4 Ways to Pray for Newly Adoptive Families

July 20, 2015

Show Hope exists to care for orphans and to restore the hope of a family to orphans in distress. When Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife Mary Beth founded Show Hope, they dreamt about the far-reaching impacts that the organization has today. As you partner with Show Hope through financial giving and support, also consider these four […]

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5 Ways to Care for Orphans Through Prayer

May 29, 2015

At any given time, there are hundreds of thousands of children waiting for their forever family. The weight of it all can feel heavy at times, but we believe in the power of prayer. Here are 5 ways to care for orphans through prayer: 1. Pray for the Children Right now, there are vulnerable children around the world who are […]


5 Stressful Challenges of New Families

March 18, 2015

Every growing family inevitably encounters some level of struggle as it transitions with each new family member. For families bringing a child home through adoption, the encouragement and support of those in their community is key. Here are 5 challenges common to new families growing through adoption and ideas on how you can help encourage […]


3 Prayers for Families Considering Adoption

February 18, 2015

Whether you’re deciding if adoption is the right path for your family, or if you’re already in the process, here are three prayers that you can bring before God: 1. “Lord, we need Your wisdom.” When we have a question about something  happening in our life, one of the first things we do is go […]


5 Ways to Support Adoptive & Foster Families

September 22, 2014

When the Bible instructs us  “to visit the orphan and widow in their affliction”, it is not just speaking to those who are called to adopt or provide for vulnerable children through foster care – it is speaking to everyone. So what happens when you aren’t in the position to become a foster parent or […]


Sample Letter to Friends and Family

September 10, 2014

As families move toward placement in their adoption process, one area of concern is often how to preserve the process of attachment with their new child while also embracing the excitement of their family and friends. One idea that can be of great help in this area is to help those closest to you understand […]

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3 Reasons Why Adoption Aid is Important

June 9, 2014

Millions of children all over the world are longing for the love of a forever family, but the current cost of adoption can be tens of thousands of dollars. Due to this financial barrier, some families who long to adopt can’t afford it. Show Hope’s Adoption Aid program helps make the process more affordable by […]

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The Garrard Family: “What a journey it has been!”

April 18, 2014

Below, the Garrard family shares about their journey bringing their two children home from South Africa with the help of a Show Hope grant! Adoption. What a journey it has been! By the power of God and his desire to move mountains on behalf of orphans, we are now a family of seven. My husband, […]