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read across america day
Celebrate National Read Across America Day
Top books about foster care for children
It’s National Read Across America Day and we are all about reading! Maybe you’ve wanted to pick up a new book or thought about gathering the kids...

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laughter as medicine
Laughter as medicine
A devotion on cheerful hearts despite circumstances
The last 24 hours had been a stream of hard circumstances. Three messages informed me of someone’s death and two unrelated medical diagnoses. All...

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congressman veasey visit
Congressman Marc Veasey visits Bachman Lake community
The visit included roundtable discussions and time with Family Hope Center clients
Toys and extra diapers aren’t normally associated with a congressional visit, but they were necessities for a half dozen women from the Bachman...

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legacy of love
Legacy of love: Lessons from Timothy's childhood
Two women poured the love of Jesus into Timothy and changed the world
Legacy is defined as the long-lasting impact of a person’s life. Legacy is what's passed on from one generation to the next: the good or the bad. ...

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buckner in dc
Buckner Government Relations team visits the U.S. Capitol
Opportunities for conversation, learning and advocacy
Representatives of Buckner Government Relations and Church Engagement teams met in Washington D.C. to attend the annual National Prayer Gathering and...

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light of the world
Don't be ashamed to be a Christ-follower
A devotion on Christianity
Current Western culture frequently labels Christians as intolerant and non-inclusive of progressive views. Many times, we as Christians are scared of...

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treasure
A treasure worth asking for
Solomon, the wisest king to ever live (yet far from perfect), was considered wise because of his selfless request for wisdom. Within a dream, the...

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family love
Love: Beyond the ordinary
Seeing actions of love all around us
Love is a powerful part of our lives. But often, we limit our gratitude to just the love we experience in our marriages or romantic relationships....

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shepherding
Obedience in action and in waiting
A devotion on God's calling for our lives
How many times have you heard or read the story of David and Goliath? Enough to have the CliffsNotes memorized? The giant threatens the land and...

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teamwork
The biblical standard of teamwork
A devotion on God's example in the workplace
Have you ever experienced a dispute with a coworker? I’ve seen it happen. Sometimes it’s obvious, like when two people get into unhealthy...

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truths for 2024
5 truths for 2024
A devotion on confidence in God
We’re already three weeks into 2024. Are you still feeling the excitement of a new year? Are you still embracing those goals you set? Take an...

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safe internet usage for kids
Internet safety for children
Tips to keep you and your family safe online
There are many benefits to using the internet, smartphones and social media. From connecting to friends or family members to learning about new...

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