Author Archives: Hank Rush

The message of restoration and peace is what we share every day with all who come to the Star of Hope Mission. It’s our goal that once they have overcome their immediate crisis situation, they will choose to stay with us, long enough to receive the help they need to achieve independent living once again. […]

A House Built on Sand

At Star of Hope Mission, our goal is to help our residents through their immediate crisis situation, then to find or renew their faith in Christ, and eventually achieve independent living once again. A gentleman by the name of Jon is a perfect example of how change can happen. Jon met Jesus in the Star […]
I’m truly inspired by how God uses the Star of Hope and its supporters to touch lives. People are led to our doors in need of assistance, to get on the right path to a better life. I love when I meet people who have volunteered and donated to the Star of Hope because they […]

Give Hope to Others!

How do I give hope to others? This is a question I think we should ask ourselves and strive to accomplish every day. I would like to share a story with you, one that captures how the simplest things can bring others the hope they desperately need. Last Friday, staff members from Andersen Tax took […]

Piece by Peace

In three weeks, we will once again celebrate the Star of Hope Annual Banquet scheduled for Friday, February 15 at the Hilton Americas Hotel. We hope you will join us! I would like to thank our Host Committee Chairs Marian and Willie Langston for their steadfast support of Star of Hope and this year’s event. […]

New Year, New Home!

Happy New Year! I hope your year is off to a great start! For many of us, a new year brings self-reflection, resolutions, and new opportunities. At Star of Hope Mission, the New Year also brings hope and a new start at life for many of our residents and Outreach clients. Last month was very […]

This Christmas …

Christmas time is such a wonderful time of the year. Each year, we enjoy wonderful Christmas music, homes are decorated with Christmas lights abound, and we ponder the great message of the Gospel; God’s amazing gift of His son, Jesus … to US. The Gospel is a wonderful reminder of God’s grace and mercy over […]
The season of Thanksgiving and joy is here! Each year November brings the holiday season, with our celebration of Thanksgiving this month and then the celebration of Jesus’ birth in December at Christmas. I don’t know about you, but this is my favorite time of the year! The holidays are full of time with family […]
When most people think of the homeless, they think of a man on the street holding a sign. The harsh reality is that the homeless are not only men but women and children too. These are the people we serve at Star of Hope Mission. Although, the face of homelessness has changed our goal to […]

A Man Made Fruitful!

Many of our residents come to Star of Hope with a desire to change their lives. Many struggle with this desire, but my prayers are to help them reach their goals to grow in Christ and to succeed in life. Success stories are continuous reminders of why I love being here at Star of Hope. […]