Tragic news: At approximately 5pm on the afternoon of Thursday May 21st, Maria Sue Chapman, 5 years old and the youngest daughter to Steven and Mary Beth Chapman was struck in the driveway of the Chapman home in Franklin, TN. Maria was rushed to Vanderbilt Childrens Hospital in Nashville, transported by LifeFlight, but died of her injuries there. Maria is one of the close knit family’s six children and one of their three adopted daughters.
To read more you can go to: http://www.stevencurtischapman.com/ and http://rodneyolsen.net/2008/05/tragedy-for-steven-curtis-chapman.html .
This is such a tragedy. Steven Curtis Chapman has done so much for adoption and other causes. Their foundation and ministry - Shaohannah’s Hope - advocates for international adoption.
Praying for the entire Chapman family - especially father, mother, siblings, and the older brother involved in this accidental death. Lord is near. May they experience His presence and redemptive grace during their confusion, anger, mourning and healing.
Below is a video with Steven and a song that he wrote for his adoptive daughter: