Bright Hope Blog

Thoughts on poverty and giving from the Bright Hope team.

Relief Aid Versus Development Aid: What’s the Difference?

Relief Aid Versus Development Aid: What’s the Difference?

17-Jul-2018
Does hearing terms like humanitarian aid and sustainable development confuse you and make you tune out before you’ve even finished reading this sentence? I get it. But I can help you with this in 90 seconds or less!


Pray for Haiti: Violent protests over skyrocketing fuel prices

Pray for Haiti: Violent protests over skyrocketing fuel prices

10-Jul-2018
The day after steep fuel price hikes were announced, Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant repealed the tax increases after protests erupted in the streets and escalating mayhem ensued around the country.


Seeking Challenge & Competition

Seeking Challenge & Competition

03-Jul-2018
I’ve always loved sports and the competition and challenge that comes with it. The thrill of victory. The agony of defeat. Bring it on! So, being with the Bright Hope team it is not that different - just a different arena.


How to Best Help the Poor

How to Best Help the Poor

26-Jun-2018
There is a saying: “Americans have watches, but the rest of the world has all the time.”


Mob Action Threatens Life of Christian Leader

Mob Action Threatens Life of Christian Leader

19-Jun-2018
In a community where Bright Hope has been involved for many years, there is a leader associated with Bright Hope who has been accused of witchcraft and the killing of another Bright Hope staff member. These allegations are completely false…


6 Obstacles to Education for Kids in Developing Nations (Part 2)

6 Obstacles to Education for Kids in Developing Nations (Part 2)

12-Jun-2018
Last year, the U.N. reported that "69 million trained teachers are necessary to achieve global universal education by 2030." Many teachers in developing nations don’t meet national standards...


6 Obstacles to Education for Kids in Developing Nations (Part 1)

6 Obstacles to Education for Kids in Developing Nations (Part 1)

05-Jun-2018
It’s estimated that 263 million children in the world are not in school. Here are 6 reasons why.


Remembering Those in Need

Remembering Those in Need

29-May-2018
Sometimes living in the convenience of America, it can be easy to forget what others are experiencing in other parts of the planet. While the rates of extreme poverty have decreased in recent years, about 767 million people still live on less than $1.90 a day.


When God Speaks

When God Speaks

22-May-2018
If we simply wait for God to speak, we may wait a long time. My experience has been that while fully serving the Lord with all my strength and gifts, God gives me promptings.


Someone’s Child Needs My Help

Someone’s Child Needs My Help

15-May-2018
It does not matter what part of the world we live in, or how much money we make or don’t make. We all want the same thing for our children…We want our children to be healthy and happy.


What’s Most Important: Running Water, a Toilet, or a Cell Phone?

What’s Most Important: Running Water, a Toilet, or a Cell Phone?

08-May-2018
Have you heard that more people in the world have access to a cell phone than to a toilet? Or piped water? Or electricity?


Respond To The Calling, God Will Provide

Respond To The Calling, God Will Provide

01-May-2018
My joy is to know that the work I do serves the Lord’s people. I have worked in many places, but there is nothing I find more gratifying than knowing people’s lives are being impacted by my decision to use my God-given talents to respond to His call.