Last week, I went with Betenbough Homes and a group of their trades and employees to see the work of Esperanza International, HOPE International’s partner in the Dominican Republic. We got the opportunity to meet several of Esperanza’s incredible clients in two Bateyes just north of La Ramona.
Delaware home builder Bay to Beach Builders Inc. and their trade partners were recently featured in a news article in Sussex Living. The article covered their recent ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication of the first Home for Hope built in Delaware.
Four of the Homebuilding Industry’s Top Consultants have agreed to offer their services at a reduced rate for homebuilders and their builder groups.
Shawn Forth Custom Homes, a builder partner of Homes for Hope, was recently highlighted by Dyrinda Tyson in a news article in the Oklahoman. It covers the recent completion of their first Home for Hope project, a 2,300-square foot home located at 18800 Havenbrook Road in Edmond, Oklahoma.
Billy Doelker, president of Key Homes LLC, was named to the NAHB’s 40 Under 40 list last year. He has seen first hand the benefits that come from being a top-notch entrepreneur in America. He knows the dignity that comes from receiving a hand up rather than a handout, and sees Homes for Hope (H4H) as a tool for his company to return the favor.
Bay To Beach Builders is determined not to be derailed by the floods produced by hurricane Matthew. When asked how things were going with Delaware’s first Homes For Hope Carla Parker said, “A week or two behind due to floods. But no damage Praise God.”
“Hope is blind to poverty, starvation, murder, homelessness. Hope looks beyond the horizon and sees…peace.” At the ribbon ceremony for Rosewood Communities’ fourth Home for HOPE, trade partner Silas Lewis of Samson Stone made an impassioned speech about the beauty of what Homes for HOPE and HOPE International offer, and the importance of spreading the gospel in order to spread hope.
Betenbough Homes has been so inspired by the work God has done through their company that they have started a new blog and outreach website called Kingdom At Work in order to share all of the amazing lessons they are learning. Read the story of Betenbough Homes and the radical transformation that enabled them to touch lives everyday.
To-date, Rosewood has built 3 Homes for Hope and just recently kicked-off their fourth home in a truly unique way – by taking their trade partners golfing and picking up the tab.
Each year, Homes for Hope recognizes a client from the HOPE Network who has put their God-given talents and ideas to work in a powerful way – empowering them to realize their potential as providers for their families, leaders in their communities, and followers of Christ.