expenses Overview

Ministry and Missions Outreaches
These funds are used for various ministry programs, such as LIFE TODAY with James and Betty Robison, Mission Feeding, Mission: Water for LIFE, LIFE Center construction and operations, Crisis Relief and HOMES for LIFE.


Education and Fund Raising Activities
This part of LIFE Outreach's expenses includes, but is not limited to, constituent letters and newsletters. Over 40% of this allocation is televising airtime and production devoted to sharing areas of need and reports related to fundraising through media.

General Administration
Expenses include, but are not limited to, staff salaries, employee health insurance, building needs and general office expenses.


LIFE Outreach International maintains a high standard of financial responsibility and accountability. The organization strives to keep all costs to a minimum, while maximizing the dollar ministry and mission outreaches.


The ministry is governed by a six-member Board of Trustees, which includes James and Betty Robison. The remaining board members are non-family, independent businessmen who serve without compensation.


The ministry undergoes an extensive annual audit. The audit is performed in accordance with the generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS) with financial statements prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). A copy of this audit is available upon request.


James Robison and the employees of LIFE Outreach International receive compensation, subject to approval of the Board of Trustees, based upon independent wage and salary surveys.


LIFE Outreach International is a 15-year member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (EDFA) and complies with their established standards of fundraising and administration practices.


All contributions to the ministry and mission outreaches are important. Donations of any size are vital and will be used to their maximum purchasing power in North America and abroad.