Not Allowed To Cry

July 26, 2013

This past week, I joined with 21 strangers from across the country to visit a children’s village in Jacmel, Haiti. I think that for most of us, our week began as a fun trip that required very little jet lag adjustment, included the possibility of expanding our view of God, and held the guarantee of […]

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Faith Like a Child

July 11, 2013

On most days, my world involves lots of numbers, spreadsheets, and details to attend to, but I’m thankful for the days when something comes across my desk that makes me grateful for the many hands and feet involved in what we’re doing here at Show Hope.  Recently, we received a donation in the mail and […]


Introducing the 2013 Show Hope Summer Interns

June 25, 2013

Show Hope is excited to work with six incredible young people this summer! These students and recent graduates have chosen to spend their summer interning for Show Hope–in our office and at Maria’s Big House of Hope–and to use their talents to care for waiting children. Each one possesses maturity, servanthood, and passion for orphan care. We’re […]

10 Year Anniversary

TOP TEN Ministry Highlights: 7. Launching Our Student Initiatives

May 21, 2013

This is the seventh entry in our “TOP TEN Highlights From 10 Years of Ministry” series. Click here to read previous entries>>> 7. Launching Our Student Initiatives Ever since the Chapmans’ daughter Emily began pestering her parents to adopt while she was just a young girl, the Chapmans have known that young people, and especially […]

Red Bus Project

Red Bus Project…A Dream Come True

March 11, 2012

As cheesy as the title of this blog might sound . . . it is the truth. I can remember being at college in Texas (Baylor University…Sic ‘Em Bears) and phoning back home and talking my Mom’s ear off about how we had to somehow reach the college campus to care for orphans. When I […]

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Give Students Opportunities to Amaze You

April 12, 2011

I continually find myself surprised by the sheer capacity of students. We often have students who are involved with The Movement Clubs come to the Show Hope office to volunteer. What amazes me is how quickly they knock projects out. I set them up on a project; turn around twice and the students are coming […]