Skip to content

Posts by Anna Wilt

Meet the Lees

Father and mother hugging their three children

“We’ve been telling everyone that God has been very kind to our family. You are his gift to us. He knows you so well, and we look forward to knowing you too and living life together.” Jessica and Aaron Lee The goal of Show Hope’s Adoption Aid grants is to fund 25 to 35 percent…

Read More

When Love Won

Girl making a heart shape with her hands

Dear friends, As Easter approaches, I have been thinking a lot about the resurrection of Jesus. As I reflect on this miraculous, literal life-altering, history-changing event, I am always humbled that as a Christian, the God of the universe put on flesh, took the weight of my sin, and paid for it with His life.…

Read More

Twenty Years of Show Hope: Reflecting on the Past and Embracing the Future

Dear friends, Today, I sit here in profound gratitude for you, as I reflect upon the incredible journey that Show Hope has taken over the past 20 years. It feels like just yesterday that my husband, Steven, and I embarked on this remarkable “great adventure” of hope, and the impact we have witnessed is immeasurable.…

Read More

2023 Adoption Hall of Fame Inductee Mary Beth Chapman

In late October, the National Council for Adoption (NCFA) announced Show Hope Co-founder and Chairman of the Board Mary Beth Chapman as the 2023 inductee to the Adoption Hall of Fame. This award is given to recognize those who exhibit outstanding dedication to service and sacrifice to the cause of adoption and those who have…

Read More

Created to Connect: Learning to Trust and Let Go of Fear

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

Read More

The Kindness of the Lord

For 20 years, Show Hope—guided by our Founders, Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman— has helped more than 8,600 children come to know the love, security, and permanency of a family through adoption while also equipping and mobilizing parents, caregivers, families, students, churches, and professionals to care holistically for the children entrusted to them. If…

Read More

Better Together: How Caring Well for a Child Includes Community

There’s a reason the phrase It takes a village is a popular one among parents and caregivers. Whether the road has led you to adoption and/or foster care, it is important to remember that your journey is not meant to be traveled alone. No matter how much experience you have or how much knowledge you…

Read More

Below the Surface: Why We Invest in Students

By Bethany Briley, Show Hope’s Former Coordinator of Student Initiatives Why does Show Hope invest in students? Truthfully, there are many ways to answer this question. However, the most succinct way to explain the importance of Show Hope investing, equipping, and mobilizing students can be found in Show Hope’s logo. The Show Hope tree does…

Read More

Beyond Their Wildest Dreams

Four years into their process to adopt from Ethiopia, Marcus and Kayla Mackey received difficult news. The Ethiopian government was suspending all intercountry adoptions. Yet amid their confusion and heartbreak, Marcus and Kayla prayed for guidance. “We still wanted to adopt, and we still felt God saying, You have a son somewhere,” Kayla said. “Eventually,…

Read More

Site Developed by 5by5 - A Change Agency