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how to be the light
What does it mean to shine?
A devotion on sharing the light of Jesus
In John 1:9, Jesus is called “the true light, which gives light to everyone.” John asserts Jesus is the true light. The true light that darkness...

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Celebrating growth on National Single Parent Day
A firsthand look at the journey that brought one mom to the Buckner Family Pathways® program
Today is National Single Parent Day. At Buckner International, we have the special opportunity to come alongside so many single parents through the...

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shine the light
A Psalm for a stressful time
A devotion on God's love
Have you ever been on the Sunday evening worry wheel? Recently, my mind was spinning and unproductively thinking of the week ahead. I couldn’t...

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More than two decades of Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls® and 5 million lives impacted
Honoring the legacy and impact for National Shoe the World Day today
25 years. This is a figure I’ve contemplated often over the last few months. That’s because the ministry project I’m privileged to serve –...

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fatherhood community
Creating safe community for fathers and father figures
Annual Fatherhood EFFECT Summit celebrates impact and growth with dads in attendance
Water pours over a vase of ping-pong balls as a young dad shares the heartache of his earliest memory. When the water empties, he sees the word...

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thisis the day
God is good and his love endures forever
A devotion on the joy in relationship with God
Music has always been a big part of my life. I remember coming home from church one day and spending hours learning how to play, “This Is The...

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women in business
Celebrating International Women's Day
Honoring the women who lead and inspire everyday
Today is International Women’s Day. It’s likely you know a woman in your life who juggles more than just one role, one relationship or even just...

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Prioritizing nutrition for seniors
Buckner senior living communities keep quality nutrition at the forefront for residents
Leslie Fabish, regional dietitian for Thomas Cuisines, offers insight for seniors for National Nutrition Month. Thomas Cuisine partners with BRS...

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peace of god
God did not give us a spirit of fear
A devotion on peace from God in heartbreaking times
Fear can be debilitating. It can cause you to stop in your tracks and experience physical reactions such as a rapid heartbeat, sweating, dizziness...

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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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Learn how you shine hope in the latest Buckner Today
Latest issue of Buckner Today magazine available now
Buckner International continues to shine hope in the lives of vulnerable children, families and senior adults. Because of your support, the stories...

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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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