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General Updates

General Updates

Merry Christmas from the Chapman family!

December 19, 2016

This time of year is so important. It is a time to be thankful for what we have, to rejoice in the love God has given us, and to give that love to others. This is also a time of waiting. We celebrate with great hope the glory that is yet to come in Jesus. […]

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General Updates

Dr. Karyn Purvis: A Legacy of Hope and Healing

April 20, 2016

It was such an honor to once again present the Empowered To Connect Conference and Simulcast last week. Thank you for taking the time to join us for such an important event. As many of you have likely already heard, we are deeply saddened to share that Dr. Karyn Purvis passed away on Tuesday April […]

General Updates

Honoring Dr. Karyn Purvis

April 12, 2016

We are deeply saddened to share the passing of Dr. Karyn Purvis, a leading force in TCU’s Institute of Child Development. Dr. Purvis changed the lives of countless individuals for the better as she used her gifts, research, and talents to advocate and meet the needs of vulnerable children and their families. Through her tireless efforts, […]

Adoption Aid

5000 Orphans No More

December 9, 2015

  Adoption is a beautiful thing. We desire for every child to know the love and protection of a family. So far, over 5,000 children have come to know that love with the help of a Show Hope grant. While we rejoice in that, we also know that many children are still waiting. There is […]

Adoption Aid

An Open Letter from Steven Curtis Chapman

December 8, 2015

Dear Friends, Through the years I’ve often been asked in interviews around Christmas time, “What is the best Christmas gift you remember as a kid?” As cliché as it sounds, the first answer that always comes to mind is “my first real guitar” when I was 8 years old. I had a toy guitar that […]


Merry Music with Steven Curtis Chapman and Andrew Peterson

December 2, 2015

Music moves souls. It expresses what we cannot say. It gives praise to a great, creative God. Spirit-filled music is a great way to spread hope during the Christmas season. Steven Curtis Chapman and Andrew Peterson will both be sharing the story of Show Hope this Christmas, and we’d love for you to join with […]


Show Hope Fellowship Weekend: A Celebration of Hope

November 20, 2015

When Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman founded Show Hope in 2003, they hosted the first Fellowship Weekend in a barn. It was a small gathering. A group of friends who came together around a passion to care for orphans. At the time, Mary Beth’s dream was to help 100 waiting children come home. Now, […]


4 Unique Ways to Share Show Hope with Friends and Family

November 4, 2015

In 2003, Show Hope was founded by Steven Curtis and Mary Beth Chapman as a movement to care for orphans. Since it’s inception, Show Hope has sought to restore the hope of a family to orphans in distress around the world by enabling more children to enter families through Adoption Aid grants, through providing acute […]