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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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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 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 not…

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Why It’s Important to Educate and Mobilize Students

Pause Campaign

Show Hope’s current Student Initiative, Pause Campaign, is a seven-day social media fast where students dive into devotional content that is designed first, to educate them on the needs of children who have been orphaned. And second, to mobilize these young leaders in taking the next steps in providing care for vulnerable children and support…

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Getting to Know Bethany Briley–Show Hope’s Coordinator of Student Initiatives

Bethany Briley

Show Hope Co-founder Mary Beth Chapman sat down with Bethany Briley, Show Hope’s Coordinator of Student Initiatives. For 14 years, Show Hope has equipped and mobilized more than 23,000 students on college campuses, in middle and high school classrooms, and through youth ministries at churches across the U.S. As our Co-founder Steven Curtis Chapman once…

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Seeing Beyond You

Anna Jones

When Anna Jones was in high school, she had the opportunity to travel to Haiti on a mission trip. While there, she met a family who had traveled to Haiti to meet and bring home their two children. This was Anna’s first exposure to the adoption process, and it was then that she learned how…

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New & Needed Voices

Kailee Bass + her Pause Campaign Group

Kailee Bass attended Belmont University where she played volleyball for four years and was involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), even serving on the senior leadership board. The group met together weekly for family dinners, Bible study, and fellowship. Each year, Belmont FCA takes a mission trip, but due to COVID-19, they were unable…

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