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 […]

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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 […]

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Building Updates at Maria’s Big House of Hope

July 29, 2015

Over the next few months, there will be some new and exciting things happening at Maria’s Big House of Hope (MBHOH)! In an effort to maintain and continue to improve the level of care provided to children at MBHOH, we are partnering with the Children’s Welfare Institute (CWI) in Luoyang to update our facility. This […]

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Show Hope Vision Weekend in Washington, DC

June 23, 2015

On June 12-15, 2015, several members of the Show Hope staff joined over 50 Show Hope donors in Washington, DC for a weekend of sight-seeing, music, and celebrating the movement to care for orphans! Check out the slideshow below to see photos from the weekend:


4 Key Takeaways from the Empowered to Connect Simulcast

May 5, 2015

If you participated in our first ever Empowered to Connect Simulcast in April 2015, we want to thank you for joining us and nearly 20,000 others across North, Central, and South America. By your presence it is clear that you are deeply committed to the children you are called to love and serve.  This makes […]


Looking Back on 2014 with Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman

January 23, 2015

Dear Friends, I can’t believe all that God has done and continues to do through the efforts of the Show Hope team…and that includes you! Steven and I are so thankful that you are a part of this team that God has built and is building to restore the hope of a family to orphans […]

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Nanyang Care Center: “God will provide!”

July 22, 2014

Less than a month ago, I was standing in the halls of Show Hope’s new care center in Nanyang. A team of us had traveled over to meet with the authorities and see the building. Once we were there, the authorities informed us that they would like to offer us the option of having a much larger, three-story […]