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4 Ways Your Family Can Help Orphans

It’s a question we get often at Show Hope … ‘How can my family help orphans?’ Family reflects God’s love and community and is meant for his glory. We believe family plays a powerful role in the care for children who have been orphaned. As Show Hope Co-founder Mary Beth Chapman often says, “Not everyone…

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7 Great Quotes About Family

Built on a strong foundation, families have the opportunity to fill the world around them with love. Here are 7 great quotes about family.

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An Open Letter: ‘Thank You, Show Hope’

My birthday this year goes down in history as one of the BEST so far! We spent the morning home schooling with my girls. It was calm and productive, which in my world right now is a huge success. Then we were off to volunteer. Yep, you heard that right. Volunteer. I’m not really a party…

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4 Ways Your Church Can Care for Orphans

God clearly outlines our call to care for children who have been orphaned in James 1:27, “Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.” As a local church, the question isn’t, “Should we care for…

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How You Can Help Orphans

How to Help Orphans

There is a place for you in adoption advocacy and orphan care efforts.  But where do you begin? How can you make an impact? How can you help children who have been orphaned? These are fair, legitimate questions, and they are natural ones to ask when faced with such a global issue. But we cannot…

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A Most Special Day

Today, May 24th, is the day my daughter came home. It was a great day 16 years ago when she was placed in my arms, and my life was changed forever! When I think about this day, what I remember the most is being stunned at my immediate love and devotion to this little girl.…

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The Spencer Family Adoption Journey

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…

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