Author Archives: Hank Rush

Jesus is restoring lives at the Star of Hope Mission! Every day, broken people come to our doors because they are tired of living apart from God. At the Star of Hope, their physical needs are met and God rebuilds their lives on His solid foundation. I would love to share one of our resident’s […]
Last week at our Women and Family Development Center’s Commencement Ceremony, we celebrated nine women who were recognized for completing various Star of Hope educational programs. It is an amazing feeling witnessing the life transformation our residents achieve through Star of Hope Mission’s Personal, Professional, and Spiritual Development Programs.   When homeless women and children […]

One Step Away from Home!

Next month we will celebrate the Star of Hope Annual Banquet scheduled for Tuesday, February 25 at the Hilton Americas Hotel. We hope you will join us! I would like to thank our Host Committee Chairs, Donna and Mike Bahorich, for their assistance with this year’s event and their ongoing support of Star of Hope. […]

Celebration of Hope!

Christmas will be here soon, and it is great to see everyone’s joyful spirits! We can get so busy during the holidays … time spent decorating, gift shopping, with friends and preparing for family visits. But like you, I try to savor the moments of Joy and Thankfulness to God for the amazing gift of […]
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 […]