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An Adoption Story

June 5, 2017

The Bradleys brought home their daughter, Kate, with the help of a Show Hope Adoption Aid grant. These financial grants help break down one of the biggest barriers between waiting children and loving families. Since being founded in 2003, Show Hope has had the honor of helping more than 5,500 children come to know the […]

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So, You’re Thinking About Adoption

February 17, 2017

To begin, we need to start with an important belief held by Show Hope: Not everyone is called to adopt, but everyone is called to do something. Adoption is not the only answer to solving the global orphan crisis, but one of many options to be considered when praying over how God has called you […]

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Family is Another Word for Love

December 22, 2016

A story from a Show Hope family. July 25, 2013, is a day we will never forget. It is the day we first saw the faces of our son and daughter. We knew more clearly in that moment than ever before why God put us on the adoption journey. We said yes with so many […]

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God’s Promise: An Adoption Story

August 5, 2016

The floor of my daughter’s bedroom is holy ground. It’s where I knelt and prayed the night before I left my home and traveled to the other side of the world to be with her. It’s where she danced and laughed with her brothers on the night we first came home, amazing joy bubbling out […]

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Following God’s Lead: An Adoption Story

July 6, 2016

Money. That word produces a lot of different feelings. For many, it brings panic. For others, it brings stress. And for some, it elicits pride. However thinking of money makes you feel, it’s a nearly inescapable part of our lives. For the McKoy family, it provided a lesson they want to share with others: Don’t […]

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The Spencer Family Adoption Journey

May 19, 2016

From before we got married, Lindsey and I discussed the possibility of adopting someday. After our son Luke was born, we knew we wanted another child. We discussed, prayed, and bit our fingernails over the possibility of adoption. By June 2014, we decided the Lord was indeed leading us to adopt. When we began, we […]

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20:20 Campaign: The Burmeister Family

April 14, 2016

Felix and Alison Burmeister’s adoption journey began on the other side of the world. The two met in Pakistan when they were working as cross-cultural workers. Both Felix and Alison had a strong desire to someday start a family, and believe now that God’s plan is for them to grow their family through adoption. They […]

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Four Reasons Adoption can be Expensive

February 12, 2016

One of the most common questions people ask about adoption is,  “Why is it so expensive? If there are millions of waiting children around the world, why is it so difficult to bring them home?” These are fair questions. Before we dive into a few answers, a reminder: Adoption is a beautiful, life-giving, life-changing act. […]