4 Unique Ways to Share Show Hope with Friends and Family

November 4, 2015

In 2003, Show Hope was founded by Steven Curtis and Mary Beth Chapman as a movement to care for orphans. Since it’s inception, Show Hope has sought to restore the hope of a family to orphans in distress around the world by enabling more children to enter families through Adoption Aid grants, through providing acute […]

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4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Adopt

September 24, 2014

Not everyone is called to adopt. In considering whether adoption is a good choice for you, think about important aspects of your life that will be impacted by this decision (both the benefits and the challenges). The following questions might be a help as you think about the impact of adding a child to your […]


3 Things You Should Know About International Adoption

May 28, 2014

When considering adding to your family through international adoption, the idea of navigating the laws and regulations of a foreign government can seem daunting and overwhelming at first. Whether you are considering international adoption yourself, or are interested in supporting those who are, here are three things that may be helpful to understand about the […]

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The Ponto Family: “It Was Well Worth It”

December 13, 2013

My husband, Alan, and I have always felt called to adopt internationally. After having two boys, we felt the time was right. We attended our first informational meeting and soon made the decision to adopt from Thailand. The next year and a half was spent taking parenting classes and completing our home study. After much […]

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The Damkoehler Family: God’s Hand Was in All of It

October 23, 2013

Sela is a precious little girl from a small mountain town in Colombia. She was abandoned at four days old and was brought to the hospital a few months later. She was diagnosed with HIV and several other complications, including pneumonia and malnutrition. She was fighting for her life. Meanwhile, a half a world away, […]

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The Bell Family: “A Beautiful, Miraculous Mess”

October 16, 2013

On a recent Sunday, I saw a miracle as my husband, three children, and I played ball as a family and then headed inside for a dance party in our living room.  Now, that may not sound like much, but the joy exuded during that time was nothing short of miraculous.  More than that, our dance party […]

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#Give2Adoption- Be a Part of a Child’s Story (The Need Series- #3)

August 20, 2013

Earlier this month, I began reflecting on all that the Lord has done over the years at Show Hope. I serve as the Director of Programs, and I just recently celebrated my 8th year here. It was a particular joy for me to be at the 10 year celebration seeing our donors and grant families […]

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Thank You for Loving Our Daughter

July 30, 2013

Dear Show Hope Family, I wanted to write a note to say thank you to all the incredibly generous Show Hope sponsors and donors for taking such wonderful care of our precious baby while she was under the care of your special care centers. We were able to bring Tia home from China this past […]