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Hope as a helmet
An Advent devotion on hope
“But since we are of the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet, the hope of salvation.” –1...

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Do you have a friend or family member who is adopting or recently adopted?
Four ways to support an adoptive family
The way you support an adoptive family might look different than if they were welcoming a biological child into their family, but the need for...

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Advent starts today
Today is the start of Advent. The Christmas season is traditionally a time of awaiting and anticipation for Christ's birth. And what better time than...

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We're thankful for you!
Thanksgiving Day – it’s a day full of family, fun and food. But even more so, it’s a time of reflection and remembrance. While this...

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Thinking about adopting through foster care?
Here are five things to know about the process
Did you know there are approximately 7,000 children waiting to be adopted in Texas? They are just like you and me, longing to experience the love and...

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Justice looks like being free from worry
Providing justice in light of status
Diego Silva, director of the Buckner Family Hope Center in Peñitas, Texas, originally wrote this column for the Baptist Standard as part of a...

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How can we be thankful?
A Thanksgiving devotion
2020 has been quite the year. If you’re anything like me, you’re probably ready to see this year end and hope 2021 offers something better. ...

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Did you Run for Hope?
Children, adults and even pets ran virtually to support Buckner International
Did you lace up your shoes and run? ...

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Senior adults get a "Taste of the Fair"
Ventana by Buckner hosts its own version of the Texas State Fair during the pandemic
When the Texas State Fair had to cancel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ventana by Buckner found a way to make sure its residents could still enjoy the...

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Dallas Mavericks deliver turkeys to families in Dallas
Thanksgiving dinners were distributed to families participating in Buckner programs throughout Dallas
Thanksgiving is approaching and Buckner International is helping families with their holiday preparations by distributing Thanksgiving meals for...

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Shining hope during a pandemic
Seniors, children and families continue to be served through innovative ways
There is no playbook for handling the pandemic, but we're working with you to adapt and provide innovative ways to fulfill our mission and shine...

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Through the storm
Jesus can calm the storms in your life
I’ve been through many storms in my life. At times, the force of the wind has been so great that the windows have howled and the shingles have...

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