Author Archives: Hank Rush

A Light in the Darkness

When we come upon hard times, it is easy to get lost in our pain. In our darkest moments we must choose to seek the Lord. Like many who have struggled with grief, Jacob was lost to his demons. His past experiences left him depressed and broken but soon he found his purpose through faith […]

Renewed in Christ

Many people think of the new year as a new opportunity for growth. You may envision the beginning of a new year as a time to reset, refresh and refocus on what is most important in your life. Having your best year starts by knowing you are made new through Jesus Christ. Residents at Star […]

Running to the Lord

When we run from our pain, we are ultimately running from the Lord. Though we may go through trials in our lives, we can trust in God to deliver us from the darkness. Growing up in an abusive home, Lizmarie believed running was her only choice to escape her demons. This is her story: I […]

God is With Me

I believe God has an ultimate plan for each of our lives. Though we may go through hardships, I am blessed to see His handiwork every day at Star of Hope. Those in need come to us in search of God’s help, those like Shawn, who grew up in an abusive, unhealthy home. This is […]
When we are feeling lonely and hopeless, God is there to provide for us. Our darkest moments are when we must choose to seek Him first. Like many of us who have experienced challenging times, Brittney felt she was at a crossroads. She was lost in her pain and turned away from the Lord. Then, […]

Child of God

Sometimes we can become lost in the ways of the world and search for things only the Lord can provide. Through God’s glory, I have been blessed to witness His work in thousands of lives. At Star of Hope we help guide those who are lost and hurting, looking for a place to heal. For […]

Fresh Start to a New Year

It is back-to-school time for the children at Star of Hope! The first day of classes can be an exciting time, but it can also be stressful for those parents without the means to buy proper school supplies or even the simplest things like new uniforms or the right-sized shoe. Thankfully, we have the support […]

Walk in God’s Words

Hurting people come to the doors of Star of Hope in need of a hot meal and a safe place to stay. As I think back on the individuals we have been blessed to serve, I am reminded of God’s grace. He can change any life no matter the circumstance. God uses us as a […]

God Loves Me!

Life can provide us with many obstacles, sometimes these challenges cause us to become lost. At Star of Hope, we help homeless men, women and children find the right path in life and become closer to God. You and your support make a difference in their lives. A resident by the name of Kathryn was […]

Summer is Here!

Summer is here! For children, that means a break from school and more time for fun in the sun! 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 share the truth of the Gospel and teach the children […]