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Seeing Beyond You

Anna Jones

When Anna Jones was in high school, she had the opportunity to travel to Haiti on a mission trip. While there, she met a family who had traveled to Haiti to meet and bring home their two children. This was Anna’s first exposure to the adoption process, and it was then that she learned how…

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How to Use Social Media for Good

Bethany Briley

Show Hope’s current Student Initiative, Pause Campaign, is a thoughtfully, prayerfully designed weeklong devotional that challenges students to step away from social media and step into a posture of learning. We can’t deny the fact that we are a technology-dependent society. In fact, Americans spend between five to six hours a day on their phones,…

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Epic Change: A Deep Dive Into Show Hope’s Student Initiatives

Epic Change - Sarah Rooker and Caroline Greene Martin

In many ways, Show Hope began with an 11-year-old girl. As our Co-founder Mary Beth Chapman recently shared, “You’ve likely heard the story—I along with our oldest daughter, Emily, traveled to Haiti on an unforgettable mission trip. It was there that God opened Emily’s eyes and heart to children who had been orphaned. Little did…

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A Transformational Experience

Oakland Christian School | Christie Favero's Middle School students who participated in Show Hope's Pause Campaign

What began as a sixth-grade geography lesson on Eastern Asia ended with a class of middle school students mobilized to care for children who had been orphaned. While that may seem like a stretch for most, for those of us who belong to Christ, we know “with God all things are possible” (Matthew 19:26). Having…

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A Young Leader Making a Tangible Impact

There’s a lot about the college experience that is future-focused. Students write papers to get the grades that will give them a diploma and someday launch their careers. With that, there’s a tendency to believe that “someday” is where calling begins. But for Hope College senior Julia Loula, answering God’s call impacts where she is…

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Pause Campaign: Frequently Asked Questions

Pause Campaign Frequently Asked Questions

Show Hope’s Student Initiative, Pause Campaign, is a seven-day social media fast where high school and college student groups study devotional content designed to educate them on the needs of orphans, equipping them to impact the lives of waiting children today. The following are some Pause Campaign Frequently Asked Questions: What does the week of…

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An Investment in Hope

The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his field. It is the smallest of all seeds, but when it has grown it is larger than all the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and make nests…

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For the Love of the Church

SEE how Show Hope’s Pause Campaign is impacting college students today … and in the future. Wendy Twit has been working with college students for more than 20 years. “I’ve felt my calling was to work with and mentor girls—college students—since I was in college,” Wendy said. “That was my heartbeat; that was my drive…

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How Granola got me to China

I never thought in my wildest dream that I would be traveling across the globe to China with Show Hope. But when the Lord calls you to go, you listen. In November 2015, I was accepted to go on a trip with a group of Belmont students over our spring break.  I had been feeling…

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