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Spotlight Child: Herkales

January 19, 2017

February is a special month, not just because of all the heart-shaped candies and cards you’ll find lining your grocery store shelves, but also because it’s Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Awareness Month. We’re excited for you to meet Herakles, who was born with CHD and a gastrointestinal condition. Herakles is a bright light to those […]


Life-Changing: A Parent’s View of a Show Hope Student Trip

January 12, 2017
Pre+Post Adoption Support

What is TBRI?

January 9, 2017
Pre+Post Adoption Support

The Soul Felt Its Worth

January 4, 2017

Although the Christmas season is fading into the past, it’s still sticking around in my mind. There’s something special about Christmas carols. Regardless of why we love them, there is significant truth in so many of the songs we sing. The first stanza of “O, Holy Night” contains the line, “Til He appeared and the […]

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January Prayer Focus: Baron

January 3, 2017

We’d like you to meet Baron. He’s a light to those around him, bringing a fun smile to any room he’s in. Baron is 3-and-a-half years old and was born with spina bifida. He came to our Care Center in Zhengzhou when he was almost 2 years old. It has been an honor to care for […]

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Why We Give

December 28, 2016

This past year we brought home our fourth child, our first through the miracle of adoption. Our son Jonah spent nearly 5 years at Maria’s Big House of Hope. He loves to tell stories of his time there, and look at pictures of all his friends in China. Recently, he fixated on a photo of […]

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Family is Another Word for Love

December 22, 2016

A story from a Show Hope family. July 25, 2013, is a day we will never forget. It is the day we first saw the faces of our son and daughter. We knew more clearly in that moment than ever before why God put us on the adoption journey. We said yes with so many […]

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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. […]