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Gloriously Hard

Remembering Maria

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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The Vision for Adoption Aid

  When love takes you in, everything changes …  My husband wrote those words after our daughter Shaoey became a part of the Chapman family 20 years ago. The words have come to mean exponentially more today than ever, particularly as I reflect on the early days of Show Hope’s Adoption Aid program.  As many…

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The Vision for Pre+Post Adoption Support

As followers of Christ, it seems that God often invites us into journeys where only the first few steps are clear. Without any real idea of where a journey will lead, we follow, hoping the path will be filled with awe and wonder, and often it is. But that journey can also turn out much…

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Show Hope Fellowship Weekend: A Celebration of Hope

When Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman founded Show Hope in 2003, they hosted the first Fellowship Weekend in a barn. It was a small gathering. A group of friends who came together around a passion to care for orphans. At the time, Mary Beth’s dream was to help 100 waiting children come home. Now,…

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4 Unique Ways to Share Show Hope with Friends and Family

In 2003, Show Hope was founded by Steven Curtis and Mary Beth Chapman as a movement to care for orphans. Since it’s inception, Show Hope has sought to restore the hope of a family to orphans in distress around the world by enabling more children to enter families through Adoption Aid grants, through providing acute…

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Experience Hope

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A Word From Mary Beth Chapman: Glimpses of Goodness

May is always a difficult month for the Chapmans. It reminds us of what is missing, or broken if you will. Maria as most of you know, went to be with Jesus on the 21st of May, 2008. Since that day, May always presents itself with the dread of anticipating “the day”. Our family always…

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Mary Beth Chapman Introduces Show Hope Children’s Dresses

I have personally been buying CourtneyCourtney dresses for a long time now. I bought them for Shaoey and Stevey when they were smaller, and now I buy them for Eiley and Della, my grand girls! I’ve always loved how Courtney repurposes t-shirts into cute, one-of-a-kind pieces. One day, it hit me!!! What if a bunch…

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Plumstead Christian School Raises Money for Show Hope

Plumstead Christian School is located in Bucks County, PA. The school’s mission is to provide a caring environment where students are taught to think biblically, serve effectively, and lead Christ-centered lives. This year, the school added a trip to Maria’s Big House of Hope to their educational travel tour in March 2015! Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife Mary Beth…

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A Word from Mary Beth Chapman on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is here! The act of selecting just the right Mother’s Day card for my own mother got my already constantly swirling and whirling mind spinning with thoughts even more. Mothers…they come in all shapes and sizes (I think I’ve been them all) and all mothers are on their own journey unique to them.…

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