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Showing up in Obedience

By Olivia Stanton, Coordinator of Student Initiatives at Show Hope   On June 7, I boarded a plane headed for Beijing, China, with two of my Show Hope colleagues and 17 high school and college students from across the country. We were embarking on Show Hope’s first Student Global Training Trip of the summer of…

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2019 Care Centers Reunion

This past weekend, Show Hope hosted its second Care Centers Reunion. We celebrated with more than 70 families from across the country who have welcomed home a child once under care at one of Show Hope’s Care Centers in China. The Franklin, Tennessee-based event was unforgettable as we honored all children from our Care Centers…

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The Vision for Adoption Aid

The Vision for Adoption Aid | Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman

Our Founders, Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman, reflect on the early days of Show Hope and the vision for our Adoption Aid program.

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The Vision for Pre+Post Adoption Support

Vision for Pre+Post Adoption Support | Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman

As followers of Christ, it seems that God often invites us into journeys where only the first few steps are clear. Without any real idea of where a journey will lead, we follow, hoping the path will be filled with awe and wonder, and often it is. But that journey can also turn out much…

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Joy in the Journey

The Holmlund Family

The day Dave and Elizabeth Holmlund met their new daughter didn’t exactly go as planned. But as he so often does, God surprised them with joy in the midst of less-than-ideal circumstances. They traveled to China in August of 2018, and as they waited for the van driving their daughter to arrive, they instead received…

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Meet Samuel-Thomas

Meet Samuel-Thomas! This 2-year-old doesn’t let anything stop him. He was admitted to our care one year ago and has come so far. We have enjoyed getting to know his personality and learning all the things that make him laugh. Samuel-Thomas is kind to his friends, and he is determined to try new things. He…

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Chinese New Year Celebration

This week, children and their nannies at Maria’s Big House of Hope were able to celebrate Chinese New Year together. After decorating their festive headbands, the kids were all ready to bring in the “Year of the Pig.” The nannies enjoyed feeding the kids dumplings and cookies, and some of our little friends even practiced…

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Bringing Home Glory

Jeremy and Brittany welcomed their daughter, Glory, into their family on January 8, 2018. On that day, they were granted the privilege of providing foster care for her in India as they waited for the court to declare her permanent status as their daughter. Eight weeks later, they were able to bring her home. They…

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Making History

  History links all of us. It’s the thread that binds us to our neighborhood, our city, our country. It connects us to the local restaurant owner who knows our order by heart, the neighbor across the cul-de-sac who lent us their lawn mower when ours broke, and the friend who sends emails from across…

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4 Types of Domestic Adoption

4 Types of Domestic Adoption

The term domestic adoption refers to the process of a citizen adopting a child with the same citizenship. Wait times, fees, and the level of legal risk vary among domestic adoption processes. Because of this, it is not unusual for a family to feel a level of apprehension about pursuing a domestic adoption. Education and…

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