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Bravely stepping into foster care
'I'm so grateful that I said yes'
Rob and Emily Holloway felt called to adopt. But when they learned about the huge need in foster care they knew they had to do something. ...

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A day at the ballpark
Families and senior adults participate in Faith and Family Day at Rangers game
It was a fun-filled day at the ballpark on Sunday during Faith and Family Day at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. Buckner families and senior...

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Are random acts of kindness really random?
A devotion on kindness
The Bible tells the story of Jesus standing in front of crowd of people and choosing one man sitting in a tree to dine with. Another story describes...

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Aging out of foster care: Abigail's story
Abigail Leal is a Buckner FYi Center client, and she shares her story of aging out of the foster care system, and what it means to help show other...

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Trauma and foster care
With support, children from trauma can learn coping skills and improve their well-being
As the pandemic is (hopefully and prayerfully) coming to an end, we are seeing children with more and more trauma in our schools, extracurricular...

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From empty nest to full house
Dallas couple have fostered more than 25 children
“I don’t want to get attached.” The phrase is uttered too many times as a reason to not do foster care. ...

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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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