Our Story 

How it all started...

Our founder, Kara "Cobby" Bright made a lasting impression on people he met. His commitment to Christ and kids began long before Brightway Center was a reality. As a teacher and coach, Kara saw first-hand the challenges youth face and, over time, became concerned with their moral and ethical character development. Kara was well aware of the powerful connection between the ... READ MORE

Expanding the vision...

Brightway's leadership team forged ahead to make Kara's vision a reality. Brightway Center sits on 177 acres in rural Rayland, Ohio, so the first priority was to get the property ready. Renovations began in 2009 with the Bright family home and finished in 2012 with the state-of-the-art activity center. Youth programming at Brightway began a year later. That same year the community sent out a cry for help in response to a ... READ MORE

Where we are headed...

 It has always been our plan to touch as many students as possible. Brightway’s delivery system is flexible, programs are delivered on site, at our facility and online. As we move into the 21st century, we are looking at even more ways to connect. We will be adding secular and non-secular webinars to our program delivery options. Our goal is to provide relevant content that is available anytime, anywhere, anyplace.

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