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December 28, 2016

This past year we brought home our fourth child, our first through the miracle of adoption. Our son Jonah spent nearly 5 years at Maria’s Big House of Hope. He loves to tell stories of his time there, and look at pictures of all his friends in China. Recently, he fixated on a photo of […]

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Merry Christmas from the Chapman family!

December 19, 2016

This time of year is so important. It is a time to be thankful for what we have, to rejoice in the love God has given us, and to give that love to others. This is also a time of waiting. We celebrate with great hope the glory that is yet to come in Jesus. […]

Adoption Aid

All I Really Want by Steven Curtis Chapman

December 23, 2014

Here’s a great Christmas song from the archives of Steven Curtis Chapman, updated with some new footage! We added in clips of kids coming home to their forever families thanks to the help of Show Hope grants! We hope this will bless all those who have supported Show Hope over the years. Thank you to all […]

Care Centers

Celebrating Christmas at Maria’s Big House of Hope!

December 18, 2014

We’ve been having a joyful Christmas season here at Maria’s Big House of Hope! The kiddos have enjoyed decorating the Christmas tree with handmade ornaments and candy canes. Check out these great photos of the pre-school class getting in the spirit of the season!   Smiles like these are made possible through the generous support […]

News + Events

Show Hope Launches “Gifts of Hope” Catalog

December 3, 2014

3 December 2014 – Nashville, Tenn – Show Hope™, founded in 2003 by multi-award winning Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife Mary Beth, a New York Times’ best-selling author, is a nonprofit organization that helps restore the hope of a family to orphans in distress. One of the organization’s primary objectives is to mobilize individuals, […]


Show Hope Presents Steven Curtis Chapman’s Christmas Tour!

November 26, 2014

We are so excited to be joining Steven Curtis Chapman in more than 15 cities on his upcoming “Joy: The Christmas Tour” alongside five-time GRAMMY® nominee Brandon Heath and special guest singer/songwriter Jillian Edwards. It kicks off on November 29th in Houston, TX and will make its way throughout the East and Midwest until the […]

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Merry Christmas from Maria’s Big House of Hope!

December 23, 2013

This year, Maria’s Big House of Hope is so blessed to have its very own Christmas angel! While decorating for the holidays in her pre-school class, Hope loved to wear her halo and shine her bright, cheerful smile! Her visible joy radiated throughout the halls of this special place. In the midst of the hustle […]


Advent Reflections: The Visit That Changed Eternity

December 19, 2013

Read below as Mindy Cook, our Communications Project Coordinator, reflects on the holy season of Advent. Why are we told to visit orphans in their distress? This is a question I’ve mulled over many times as I’ve considered James 1:27. Why visit? Honestly, the term seems rather innocuous, bringing to mind images of sitting around […]