memorial day honors those who died while serving in the armed forces
A sacrifice of love
On Memorial Day we honor those who have died while serving in the military
Many people confuse Veterans Day and Memorial Day. While Veterans Day (originally known as Armistice Day and observed on Nov. 11) honors all military...

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foster children who age out of the system need support
New awareness day spotlights the 23,000 youth aging out of foster care annually
National Aging Out of Foster Care Awareness Day created to shine hope for youth in foster care
Today is the inaugural National Aging Out of Foster Care Awareness Day, an official day to recognize the thousands of youths aging out of the system...

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collaboration is needed to fix the foster care crisis
When it comes to the foster care crisis, we all want to help
Buckner International President and CEO Albert Reyes wrote this column for The Dallas Morning News. A member of the Board of Trustees of the...

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Read stories of hope from around the globe
Celebrate 25 years of international work with us in the latest Bucker Today, featuring ministry updates, photos from years past and beautiful stories...

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not another statistic
Homeless, pregnant and aging out of foster care
Briana now supports those facing what she once faced
Imagine being 14 and facing homelessness. Briana Wright knows what it’s like all too well. ...

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senior adult teaches dancing classes
73-year-old woman helps others in her community stay healthy
Senior adult teaches line dancing to other residents in her senior living community
Today is National Senior Health and Fitness Day, and one resident at Baptist Retirement Community in San Angelo is helping her fellow residents stay...

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nothing but jesus can satisfy us
Satisfaction guaranteed
A devotion about finding satisfaction in Jesus
Satisfaction guaranteed: These two words are used very loosely today. We have companies selling food that have a guarantee of satisfaction. But what...

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baptist retirement community residents celebate 70 years
It’s Baptist Retirement Community's 70th anniversary
Residents celebrated 70 years of the iconic San Angelo senior living community serving senior adults
Residents, family members, and staff of Baptist Retirement Community came together to celebrate the senior living community’s 70th anniversary. The...

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tea classes in houston
Virtual program helps teens explore career paths
Youth participated in hands on activities
To help keep families and children safe, the Buckner Teen Enrichment Academy (TEA) shifted to a virtual format. But that didn't stop teens from...

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moore family 1
Following the call
Family overcomes obstacles to provide home for children in foster care
Mindy and Shawn Moore had a calling: Foster children in need. In following that calling, the Moores have been open to every twist in the road ......

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focusing on god can help heal the pain
Focus on the big picture
A devotion about focusing on God during difficult times
“What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.” –James 4:14 ...

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virtual conference goodies
Empowered and inspired
37 women attended virtual conference hosted by Comerica Bank and Buckner Family Hope Center
Last week, the Buckner Family Hope Center partnered with Comerica to host a virtual women’s conference. Just in time to celebrate Mother’s Day,...

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