Author Archives: Hank Rush

Star of Hope has been a helping hand to Houston’s homeless for 112 years. Just when they hit rock bottom and feel like giving up, God redirects their paths and brings them here for a closer relationship with Him and a new life. I’d like to share with you a beautiful story about a woman […]
I find it so inspiring to see how God changes the lives of our residents at the Star of Hope. Many of them have endured things that I can’t even imagine, but I believe God has a plan to bring us closer to Him and ultimately make us stronger. I’d like to share with you […]
At the Star of Hope, we see wonderful stories of how God has brought hope to our residents’ lives. I believe no one is brought to Star of Hope by mistake, and this is apparent in their testimonies. Some life experiences are truly remarkable. We’ve all heard the stories of Jesus healing the sick and […]
Life changes are made at the Star of Hope. Many of our residents have endured traumatic experiences and come to our doors in need of help. It’s difficult to understand the hardships God has us go through, but we soon realize it took a difficult situation to bring us closer to Him and ultimately make […]

Off to a great start!

As children head back to school they enter the classroom with new shoes, school supplies, and uniforms. This is common for the first day of school and is the foundation to having a successful beginning. Unfortunately, there are some parents who cannot afford to provide their children with these basic necessities … especially homeless families. […]
At the Star of Hope, our desire is to heal the broken, teach them life skills and the importance of trusting in God, especially during hard times. Instead of putting faith in God, some of our residents tried to handle things on their own and ended up on the streets. A particular story comes to […]
When we think of all the hurting people who enter Star of Hope Mission, we often wonder what or who led them to our doors. I believe everything happens for a reason and God uses various people or situations in our lives to direct our paths. A story of a young man named Talton reassures […]

A Greater Purpose!

Lives are changed every day at the Star of Hope. By the grace of God and with your generous gifts, we assist individuals at their most vulnerable and help them get back on the right track to live productive, God-filled lives. I wanted to share one of our resident’s life changing story with you … […]
At Star of Hope we see single mothers come into our facility broken and defeated. They need help providing for their children and are in search of hope. Through educational, personal development, and biblical classes, we can help our residents get on their feet, make positive life changes, and most importantly build a relationship with […]
Summer is finally here! For children, that means a break from school and more time for fun in the sun! Soon our Star of Hope children will be heading to camp where they will spend time fishing, swimming, horseback riding and participating in activities that will share the truth of the Gospel and teach the […]