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3 Ways Children Can Care for Orphans

3 Ways Children Can Care for Orphans

In Matthew 19, Jesus says, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” Through his ministry here on earth, Jesus welcomed children and shared with those who would hear the importance of their value and place in his kingdom. As parents, we can…

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3 Prayers for Families Considering Adoption

Whether you are in the midst of an adoption journey or even simply considering taking the first steps toward one, the following are three prayers on which to focus. 1. Prayers for WisdomWe often turn to a trusted friend, family member, and/or mentor when needing advice. This wise counsel is good and needed. However, more…

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3 Factors Contributing to the Orphan Care Issue

3 Factors Contributing to the Orphan Care Issue

The work of Show Hope exists to care for orphans by engaging the Church and reducing barriers to adoption. There are an estimated 15 million children in the world who have lost both parents. Many children who have been orphaned encounter significant early challenges and trauma related to malnutrition, abuse, neglect, and/or unaddressed medical needs.…

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15 Quotes About Parenthood

Father and son hugging

  No matter how God has built your family—parenting is a gift and a privilege, but it is hard. Every day, we need hope, encouragement, insight, and laughter. The following are some of our favorite quotes about parenthood. It’s our hope that you read, knowing that you are not alone on this journey. Others are…

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20+ Travel Tips for International Adoption

Mother and daughter embracing

International travel of any kind can be difficult, especially when you’re traveling to a new country to meet your child for the first time. In an effort to help make your trip a little easier, we’ve compiled a list of 20+ travel tips for international adoption from parents who’ve walked this road before.   While…

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8 Steps to Adoption

8 Steps to Adoption

  Adoption can be a varied and sometimes complex process, making each experience unique. However, there are several basic steps common to most adoptions. Understanding these can help make the journey more manageable. Here are 8 steps to adoption:   1. Prepare Properly. It is important to assess your motivation and readiness to expand your…

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3 Things the Bible Says About Adoption

3 Things the Bible Says About Adoption

What does the Bible say about adoption? The theme of adoption is woven throughout Scripture, serving to not only strengthen our faith but to also encourage us as we press into the needs of waiting children around the world. We’ve talked about what the Bible says about orphans and how Scripture encourages us to address…

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10 Bible Verses About Children

Bible Verses About Children

Many verses throughout Scripture give us a glimpse inside God’s heart for his little ones. Here’s a list of 10 Bible verses about children.

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5 Reasons Adoption Can Be Expensive

The Burgess Family

    The cost of adoption can range between $25,000 and $50,000. At first glance, that can be overwhelming for many families. However, adoption is a life-changing journey that helps restore hope to a waiting child and exemplifies God’s love. The power of this journey is seen through the testimonies of families and children who…

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