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going through change
Trusting in the changing
A devotion on change
“I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.” - Revelation 22:13 ...

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do not let stress overwhelm you
How to deal with stress
3 tips for removing stress in your daily lives
We’re one month into the new year, and you may have already experienced some kind of stress. Each day presents its own issues, and the only real...

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Looking back on 2022 and looking forward to 2023
Buckner president reflects on last year's successes
Listen to the first president’s update of 2023 where Buckner President and CEO Albert Reyes reflects on the successes and impact Buckner programs...

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buckner goverment relations team meats with texas senators and represetatives
Buckner staff advocates for children and families at the Texas Capitol
Focus was finding solutions to help strengthen families and keep children out of foster care
Buckner International teamed up with the Texas Alliance for Child & Family Services to advocate for the needs of children and families at the Texas...

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this crazy monster
This crazy monster
A devotion on spending time with God
Before my 13-year-old daughter Katy Rose suddenly gained all the answers to the secrets of the universe, she was a 2 year old who only knew “cow go...

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Buckner to relocate from Brentwood Ave. campus, continue all services in Lubbock
Move will help Buckner better serve vulnerable children and families in Lubbock
Buckner Children and Family Services in Lubbock is beginning a process of transition this year to better fulfill its mission. While the beginning of...

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Buckner Retirement Services announces new vice president and chief operating officer
Michael Olmstead brings 21 years of senior living experience
Charlie Wilson, president of Buckner Retirement Services has named Michael Olmstead as vice president and chief operating officer for BRS effective...

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god has our worries
Let tomorrow be tomorrow and today be today
A devotion on trusting God with our worries
Today, it is so easy to worry. When will I make more money? When will I find the one? How am I going to reach my goals? ...

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all human life has value
Life is good: Celebrating National Sanctity of Life Day
Valuing and appreciating the quality of life and dignity for all
My younger brother Doug and I were on our twice-weekly phone call last night, and the subject of dad’s death came up. Mainly because my little...

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january is poverty awareness month
Where does poverty live?
January is Poverty Awareness Month. Learn what generational poverty is and how you can help.
What does poverty look like? ...

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kara and armando adopted three teenage boys so they wouldnt age out of foster care
On the brink of aging out of foster care
Two sibling groups in Texas found their forever homes before it was too late
As children in the foster care system get older, it’s common for their hope of adoption to fade. In Texas, more than 1,000 youth age out of foster...

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friendship
Walking alongside someone through trials
A devotion on friendship
Many of us know the challenges Job had to go through. In three brief moments Job lost nearly everything he had: his livestock, his property and his...

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