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A Child's Present, A Father's Hope

The Bible says that the Messiah will "turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers" (Malachi 4:6). At the Star of Hope Men's Development Center we teach our men that there is a galactic difference between paternity and fatherhood. Paternity requires no relationship and no sacrifice. Fatherhood does. Paternity is the compromise of the Godless.... Read More »
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25 Days of Christmas Miracles

In Colossians 3:19 the Bible instructs Christians that we are to "sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in our hearts to God." Here at the Men's Development Center that challenge is taken seriously. At virtually any time of the day, the sound of rejoicing can be heard emanating from some corner or corridor of this sacred building. There is an inbuilt gladness attached to being in a... Read More »
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The Grace and Mercy of Christ at the Men's Shelter

My name is Dick Druary. I am the Director of the Men's Development Center (euphemistically known as the "Men's Shelter") for Star of Hope. I am an ordained Presbyterian pastor and have served churches in Houston, TX, Orange, TX, Montgomery, AL, and Hollywood, CA. I am delighted to be helping shepherd in and through Star of Hope what is arguably the most diverse and dynamic flock imaginable. In our... Read More »
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The Smell

My first experience with the Star of Hope Men's Shelter (or with any shelter, for that matter) occurred when I was 17 years old. Without knowing what a rescue mission was, one Sunday evening I joined several older men from my church who regularly made their way to an old brick building in the bowels of downtown Houston. Having recently been brought to faith in Jesus I was hungry for the witness... Read More »
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