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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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Getting to Know Kate Johnson—Show Hope’s Manager of Adoption Aid

Kate Johnson - Manager of Adoption Aid

Recently, Show Hope Co-founder Mary Beth Chapman had the opportunity to sit down with Kate Johnson, Show Hope’s Manager of Adoption Aid.  Adoption Aid grants are the cornerstone of Show Hope’s work and the original vision of our Founders. Every year, countless individuals consider growing their family through adoption, but only a small percentage of…

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A Full Circle of Support

Stephanie and Michael Mann

From their earliest days dreaming of and discussing growing their family, Stephanie and Michael Mann knew they wanted adoption to be part of their story. In 2018, they began pursuing intercountry adoption. And with the help of a Show Hope Adoption Aid grant, they welcomed home their son, Estiven, from Colombia, in August 2019. “Estiven…

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Helping Cate SEE

Helping Cate SEE | An image of Cate Wiley and her parents, Peggy and Bruce Wiley

Peggy and Bruce Wiley’s adoption story didn’t begin how you may imagine. It started with a car accident. Back in 1989, Peggy was rear-ended by a drunk driver. Her recovery was long and difficult. She wasn’t able to do a lot, but she could teach Sunday school. “One of the girls in that class asked…

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The Best Job in the World

Kathy McKinney, David and Hannah Scudder, and their two children

Since 2006, I have had the privilege of assisting families in the process of adopting children. Nothing gives me greater joy than to read their stories, answer their questions, grieve with them in their disappointments, and rejoice with them when their children finally come home. For so many of the families, their greatest concern is…

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Meet the Rockey Family

Meet the Rockey Family

Meet the Rockey family. Show Hope has had the privilege of partnering with them on their adoption journey. First, their oldest daughter, Brielle, received care at one of the Show Hope-supported Care Centers in China. The youngest daughter, Korra, came home with the help of a Show Hope Adoption Aid grant just over two years…

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Meet the Haglers

An image of a mother, father, and their two young boys posing for a family photo in a park.

To hear the judge declare him ours took all the waiting and the months of having him with us and solidified it all. He was home. In April 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic began changing the world as we knew it, Rachel and Matt Hagler started the process to adopt domestically. A year later, the…

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Real Families, Real Impact

An image of a mother and father holding their male child and smiling in a park

Every month, thousands of people help make Show Hope’s Adoption Aid grants possible through their sponsorship support. Along with their giving, Show Hope sponsors are invited to follow the adoption journeys of some of the families being impacted, so they can come alongside them in prayer. Families like the Jameses, who we first introduced you…

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