Author Archives: Hank Rush

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 […]
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 […]