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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 Need + Our Mission

The Need and Our Mission Video | National Adoption Month

The month of November is National Adoption Month, and we hope you’ll join us as we dive deeper into the why behind what Show Hope does.  “Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.” —…

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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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Ripple Effects

An image of Steven Curtis Chapman posing and smiling with Aiden Chabert

Central China and South Louisiana are a world apart, but the connection between the two will have ripple effects for generations to come. The Lord placed the call to adopt on our hearts, and our journey began. We were led to Central China, where we were matched with a 19-month-old boy. He had spent 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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Understanding the Different Types of Adoption

Understanding the Different Types of Adoption

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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4 Commonly Asked Questions About Adoption

4 Commonly Asked Questions About Adoption

Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman founded Show Hope in 2003 with its mission to care for orphans by engaging the Church and reducing barriers to adoption. So as you might imagine, over the many years since Show Hope’s beginning, we have been asked a plethora of questions regarding the adoption process and journey. The…

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How to Prepare for Adoption

How to Prepare for Adoption | The Villanueva Family

Once you have determined to grow your family through adoption, preparing to welcome home a child or children is the next step. How to prepare for adoption may sound quite simplistic in nature, but in reality, it involves continued prayer, study, and counsel.  First, it is crucial to anticipate and prepare for any attachment challenges…

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