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The Gospel on Display

Laurie Hart and family

When Laurie and Michael Hart first felt the call to adopt in January 2017, they specifically felt called to adopt a teen out of foster care. “Everyone thought we were crazy,” Laurie said. Not long after connecting with an agency, they came across the information for a teenager and felt she was the one they…

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That Nudge From God

Show Hope staff member, Emily Schafer, smiling at the camera for a professional headshot

Two years ago, I was introduced to Show Hope through Hope for the Journey. My friend and colleague, at the time, was (and still is a foster parent) and shared, “This conference is one you are really going to love.” I was about nine months into respite care I was providing for a young boy,…

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Our Why in Embracing TBRI®

A Show Hope Adoption Aid grant recipient family hug and smile

“We love because he first loved us.” 1 John 4:19 God created us to be in relationship—at peace within ourselves, with him, and with others. And yet, with the fall of mankind into sin, we now experience the pain of broken relationships and the vulnerability of isolation. This is the painful reality for many children…

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2024 Hope for the Journey Conference Schedule

Daren Jones

Show Hope’s fourth annual Hope for the Journey Conference will be available Friday, April 5, 2024, with on-demand viewing through June 30, 2024. With registration options available for Churches/Organizations as well as Individuals/Households, this conference encourages and resources parents, caregivers, and families meeting the needs of children entrusted to them through adoption and/or foster care.…

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2024 Hope for the Journey Hosts and Teaching Sessions Speakers

Mary Beth Chapman Steven Curtis Chapman

Show Hope’s fourth annual Hope for the Journey Conference will be available for viewing April 5, 2024, with on-demand viewing period June 30, 2024. With registration options available for Churches/Organizations as well as Individuals/Households, the conference encourages and resources parents, caregivers, and families meeting the needs of children entrusted to them through adoption and/or foster…

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Setting Up Your Children for Success

Setting up your children for success

The following is an excerpt from “Created to Connect: A Christian’s Guide to the Connected Child.” Created by 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®).…

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How to Help Calm Your Dysregulated Child or Teen

How to Help Calm Your Dysregulated Child or Teen

In our roles as parents and/or caregivers, we have all experienced moments when our children and/or teens find themselves in states of dysregulation or distress. In some instances, those states of dysregulation or distress involve no threat of danger or harm, but we must be clear-eyed to the fact that some moments could prove otherwise.…

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Incorporating TBRI® in the Classroom

Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI) is designed to meet the relational and developmental needs of children and teens impacted by trauma as well as the needs of the parents and caregivers who are seeking to help them thrive and flourish. TBRI considers the whole child—his or her brain, biology, behavior, body, and beliefs—and provides parents and…

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Who Am I? I Am Thankful.

TBRI Training

Here I am, sitting in a hotel conference room in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with, at least, 150 others. We’re all waiting for TBRI® Practitioner Training to begin, and I’m blown away by how many people are present. I had no idea what to expect going into this, but I was convinced there would be maybe…

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A Catalyst for Change

Her name may sound familiar to you, especially if you have followed her family’s story. For many, Shaohannah Hope Chapman is the first of three daughters Show Hope Founders Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman welcomed home through adoption. It was Shaoey’s adoption that served as a catalyst for the founding of Show Hope 20…

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