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Dallas Mavericks hand out Thanksgiving turkeys to families in need
Families served by Buckner received a Thanksgiving day feast
Dallas Mavericks players Kristaps Porzingis, Maxi Kleber, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Dwight Powell joined former Dallas Mavericks players Charlie...

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How much does God love you?
A devotion about how deep God's love is for us
Have you ever stopped to think about just how great God's love for you is? When I really stop to think about just how much God loves me, it...

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A dream family
Becoming a family of eight was challenging, but everything the Copelands dreamed about
The Copeland family home feels like a movie. Six children are laughing together with joy. Some of them are playing in the backyard on the trampoline...

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Thank you, Veterans!
Honoring those who live in Buckner communities who served our nation through the Armed Forces
At Buckner we have the opportunity and privilege of serving many men and women who have worn one of the uniforms of our armed services and we...

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Riding the roller coaster
A family committed to the ups and downs of fostering and adoption
There’s a sense of energy when you walk through Faith and Gerald Varlack’s front door. It’s more than a house; it’s an experience. ...

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Buckner Children and Family Services to relocate Southeast Texas programs to new Beaumont-area location
Move will help Buckner better serve vulnerable children and families in Beaumont
Buckner Children and Family Services will relocate its programs and services in Southeast Texas to reduce expenses associated with the ongoing...

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A ministry of presence
A devotion about ministering to those around us
I have never spent a single day in my life as a patient in a hospital, but in 32 years of ministry as a pastor/chaplain, I have been to the hospital...

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Ventana's first centenarian
Member at Ventana by Buckner celebrates 100th birthday
Last week, Virginia Justine McEwen, a member at Ventana by Buckner, a Buckner senior living community in Dallas, celebrated her 100th birthday. ...

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Behind the adoption curtain
It's National Adoption Month: Learn what adoption looks like for children and families
Adoption is beautiful. Adoption is also incredibly difficult. It’s a miracle that stems from loss. God never intended for families to be broken or...

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This is your strength
Do it yourself, or DIY, has become popular for home improvement enthusiasts. People who’ve never held a hammer in their lives are grabbing...

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Stories of life
Chaplains share stories of faith, life with seniors
Chaplain John Bender has spent most of his career as a pastor and church educator in churches in Tennessee and Texas. But in 2016 when the door...

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2021 buckner advent guide
The 2021 Buckner Advent Guide is here!
A free guide with devotions and activities for your family
Do you remember waking up each morning and rushing to your Advent calendar to look behind the door and see what surprise awaited you there? Remember...

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