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How to Decide on an Adoption Agency

February 21, 2017

This the is part two of our blog series “So, You’re Thinking About Adopting.” We highly encourage you to read part one if you haven’t already, and you can go check that out here. If you have, and you’re here, then you’re stepping into the first big, tangible decision in the adoption process. Our most frequently […]

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So, You’re Thinking About Adoption

February 17, 2017

To begin, we need to start with an important belief held by Show Hope: Not everyone is called to adopt, but everyone is called to do something. Adoption is not the only answer to solving the global orphan crisis, but one of many options to be considered when praying over how God has called you […]

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Family is Another Word for Love

December 22, 2016

A story from a Show Hope family. July 25, 2013, is a day we will never forget. It is the day we first saw the faces of our son and daughter. We knew more clearly in that moment than ever before why God put us on the adoption journey. We said yes with so many […]

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God’s Promise: An Adoption Story

August 5, 2016

The floor of my daughter’s bedroom is holy ground. It’s where I knelt and prayed the night before I left my home and traveled to the other side of the world to be with her. It’s where she danced and laughed with her brothers on the night we first came home, amazing joy bubbling out […]

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Following God’s Lead: An Adoption Story

July 6, 2016

Money. That word produces a lot of different feelings. For many, it brings panic. For others, it brings stress. And for some, it elicits pride. However thinking of money makes you feel, it’s a nearly inescapable part of our lives. For the McKoy family, it provided a lesson they want to share with others: Don’t […]

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A Beautiful Adoption Story

June 22, 2016

When Monica and I got engaged, we dreamed of adopting. That same year, we went to China together as college students.   We lived in China from 1998 to 2003, and we fell in love with the people and culture. After our sons Daniel and Jonathan were born in 2001, and Samuel in 2004, we […]

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4 Important Stats About The Orphan Crisis

May 25, 2016

The orphan crisis is a global tragedy. It crosses international borders, racial divides, and economic classes. It impacts children from every walk of life, and something must be done about it. Right now, there are more than 150 million children in the world living as orphans. In America, there are currently around 400,000 children living […]

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The Spencer Family Adoption Journey

May 19, 2016

From before we got married, Lindsey and I discussed the possibility of adopting someday. After our son Luke was born, we knew we wanted another child. We discussed, prayed, and bit our fingernails over the possibility of adoption. By June 2014, we decided the Lord was indeed leading us to adopt. When we began, we […]