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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 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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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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Funding Your Adoption

The Jones Family

With the cost ranging between $25,000 to $50,000, many families face a financial gap when funding their adoption. This is not only overwhelming but also discouraging for most individuals and families. However, there is hope. There are numerous resources available to help reduce the financial barrier that exists between waiting children and families. A great…

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Am I Eligible to Adopt?

Am I Eligible to Adopt? | The Burgess Family

It’s a question we at Show Hope are often asked … Am I eligible to adopt? And the truth is, it depends … on a variety of factors. Before we dive into the different adoption eligibility factors or as some may say, “the requirements for child adoption,” we strongly encourage you to ask yourself, Why…

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Hope Renewed

The Telman Family | Hope Renewed

In October 2019, Adrienne and Jordan had just been matched with their daughter, Shai, and were preparing themselves to travel to South Korea the following summer to bring her home. But in the early months of 2020, the Telman family, along with countless other families pursuing adoption, held their breaths as the spread of COVID-19…

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One of Our Favorite Moments From Fellowship Weekend

COVID-19 is making it challenging for many of us from gathering together with those we love most this holiday season, but for countless families on the adoption journey, their plans to welcome home a new little one this year—in time for the holidays—have been delayed and even halted indefinitely. It is children and families like…

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5 Ways to Prepare as You Await Adoption Placement

5 Ways to Prepare as You Await Placement

The adoption process involves different challenges and obstacles with waiting being one of the hardest ones. As you wait to welcome home a child into your family through adoption, there are things you and your family can do to help prepare for this new chapter you are about to begin. 1. Culture Familiarize yourself with…

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Hope for the Journey Conference

Show Hope | Pre+Post Adoption Support

At the very core of who we are exists a deep desire and fundamental need for connection, belonging, and security found only within relationship.  The mutual exchange of love between the Father, Son, and Spirit is imprinted on the human soul—we bear the Imago Dei, “image of God.” As the creation narrative unfolds, God reflects…

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How You Can Join Us in Prayer

How You Can Join Us in Prayer | The Pruitt Family

The greatest gift one could share or avenue of support to take is that of prayer. We are committed to the truth that prayer is essential in our work.

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