Harvest Bridge is a small (on the US side) organization with a big heart. We help grass roots workers in south Asia bring the gospel, disaster relief, education, and trauma healing to forgotten villages in countries that don't always welcome foreign missionaries. The value of a dollar donated to Harvest Bridge reaches far in the hands of our indigenous partners.
Harvest Bridge is an excellent organization and one of the few places I know that every penny donated will be stretched to it's maximum use. I've volunteered with them and donated money. Thank you HB for supporting national missionaries!
I appreciate this outreach and the work they do with indigenous leaders! I like that they are small and aren’t trying to be “big”. They communicate well with their donors, but don’t overdo it.
I love the mission of this group and the confidence that every dollar I donate is used effectively to help the poor and spread the gospel. Thank you Harvest Bridge.
Harvest Bridge has changed the way we think of missions. Their goal is "to equip indigenous Christian ministries in South Asia to serve more effectively." Because they are not creating ministries, but are supporting people who already live in these areas, Harvest Bridge is able to do humanitarian and missionary tasks for a fraction of the cost of traditional mission organizations. They have a very small U.S. staff who are very conscientious and prayerful about their work. They provide regular updates about the people/ministries they work with. The pastoral training, education and other support that Harvest Bridge provides are making a big impact in the lives of people in South Asia and also on our lives as we witness true faithfulness in action.
I am always inspired by Harvest Bridge’s team. Its 260+ overseas partners are extremely dedicated and resourceful. Because they understand the language and culture, they can get work done very effectively at low cost. It is impressive that HB operates smoothly with only three US staff. I’m inspired by the recent newsletters of Andrew and Kate, who travel to very difficult places. They have great dedication and love, rejoicing with those who rejoice, and showing compassion for those who weep. They are incredible people!
I have been amazed by how much Harvest Bridge can accomplish with very little money, because it achieves its objectives using local people and local facilities. Harvest Bridge's greatest assets are its many dedicated, wise and spiritual partners throughout South Asia.
The founder of Harvest Bridge has been a big personal mentor to me. He has used great integrity to incorporate the students of his late college into the mission of Harvest Bridge, and has thus equipped servants to help others.
The work of Harvest Bridge is only strategic, trustworthy, and excellent. Besides our monthly contribution, my wife and I have put Harvest Bridge in our will. We love Tim & Heidi and their vision!
Harvest Bridge works very wisely and effectively with its resources and I deeply respected the mission and integrity behind this organization.
Harvest Bridge is an incredible organization that provides holistic care to individuals of deep need in a manner that minimizes expenses and maximizing sustained impact. Through my involvement with Harvest Bridge as a donor, i have had the privilege of seeing specific lives be completely transformed. It has been the most genuine organization that I have had the privilege to work with so far in my journey and Harvest Bridge should be recognized by all as an outstanding organization of positive influence.
I've volunteered, I've donated, and I've traveled with Harvest Bridge. The men and women they support are hardworking, creative, and faithful in their ministry. I've supported and done ministry with many different solid mission organizations, and Harvest Bridge has an incredibly effective ministry in South Asia. God is working through the men and women they support. HB is humble and always willing to work with other organizations to accomplish goals, not compete with them. I am deeply grateful I get to support them in this ministry of building up and sending out the local church in South Asia.
I love Harvest Bridge! We support them through finances and prayer. Our church also supports harvest bridge.It is so wonderful to have an organization come along side indigenous pastors and missionaries and help them in training, finances, encouragement....and leave them to be the experts to reach their people. It's a very wise way to make use of finances. Harvest Bridge is reaching so many people with a small staff of people stateside. The principle of "working smarter and not harder." I thank God for this amazing ministry. I think they do a tremendous job on social media, letting their supporters and the public know what and who to pray for. There is so much persecution happening in the particular countries Harvest Bridge is helping and we are able to know so much because of the communication, social media and videos that are posted!
It has been an honor of mine to get to know Harvest Bridge and their incredible staff. The work they do in South Asia is immensely valuable in spreading the word of God. The words, actions, and heart of Harvest Bridge show their passion towards the people in not only South Asia, but also the world. It is always an enjoyable time getting to hear their recent updates and accomplishments. Harvest Bridge remains is in my top charities I recommend to others because of their commitment and dedication to being responsible with their finances.
After having had the opportunity to serve in India, my reflections about our role in foreign missions depicted finding indigenous partners who know the culture and language and empowering them to reach their people. In Harvest Bridge, this is the everyday mission. That is why I am personally behind the vision that Harvest Bridge has for the region of Southeast Asia. An added bonus is their cross-denominational networking with other organizations. If you too have a burden for the region and long for the kingdom of God to come in its fullness from the bottom of our societies upward, then come on board!
Harvest Bridge is making a tangible difference in the lives of the least of those in Southeast Asia. It's model is to bring resources to native and local activists to help them achieve what only they can know and do--the best for the community in which they live. HB works hard to facilitate physical and spiritual relief incognito. They're not looking for credit or accolades; they'd be just as happy to remain anonymous. But if recognition can expand their reach I hope the masses will find out about their incredible work and mission.
Purpose, integrity, and passion are three of the defining characteristics of Harvest Bridge. Committed to enabling boots on the ground from a native, local network undaunted by challenges both in and out of this world, Harvest Bridge is an excellent steward of its resources as an outreach group. The effect of a interconnected group of people spanning the globe is immeasurable, but this is the way it should be done. I look forward to keeping informed with the upcoming results.
I'm incredibly impressed by Harvest Bridge's work. Instead of stepping in to fix, Harvest Bridge partners with and equips locals on the ground...which means the long-term impact and domino-effect will be exponentially greater. I appreciate the transparency and integrity of Harvest Bridge's staff. As a donor, I have no doubt that my contributions are being used in the best way possible.
While interning with Harvest Bridge I learned that they achieve a jaw-dropping amount of social, economic, humanitarian, and job-related good for being as lean on costs as they are. Every dollar is maximized, spent on crucial needs or solid, promising investments. Even more impressive, Harvest Bridge empowers their South Asian partners to lead initiatives and spearhead initiatives in their own communities. The US office works closely with the partners through strong relationships, NOT giving orders of how things should be run. Each member of Harvest Bridge I worked with was passionate about their mission, dedicated, able, and trustworthy. This is one of the best nonprofits we could hope to invest in.
This is how missions should be done. It should be done through the local church in a particular country. Locals know their own people, they know the language, they know the dangers. They know what it is to suffer persecution and can honestly tell non-believers that it really is worth the pain and suffering to follow Jesus. An outsider cannot say that.
I've volunteered with Harvest Bridge over the years and have seen just how effective it is. One of the hardest things about financially supporting missions in a South Asian culture is how corrupt the system is. It is hard to know who is a real Christian, and who is using the label just to get money. But Harvest Bridge has worked to create trusted relationships with people and to build in accountability. This means that every dollar you put into this ministry is being used in the way it should.
I grew up in a missionary family; I've seen the spectrum of ministry approaches. I can safely say that within the world of South Asia, coming alongside indigenous Christians is the most effective and God honoring way to reach people for Christ. Other organizations do this type of ministry, but it is rare to find an organization that can use it's few resources so efficiently.
Harvest Bridge begins with a common goal, and partners with seven different companies to aid in countless ways. Harvest Bridge is financially responsible organization with great integrity. I have had the privilege of coming alongside those involved with Harvest Bridge and have learned so much. Their commitment to helping our partners in Asia have expanded my worldview, and have given me an appreciation and love for those across the world.
I have volunteered with Harvest Bridge for over two years and have been blessed to learn about the miracles and practical work the Lord is doing through them and their partners in Asia. Harvest Bridge works and responds in a godly, efficient, and financially responsible way to both crisis and everyday needs of the people they serve. I fully believe in their mission and model, and highly recommend supporting Harvest Bridge in any way you can!
Being a missions organization ourselves, we are well aware of the struggles and hard work that it takes to run an effective and respectable work. But after partnering with Harvest Bridge for almost 6 years now, we can safely say that this organization exceeds in both effectiveness and respectability.
GCP founder, Axel Lanausse, has had a long-standing friendship with Harvest Bridge founder, Timothy Mech, and has seen that he is an honest, detail-oriented, and responsible man of God. Subsequently, we believe that these characteristics aptly describe his organization as well.
Harvest Bridge is an organization that for years has been helping hundreds of native missionaries take the Gospel to the Lost. Harvest Bridge has recommended excellent missionaries who have a great fervor for the Lord and who are doing a very effective work among their people groups for our organization to help support.
Here in Global Commission Partners, we ask for many reports, updates, and photographs from organizations we support in order to maintain accountability with our donors. Harvest Bridge has always been excellent at reporting in a timely and thorough manner and we have never had trouble with a lack of communication or accountability.
We believe that this organization is doing a great work for the Lord and we are excited to continue partnering with them to finish the task of spreading the Gospel to the ends of the earth.
Harvest Bridge has stands out as an organization because of their mission to collaborate with local Christians best meet the needs of their communities. The organization is flexible and is prepared to meet needs wherever and whenever they appear. Harvest Bridge shows tremendous commitment to its partners overseas resulting in opportunities to share the Gospel in powerful ways in hard to reach areas. Harvest Bridge prepares for the Kingdom in a variety of ways including assisting missionaries with transportation, medical mission trips serving low caste members, self-sustaining orphanages, vocational development assistance, and after school care for children. Using non-traditional missionary and Christian non-profit methods, Harvest Bridge has changed thousands of lives throughout Asia with a holistic approach to Christian missions.
Volunteering with Harvest Bridge dramatically altered the direction of my life. I have researched Christian nonprofits rather extensively and know of no organization through which one's funds are better utilized.
Having worked directly with many of Harvest Bridge's partners on the ground in South Asia, I can testify firsthand to their commitment to advancing the Gospel and managing resources efficiently in the process. HB's partners are involved in a diverse array of ministries, from church planting to economic development to medical clinics to disaster relief - proclaiming the Kingdom in word and deed, often through suffering and persecution.
On the U.S.-based administrative side, substantial work is accomplished through volunteers to keep operating expenses at a minimum. The result is a win-win; more donor funds are available for HB's partners in South Asia, who are skilled at stewarding them wisely.
Please pray for Harvest Bridge's workers and prayerfully consider supporting HB financially.
My time volunteering with Harvest Bridge taught me so much about what it means to serve God excellently in missions. It is incredibly sad but far too easy for non-profits like Harvest Bridge to be become inefficient and ineffective.
After seeing the inner workings of Harvest Bridge, I can say with confidence that Harvest Bridge consistently delivers the Gospel to Southeast Asia in a way that is not only effective and sustainable, but makes the most of the resource it has been given.
I am excited to see how God will continue to use Harvest Bridge and those working through and with it to further His kingdom.
How Harvest Bridge is different:
1. Financial responsibility to donors.
It strives to keep overhead costs at a bare minimum, and is resourceful in ensuring the donor's dollar is stretched to the maximum. Minimal amounts are spent on fundraising, and great efforts are taken to invest in marginal people groups in South Asia.
2. Dedication/Passion for its Mission.
I have seen Harvest Bridge's work overseas, and the extraordinary commitment its affiliates show toward its mission. Harvest Bridge operates primarily through volunteers who are motivated by a desire to see the Gospel spread, and lives changed holistically.
3. Incredible Work!
Harvest Bridge uses creative avenues to accomplish its goals. By working through indigenous people, roadblocks are minimized. Local partners are on the ground and know the best ways to accomplish projects and spread the Gospel most effectively. The results are impressive!