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How Will Adoption Impact My Marriage?

Your relationship with your spouse will be impacted by your decision to add a child to your family—whether by birth or adoption. Because of this, it is crucial that you are open and honest as you process your hopes, questions, and concerns with your spouse. Seek advice from a counselor or therapist who has a…

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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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Advocating for Your Child 

Young boy smiling at the camera holding both of his parents' hands.

According to “Merriam-Webster,” an advocate is “one who pleads the cause of another … one who defends … one who supports.” Your child or teen needs an advocate on his or her side—someone to plead, defend, and support him or her in the classroom, at the doctor’s office, and even within your home. And by…

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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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How to Apply for a Show Hope Adoption Aid Grant

Am I Eligible to Adopt?

With the cost of adoption ranging between $25,000 and $50,000, this is simply outside the reach of many families. Show Hope’s Adoption Aid grants help break down that financial barrier to adoption, though, and to date, nearly 8,300 children have been helped home to the love, security, and permanency of a family through the assistance…

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Exploring the Different Types of Adoption

Willful Disobedience? Think Again.

When you first begin the journey, learning the ins and outs of the adoption process can feel overwhelming. There is a lot of information to absorb and a lot of decisions to make. How do you know which type of adoption is right for you and your family? What are the different types of adoption?…

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He Will Surely Do It

Chelsea Sobolik

By Chelsea Sobolik My husband and I knew before we were married that the Lord was calling us to build our family through adoption. When I was 18, I was diagnosed with a somewhat rare medical condition that prevents me from bearing babies biologically. The majority of people walk through childlessness as a married couple,…

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Running the Race Before Us

Lola Ho and her family

Lola Ho loves to run. She’s from a town just northeast of Nashville, Tennessee, that’s wild about cross-country running. And from time to time, if you happen to walk through a community grocery store with Lola, she’s recognized as a local inspiration. Lola, who is now 14 years old, is blind in both eyes, but…

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How Adoption Found the McCains

The McCain Duo

The McCain family doesn’t live a typical 9-to-5 lifestyle. Artina, a concert pianist, professor, and speaker, and Martin, a bass trombonist and educator, record and tour with each other. Together known as The McCain Duo, Artina and Martin have traveled the world performing and educating musicians. And much like their careers, their adoption journey is…

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