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Full Circle

November 7, 2019

Steven Curtis Chapman reflects on 10 years of care at Maria’s Big House of Hope In the summer of 2009, our family and friends stood in amazement of a six-story building in Luoyang, China, painted sky blue and dotted with white clouds and six-petal “Maria” flowers. We sang, cried, prayed, and celebrated the official opening […]

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10 Years of Maria’s Big House of Hope

July 31, 2019

Earlier this summer, our Co-founders, Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman, along with family, friends, and Show Hope staff traveled to China to remember and celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Maria’s Big House of Hope, Show Hope’s flagship Care Center—named in honor of Maria Sue Chapman. It was a beautiful and memorable time. To everyone […]

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Gloriously Hard

June 20, 2019

By Mary Beth Chapman, Co-founder of Show Hope   I cannot believe we are here … 2019 … 10 years of caring for children at Maria’s Big House of Hope! I clearly remember the day we stood on a bare piece of land in China, dreaming of someday taking care of children who are medically […]

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Hopeful, Excited, Expectant

May 17, 2019

In the midst of her college experience, Shaohannah (Shaoey) Hope Chapman will return for a second summer to intern at Show Hope’s flagship Care Center, Maria’s Big House of Hope in Luoyang, China. She is hopeful, excited, and expectant for her second summer there. “I’m most excited about seeing the children again. I can’t wait […]

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Stepping into the Stream

July 27, 2018

Within the blue, cloud-covered walls of Maria’s Big House of Hope you will find a lot of laughter. As you walk through the halls of the other Care Centers Show Hope supports, this same laughter can also be heard spilling out of the brightly colored rooms you pass. Inside those rooms are some of the […]

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“They light up my whole world.”

June 8, 2018

Before Shaohannah Hope Chapman heads into her first semester of college this fall, she has summer plans that may look a little different from many of her peers’—Shaoey has chosen to spend her summer volunteering at Maria’s Big House of Hope in Luoyang, China. This choice, during this special transitional season, not only marks a […]

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The Joyful Journey

July 18, 2017

This blog was written by Michaela Patterson, a Show Hope trip participant.  In the summer of 2013, I had the opportunity to go on a student trip to Maria’s Big House of Hope. At the time, I was an undergraduate student with the goal of becoming a physical therapist. Now, four years later, I have […]

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That Big, Blue Building—An Excerpt

July 12, 2017

The following is an excerpt from Steven Curtis Chapman’s new book, “Between Heaven & the Real World.” This personal memoir presents a backstage look at our co-founder’s life and career that will touch the readers’ lives and fill their hearts with hope. You can order the book here. At the time of Maria’s accident, Show Hope […]