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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
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 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: 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 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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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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How self-love can transform an entire family
Single mom finds encouragement and stability through Buckner Family Pathways®
Alicia was facing life alone as a single mother of three. She had dreams of completing higher education, but it felt impossible while juggling...

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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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Longview volunteer inspires growth in language and in fellowship
Debi Nugent teaches ESL as more than a way to serve
Debi Nugent knows what it feels like to struggle in school. As a child, she had difficulties with reading. But she took that challenge and found a...

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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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Celebrating chapel renovation in San Angelo
Thanks to $115,000 grant from the Art and Eva Camuñez Tucker Foundation, Baptist Retirement Community renovated their chapel
On Feb. 6, residents and community leaders gathered at Baptist Retirement Community to celebrate the renovated Elsie Gayer Chapel. The renovations...

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Buckner purchases campus in Houston
The 6.88-acre site allows Buckner Children and Family Services to continue serving children and families around the Houston community
Buckner purchased a 6.88-acre property in north Houston in December 2023 which will become the Buckner Children and Family Services of Houston...

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