Author Archives: Hank Rush


I am so excited about the upcoming “Forever” Star of Hope Annual Banquet! It will be held Friday, February 16, 2024, at the Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel. I sincerely hope you will join me for this special night. I want to thank our Host Committee Chairs, Cathy and David Finck, for serving as ambassadors for this […]
As we approach a new year, I am reminded of everything I am thankful for. It is a blessing to serve Christ at Star of Hope and witness the life change happening every day. Many who come here have carried the pain of their childhood with them for years. For Jacora, facing the world without […]
Each year, as we approach the holiday season, I remind myself of everything I am thankful for. It is a blessing to serve Christ at Star of Hope and to witness the life change happening every day. Many who come to our doors are in need of guidance after years lost to addiction. For Timothy, […]

He Holds Me Up

Many who come to Star of Hope have lost themselves to the ways of the world. They arrive seeking the guidance they have longed for in their lives. Wynter struggled to find who she was on her own after the passing of a beloved family member. After losing her way, she came to Star of […]
I am blessed to say that Star of Hope has recently celebrated six years of providing life-changing services at the Women and Family Development Center at our Cornerstone Community® transformational campus! We opened our doors in August of 2017; in that time, the Lord has done incredible things. I continue to feel more and more […]

Hope for the Hopeless

Many who enter the doors of Star of Hope are looking to heal from painful memories of the past. Lacking a father’s love led Jose down a dark path as a teen. Without a spiritual and earthly father, he turned to drugs and alcohol. This is his story: I was born and raised in Southern […]
A new school year is beginning across the city! That excited feeling of starting school is special for so many of usꟷour own memories of picking out school supplies and shoes for the year, and for some of us, sharing that same excitement with our children and grandchildren when they start school. However, for homeless […]

God Reached Out to Me

At Star of Hope, many who come here are hurting and suffering from painful memories of their past. We have all known and experienced grief at one time in our lives. For David, losing his wife caused him to retreat into a dark spiral – until he found his way to Christ. This is his […]

Putting God First

This past June, we were blessed to have our largest graduating class ever at the Women and Family Development Center! Reflecting on this amazing achievement, I am reminded of the strength and resilience of every resident who has graduated from our programs. Many who have come to Star of Hope arrived at our doors broken […]
Summer may almost be over, but children at Star of Hope are still celebrating! Before the school year begins, children can enjoy their time off and get more time for fun. Next week our Star of Hope children will be heading to camp, where they will spend time fishing, swimming, ziplining and participating in activities that will […]