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Pass It On: Q&A With Baylor University’s Phi Kappa Chi Fraternity

Phi Kappa Chi basketball team huddled together

In the fall of 2023, Baylor University fraternity Phi Kappa Chi named Show Hope their official philanthropy, led by Senior Philanthropy Committee Chair Gabe Jensen. Although this unique connection has only existed for less than nine months, Phi Kappa Chi has already begun to incorporate Show Hope into the life of their fraternity, including completing…

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God’s Heart for Children

God's Heart for Children

“For you formed my inward parts;you knitted me together in my mother’s womb.I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.”— Psalm 139:13-14 We serve a God who cares deeply for children who have been orphaned. Throughout Scripture, we see God’s compassion for the poor,…

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What’s Next for Pause Campaign?

Pause Campaign

What would it look like for a group of students to put away distractions for seven days and focus on children who have been orphaned? This was the vision Show Hope had in the fall of 2016 when Pause Campaign (Pause) officially launched, with its aim of engaging students in the work to care for…

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The Knowledge Barrier to Adoption

Many individuals who have the ability to make a difference in the lives of waiting children do not take action simply because they are unaware of the needs or don’t know where to begin.  For us at Show Hope, we see this knowledge gap as a barrier to adoption, and there are three specific ways…

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Ryan Neises

Ryan Neises and his wife, Kelsey, have been discussing adoption being part of their family story since marrying. During some of their initial research, they came across Show Hope and found it to be helpful in understanding the barriers to adoption and some of the challenges that they could potentially face. Ryan, who serves as…

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The Why

How Did We Get Here?  For the LORD your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God, who is not partial and takes no bribe. He executes justice for the fatherless and the widow, and loves the sojourner, giving him food and clothing. Love the sojourner,…

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The Need

… to you the helpless commits himself; you have been the helper of the fatherless. … O LORD, you hear the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen their heart; you will incline your ear to do justice to the fatherless and the oppressed, so that man who is of the earth may strike terror…

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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…

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