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Care Centers Spotlight: John

August 24, 2015

John was admitted to Maria’s Big House of Hope on the day he was born. He was diagnosed with gastrointestinal malformations and has since undergone multiple surgeries. We have loved watching him grow into the sweet and spunky four-year-old that he is! Pre-school has become one of John’s favorite activities. He knows when it’s time […]

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A Cars-Themed Birthday Party at Maria’s Big House of Hope!

May 19, 2015

Recently at Maria’s Big House of Hope, the kids attended a cars-themed birthday party! From eating chocolate cake shaped like a car to scooting around in miniature taxis and race-cars, the children at Maria’s Big House of Hope had a fun, celebratory spring morning. One of the birthday boys, Dagonet, loved receiving all of the […]

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March 2015 Care Centers Update

March 10, 2015

The children at our Care Centers and at the Beijing Hope Foster Home have been having a wonderful year so far! We are so grateful for the opportunity to share in so many special moments with these amazing kids. Check out the slideshow below to see what they’ve been up to over the past few months: […]


June 2014 Student Trip to China

July 25, 2014

Heather Smith was a member of the Show Hope student trip to China last month. Below, she shares her reflections on this life-changing trip and what she learned from the experience. Click here to learn more about Show Hope’s student trips to China and Haiti! As I held the beautiful children who live at Maria’s […]

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Show Hope Celebrates 5th Year Anniversary of Maria’s Big House of Hope

July 23, 2014

Franklin, Tenn – 23 July 2014 – It was five years ago this month that Show Hope, the orphan care ministry founded by Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife Mary Beth, officially opened the doors of Maria’s Big House of Hope, their first Special Care Center. Maria’s Big House of Hope, named after the Chapman’s […]


Finding Joy at Maria’s Big House of Hope

June 25, 2014

Our recent sponsor trip to Maria’s Big House of Hope returned home at the beginning of June. Heather, a trip member, shares her reflections on the trip and how she found the joy of the Holy Spirit within the sweet smiles and laughter of the children she met there. After returning home from my first […]