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Blessings Along the Way

We first introduced you to the Woller family, who were adopting from Burkina Faso, in April 2022 as one of the featured families of Show Hope’s 20/20 Campaign. Take a closer look at the Woller family and updates to their story.  Amber and Matthew Woller have always felt led to adopt, after both having different…

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A Weight Lifted

Aubrey and Ryan Bauer knew before they ever got married the Lord was calling them to adopt. They started dating in high school and continued dating through college, always staying on the same page about their future. After having their first two children, Ellory and Emmett, they knew it was time to start answering the…

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The Financial Barrier to Adoption

There are approximately 15 million children around the globe who have been orphaned. Here in the U.S. alone, there are more than 100,000 children in the foster care system who have had parental rights terminated. This global issue crosses international borders, racial divides, and economic classes. It impacts children from every walk of life, and…

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A Beam of Light

A Beam of Light

Beam of light. That is what Nolitha’s name means in Xhosa, one of the official languages of South Africa where she was born. And according to Jane and Aaron Littmann, her name could not be more accurate.  “Every photo we received of her [before bringing her home] proved that to be true,” Aaron said. “She…

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Surprise!

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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Meet the McGlathery Family

We are the McGlathery family from Tennessee. We are advocates [for children who have been orphaned] and parents who have grown our family through adoption. We firmly believe that if the Lord calls you to adopt, he will provide. The Lord has used Show Hope to answer prayers for both of our adoption journeys, and…

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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…

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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,…

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Meet the Fain Family

“The first 12 months of our adoption process were filled with paperwork, interviews, fingerprints, documentation, letters, references, trainings, education, home inspections, translations, notaries, medical and psychological evaluations … the list went on and the needle was always moving. Every task brought us one step closer to our son, and we could physically measure our progress…

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Meet the Perrott Family

This month, we invite you into the stories of families like the Perrotts—families waiting to welcome home their children through adoption.  With the cost of adoption ranging between $25,000 and $50,000, this is simply outside the reach of most families. But Show Hope.  For 20 years now, through the help of a Show Hope Adoption…

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