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Pre+Post Adoption Support

Hope for the Journey Conference Commonly Asked Questions

In late spring, Show Hope announced plans for its new Hope for the Journey Conference (formerly known as the Empowered to Connect Conference). The live conference and simulcast is planned for Saturday, April 9, 2021, in the Greater Nashville, Tennessee, area with a rebroadcast period of April 16–May 31, 2021. The following are commonly asked…

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TBRIⓇ Practical Application Videos with Cindy Lee

The adoption journey doesn’t end the day a child is welcomed home. In many ways, it is just beginning. That’s why Show Hope is committed to providing families impacted by adoption and/or foster care with real, practical, tools to help their children thrive. Working in conjunction with Cindy Lee, licensed clinical social worker and co-founder…

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Hope for the Journey Conference

At the very core of who we are exists a deep desire and fundamental need for connection, belonging, and security found only within relationship.  The mutual exchange of love between the Father, Son, and Spirit is imprinted on the human soul—we bear the Imago Dei, “image of God.” As the creation narrative unfolds, God reflects…

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Helpful Parenting Resources for Adoptive & Foster Families Amidst COVID-19

Children who know the impact of trauma and early loss often struggle daily with fear, anxiety, and isolation. These emotions and feelings are most certainly heightened and triggered during this season of “safer at home” mandates and restrictions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fear is real for us, as parents, so it must be…

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Carver Family

See Show Hope’s impact in the life of a family and the entire state of Louisiana. In November 2012, Kim and Kristyn Carver lay awake in their hotel room in Franklin, Tennessee, asking God a series of questions. After being introduced to Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman along with Scott Hasenbalg (Show Hope’s founding…

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An Excerpt from “Created to Connect: A Christian’s Guide to The Connected Child”

Created to Connect

The following is excerpted from “Created to Connect: A Christian’s Guide to The Connected Child.” Created by Dr. Karyn Purvis with Michael and Amy Monroe, “Created to Connect” serves as a dynamic resource for those looking to draw helpful and encouraging parallels between the Christian faith and the foundational teachings of Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®). …

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The Gospel in Pre+Post Adoption Support

By Emily Chapman Richards, Executive Director of Show Hope At the very core of who we are exists a deep desire and fundamental need for connection, belonging, and security found only within relationship. This eternal truth can be traced back to the very beginning of time. “Then God said, ‘Let us make man in our…

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The Vision for Pre+Post Adoption Support

As followers of Christ, it seems that God often invites us into journeys where only the first few steps are clear. Without any real idea of where a journey will lead, we follow, hoping the path will be filled with awe and wonder, and often it is. But that journey can also turn out much…

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VIDEO: The Impact of the Empowered to Connect Conference

  The Empowered to Connect Conference is coming to Fort Worth, TX this Spring. And the live simulcast? It’s coming to a town near you. The resources and training offered through this conference and simulcast have impacted thousands of children and families across the world, and we don’t want you to miss out. Live Event…

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You Are Invited to Host the Empowered to Connect Conference Simulcast

Even though there’s only one month until the Empowered to Connect Conference, there’s still time for you to register to host a live simulcast. In partnership with the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at TCU, the Empowered to Connect Conference provides practical ways to begin the healing journey so many children need. By hosting a simulcast,…

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