Pre+Post Adoption Support

Pre+Post Adoption Support

Empowered to Connect Conference Rewind

October 23, 2019

For the 2020 Empowered to Connect Conference, we’re changing it up—offering you an on-demand simulcast package that includes a rebroadcast of either the 2018 or 2019 Empowered to Connect Conference along with a viewing guide and new practical application content. Available March 20–May 9, 2020. The 2020 Empowered to Connect Conference Rewind allows you to […]

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Pre+Post Adoption Support

The Gospel in Pre+Post Adoption Support

July 2, 2019

By Emily Chapman Richards, Executive Director of Show Hope   At the very core of who we are exists a deep desire and fundamental need for connection, belonging, and security found only within relationship. This eternal truth can be traced back to the very beginning of time. “Then God said, ‘Let us make man in […]

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The Vision for Pre+Post Adoption Support

March 29, 2019

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 […]

Pre+Post Adoption Support

Four Resources for Every Adoptive Parent

February 16, 2018

Parenting is hard. We know some readers just said “Amen” in their heads, if not actually out loud. No matter the context or circumstances, the difficulty of parenting is true across the board. It’s hard, but absolutely worth it. And the specific stories of the children our work impacts can be unique. Many children who […]

Pre+Post Adoption Support

3 Truths About Attachment-Based Parenting

January 19, 2018

This post was written by Dan Coley, Show Hope’s Senior Director of Programs.  The first time I heard Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) taught and explained by Dr. Karyn Purvis, it was almost too much to process. I was overwhelmed by the flood of information and the strategies I needed to immediately incorporate into my family. […]

Pre+Post Adoption Support

ANNOUNCING: The 2018 Empowered to Connect Conference

September 18, 2017

Show Hope has found a home for the 2018 Empowered to Connect Conference. This live event will be hosted at Community Christian Church in a Chicago metro area. Come experience practical teaching in a safe and supportive community as we work to equip families, churches, and professionals to better serve children impacted by adoption and […]

Pre+Post Adoption Support

Giving Grace and Seeing Needs

September 7, 2017

Grace is an amazing thing. It gives us freedom and opportunity—space to move, create, and become who we were meant to be. Grace is central to the Christian faith and a relationship with God. One amazing thing about this relationship is the way God chooses to see us. Scripture tells us that God knows our […]

Pre+Post Adoption Support

3 Great Adoption Resources

July 18, 2017

The adoption journey doesn’t end on the day a child is welcomed home. In many ways, it is just beginning. And this journey, which is different for every individual and family, can be difficult. Many children who come home through adoption have experienced abuse, neglect, or some sort of trauma. As parents, guardians, professionals, or […]