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What is Empowered To Connect?

We sent some questions about Empowered To Connect over to Amanda R. Hiles Howard, PhD, an assistant professor of psychology at Samford University. Her answers show why everyone can benefit from the teaching of this conference!  Why is the Empowered To Connect conference for everyone, not just professionals? Matilda and her father are out shopping. They…

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3 Things to Know Before You Adopt

If you are new to the topic of adoption or are currently in the beginning stages of your adoption process, you probably have lots of questions! Beyond the challenges (both financially and otherwise) that adoption can present, adoption at its core is a life-changing journey that not only restores hope to a child, but also…

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3 Useful Resources for the Adoption Journey

Navigating the various avenues of adoption requires diligence, prayer, and support. At Show Hope, we aim to provide adoptive families with resources and information to help make their transition as smooth as possible! Here are three useful resources for your adoption journey: 1. HowtoAdopt.org This website is a one-stop site for all things related to…

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4 Key Takeaways from the Empowered to Connect Simulcast

If you participated in our first ever Empowered to Connect Simulcast in April 2015, we want to thank you for joining us and nearly 20,000 others across North, Central, and South America. By your presence it is clear that you are deeply committed to the children you are called to love and serve.  This makes…

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4 Areas of Orphan Care That Need Your Support

Show Hope is committed to restoring the hope of a family to orphans in distress. With more than 140 million orphans around the world, the need is great! Here are four areas of orphan care that need your support: 1. Adoption Aid For $35/month, you can become a Show Hope sponsor and help bring a…

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5 Stressful Challenges of New Families

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…

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Show Hope Holds Empowered to Connect Conference in San Antonio on April 10-11

5 March 2015 – Franklin, Tenn – Show Hope,™ a nonprofit organization that helps restore the hope of a family to orphans in distress founded in 2003 by multi-award winning Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife Mary Beth, a New York Times’ best-selling author, will offer its next Empowered To Connect (ETC) Conference April 10…

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3 Reasons to Join Show Hope’s Parenting Simulcast

Dan Coley (Show Hope’s Director of Programs) discusses three reasons why adoptive and foster parents should join the Empowered to Connect parenting simulcast on April 10-11, 2015. I have seen so many sides of the adoption journey. I’ve walked through the good and the hard. If I’ve learned one thing, it is the importance of…

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Guest Post: Love Never Fails

Anna Caudill and her husband Shane are the parents of FuXia and YoYo, both came home from China with the help of a Show Hope grant. Below, Anna shares about her family’s post-adoption journey and how resources from Show Hope brought them fresh hope and healing.  “Love always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.…

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Adoption is a Lifelong Journey

When a child comes home to their forever family through adoption, their healing doesn’t end there — it just begins. Children who were once orphaned go through lots of transition and change when they enter into a healthy family unit for the first time. Often, these children continue to live and act out of their…

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