seeking god in the quiet
Seeking God in the quiet
How has your life changed in the last week? For many of us, we are embracing a new culture of working from home, homeschooling our children,...

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Buckner Retirement Services encourages Texans to write letters to senior adults
Help bring love and joy to the residents who live at Buckner Retirement Communities. Buckner is asking for letters, stories or drawings to be mailed...

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Coronavirus: Buckner Family Hope Centers close, but services to continue
Buckner leaders announced March 18 that all Family Hope Centers would close their on-site facilities for two weeks, but will continue to deliver many...

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Coronavirus: Responding in unprecedented times
A friend once told me that how a person responds to life’s first major crisis determines how that person will respond to all future crises. ...

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Peace in the storm
Several years ago, I was traveling to my parents’ home in northern Wisconsin. I was about 300 miles away driving through snow. Gradually, the snow...

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Small church makes big contributions to help Buckner Missions
Memorial Baptist Church in Taylor, Texas, doesn’t have a slogan on its outside sign, but if it did, it might read something like this: A small...

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Conversations about race in Texas faith circles tend to leave out Hispanics
I grew up singing, “Red and yellow, black and white, they are precious in his sight. Jesus loves the little children of the world.” As I’ve...

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Faith Focus: The greatest friend
This week, my dearest childhood friend came to visit me. We became friends in high school and she is one of the few friends I still keep in contact...

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Family Pathways director wins Nexstar’s Remarkable Women in the Community award for Permian Basin
The impact Anna Rodriquez had on Buckner Family Pathways in Midland is representative of the program's success with single-parent families in...

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It started with a whisper: How one West Texas church impacts their local community with service
A single lyric from a song, “Oh, somebody needs the light you have,” adds further fuel to an already passionate ACTNow missions team from...

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Faith Focus: Soaking in God's Word
Yesterday, my mom and I were outside walking my dog. The sun was out and there was a cool breeze. ...

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rhonda lee found safety at buckner family pathways
Buckner Family Pathways gave single mom safety and security to succeed
College was never considered an option for Rhonda Lee. She aged out of foster care and had to fend for herself. College, she thought, was only for...

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