Taste and See

“Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!” Psalm 34:8 (ESV) Think about what you do when you eat something incredible. It’s the best thing you’ve ever tried. Do you just walk away and think, “Well, that’s was good”? Of course not! Everything else you put… Read More»

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Striving with His Energy

As you know, our annual Race for Hope is quickly approaching. As we prepare for this event, we are praying for every participant – that they will be safe and have the stamina and energy needed to run the race. When running a race, energy can waver. But God calls us to a much more… Read More»


International Impact

We have had a number of interns from around the world serve at Vision of Hope.  Not only have they blessed us through their year of ministry, but we have been able to train and equip them to be leaders in biblical counseling.  We are thankful for God giving us many opportunities to train interns… Read More»


Reclaimed Hope is Expanding!

You have heard some things about Reclaimed Hope, LLC through our blog, but you may not realize all the ways that it is expanding! Heather Starkweather, the clinical director at Vision of Hope, had been dreaming of VOH owning a vintage upcycle shop for years. Sharing her love of crafting with her daughter, this desire led… Read More»


Perseverance in the Race

The Bible talks a lot about perseverance. According to Webster, the definition of perseverance is: continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition. One of the more well-known passages in the Bible that speaks about perseverance is Hebrews 12:1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses,… Read More»

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God Freely Gives

After graduating college, I was facing a number of transitions. They were all the normal, expected changes you face in a season like that: saying goodbye to college friends, looking ahead to new responsibilities, a new job, new coworkers, moving, etc.  There was no great trial or hardship, but I felt worried and unsettled over… Read More»

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Race for Hope: What’s the Big Deal?

You’ve heard us talk about the upcoming Race for Hope fundraiser. But perhaps you’re wondering, “Why should I donate? What would my money be going towards?” Did you know that since opening, Vision of Hope has served 218 young women? We have seen 69 salvations and have had 62 graduates. Those numbers represent many lives who have been… Read More»

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What Shall We Say?

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us? For the Christian, the truth of Romans 8:31 is astonishing. Interestingly enough, Paul poses these truths as questions, but they are rhetorical questions, to which we are to know the answers. The first question is “What then shall… Read More»


Race for Hope: Get Involved!

One neat aspect of our annual Race for Hope fundraiser is how many sacrificial individuals work together to make this event run smoothly. Each year we ask for volunteers to help at registration tables, water stations, setting up and tearing down, etc. And each year we are so blessed to see many individuals from our… Read More»


Spring Meditations

What is it about spring that is so wonderful? Obviously, the warmer temperatures and longer days of sunlight are most welcome.  More than that though is the new life popping up.  The grass is getting its green hue back, the tress are starting to bud, and those ugly, dead-looking bulbs you planted in the fall… Read More»

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