God’s Heart For Children

May 27, 2016

Jesus’ radical life of love is the clearest glimpse we have into the heart of God. Everywhere Jesus went he broke down barriers in order to welcome in life and love. His message of forgiveness and mercy offered hope to the disenfranchised, broken-hearted, and hurting. Today, he continues to call each of us to himself […]

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Care Centers

May Spotlight: Oakley

May 20, 2016

Oakley was welcomed to Maria’s Big House of Hope when he was 10 months old. When he arrived, he was quite sick with a nervous system condition, but was able to receive a surgery in time to save his life. He is now 3 years old and has made great progress under our care! He can […]

Adoption Aid

3 Ways Show Hope Sponsors Change Lives

May 12, 2016

Show Hope sponsors are a vital part of our work. Because of their support, barriers are being broken down between waiting children and loving families. You can’t do everything, but you can do something. If all you have to give is a little, that little can do a lot! It only takes $35 a month […]

Care Centers

April Spotlight: Toby

March 16, 2016

In the winter of 2015, a sweet baby boy named Toby was welcomed to Maria’s Big House of Hope at just three days old. Upon his arrival, he was diagnosed with a gastrointestinal condition. Toby has grown so much under our care, and he has made great developmental gains. One of Toby’s favorite things to […]


Students Can Change the World

March 9, 2016

Students carry the mantle of change. Together, they can mobilize a movement. We believe that children and students have the opportunity to offer hope of all that is yet to come as they grow into the fullness of who they were created to be. Students are the next generation of leaders and orphan care providers, […]

Care Centers

Special Prayer Focus: Ashby

January 29, 2016

When Ashby was 10 months old, he was admitted into our Xinyang Care Center as a very sick little boy. He was quickly brought to Maria’s Big House of Hope for further testing and care, and by God’s grace he has survived. Ashby had a complicated urinary condition that was the cause of many of […]


Can Adoptive Parents get the “Baby Blues” Too?

January 20, 2016

After a baby is born, it’s not uncommon for the mother or father to experience a period of depression referred to as the “Baby Blues.” In more severe cases, these feelings are called postpartum depression. It’s less known, but just as common, for adoptive parents to experience a similar depression soon after a child is placed […]


Are We Speaking With Love?

January 14, 2016

Most parents feel they have an idea of what they are getting into as they begin building a transracial family. Still, in an inherently broken world that is often filled with prejudice and stereotypes, leading a transracial family isn’t necessarily the easiest road. Families who grow through adoption are often impacted by the racial stereotypes […]