Bright Hope Blog

Thoughts on poverty and giving from the Bright Hope team.

Living Generously All Year Long

Living Generously All Year Long

16-Jan-2018
Think about the difference we can make together in 2018 if each of us choose to add a measure of generosity to each day. That sounds like a formula for a truly happy new year!


When Water Tanks are a Sign of Friendship

When Water Tanks are a Sign of Friendship

09-Jan-2018
The inscription includes a date and gives credit to a local church “and friends.” It is a proclamation visible to everyone who uses this tank: this woman, widowed, still caring for many, was given this life-changing gift by a local church and friends. That’s what the church does, and that’s what friends do: they love, they give, they help.


Hope for Eternity

Hope for Eternity

02-Jan-2018
We believe in the importance of evangelism and discipleship and take joy in working with our local partners to distribute Bibles and other materials for community outreach and discipleship.


Hope for Tomorrow: I never knew so little could do so much

Hope for Tomorrow: I never knew so little could do so much

26-Dec-2017
A few years ago, I met a mother of six living in the slums of Kenya. I don’t ever think I’ll forget her bubbly personality, her smile, and her rolling pin.


Sharing “Hope for Today”

Sharing “Hope for Today”

19-Dec-2017
I want to help, but it can feel overwhelming. So often my first instinct is to donate money or gifts-in-kind to help with immediate needs providing what we here at Bright Hope call, “Hope for Today.”


Giving Wisely

Giving Wisely

12-Dec-2017
During the holidays, our mailbox seems to be filled to the brim each day with catalogs, deliveries and letters from nonprofits. There are so many great causes out there to support, but it can sometimes feel daunting to know which one to give to.


Creative Ways to Help Those Living in Extreme Poverty

Creative Ways to Help Those Living in Extreme Poverty

05-Dec-2017
Here are five ways to help those living in extreme poverty without breaking the bank.


Developing Compassionate Hearts in Our Children

Developing Compassionate Hearts in Our Children

28-Nov-2017
The Christmas season is filled with many opportunities to teach children how to care for others in need. Here are five ways to involve kids of all ages in giving back:


Aligning Our Hearts with God’s

Aligning Our Hearts with God’s

21-Nov-2017
When the Lord puts a conviction on your heart or tells you to do something, go do it.


Does My Regular Tithe Help Care for The Poor?

Does My Regular Tithe Help Care for The Poor?

14-Nov-2017
What IF we all gave 10% of our incomes instead of 5% of us giving 2.3%? What would happen is there would be an extra $500 billion to spend in funding the work of the Church worldwide!