Author Archives: Hank Rush

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 […]

A New Journey!

Last Friday, Star of Hope’s Youth Ministry, in partnership with Hope for Youth and Homemade Hope, held our 2019 Teen Graduation Celebration Banquet! This year we had the pleasure of celebrating 12 teens who accomplished this great milestone, 11 with aspirations for college and one teen with plans to attend culinary school. This year’s graduates […]

A Birthday Wish

Birthdays are a great time to reflect and celebrate a new year of life. It is also a time of gift giving and making someone’s wish come true. Do you recall a birthday wish you had that was intangible? Something that could have a meaningful and lasting positive impact on your life? We recently had […]
When I think of a mother, I think of what it means to be selfless, caring, and nurturing. I think of the true meaning of unconditional love … a mother’s love. Mother’s Day is coming up this week, and it brings me joy to know that our loving mothers will be pampered this special Sunday. […]
Last week at Star of Hope’s Women and Family Development Center, we were blessed to celebrate 10 women who were recognized for completing educational programs! Held in our Hope Chapel, these commencement ceremonies are a great opportunity to get a true understanding of what our residents have endured, how God has changed their lives, and […]

He is Risen!

Easter will soon be here! This Sunday will be a day to remember and reflect on God’s promise and the Good News of Jesus Christ! As we celebrate this holy week, I pray we all can share the joy of Easter and the good news with those in need of hope. At Star of Hope Mission, we encounter […]
Have you ever fallen on hard times and felt alone? I believe God allows us to go through storms in order to strengthen us and draw us closer to Him. Many of the residents at Star of Hope Mission have fallen on hard times, in need of hope and a savior. They come to our […]
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 […]