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Part of your plan
A devotion about being used by God
Do you ever have a season of life where you catch yourself praying for the same thing in a hundred different ways? Recently, I have noticed a common...

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Today is National Day of Prayer
Prayer is one of our most powerful connections with God
When his friends decided to write a book about R.C. Buckner, they titled it R.C. Buckner’s Life of Faith and Works. That’s such a fitting title...

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Joy in being a foster parent
Foster parent says, 'You aren't going to want to quit'
Paul and Daisy Ledet have fostered 21 children through Buckner Foster Care and Adoption. Starting foster care was like starting over, Paul said, but...

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May is National Foster Care Month
More than 400,000 kids in foster care in the United States
Before foster care was regulated by the government, child welfare and foster care were mainly in the hands of private and religious organizations,...

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A spark of faith
A devotion about trusting God
When I was young, I wanted to be somebody wise, successful and kind. I wanted to change the world for the better. My grandfather’s unyielding...

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Finding community where faith and finances intersect
Longview pastor connects with families through financial class
Some people like to talk about their faith, while some like to talk about finances. But for some, talking about either of these things can be...

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Buckner named 2022 ‘Great Place to Work’
Buckner International has been certified as a Great Place to Work by the Great Place to Work Institute and its senior care partner, Activated...

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A hand up during life's lows
Buckner volunteer engagement coordinator offers the same hand up to others
Jasmin Herrera grew up with big ambitions. Seeing the generations before her pave the way instilled a determination in her. When she became pregnant...

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Stand firm
A devotion about standing for truth
When I think of standing firm, I think about refusing to change a decision or position. I think about the military meaning of standing one’s...

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Texas goes blue in support of Child Abuse Prevention Month
Buckner staff across the state attend Go Blue events to raise awareness
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. In 2021, 1,809 children died in the United States from child abuse and neglect. In Texas, 199 children died...

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Stronger together
What you do makes a difference: A difference with a purpose
Our annual event celebrating the work of our Buckner team members is always a highlight of the year for me. The Gathering, which we celebrated April...

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High school best friends volunteer together to make a difference
The seniors formed meaningful connections with each other and others during their volunteer service
Best friends since sixth grade, Thanh Phan and Derria Money were determined to find a way to continue to have fun together when they began attending...

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