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back to school backpack distributions
Back-to-school blessings across Texas
Buckner ministries help prepare families for the upcoming school year
Starting off a new school year can be scary - especially during a pandemic. Buckner programs banded together across Texas with local businesses and...

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Are you holding on to unforgiving feelings?
A devotion on forgiveness
I can admit I struggle with forgiving myself and others at times. We've all committed a sin in a continuous cycle, been hurt, lied to, been...

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Friday morning anticipation
It’s 8:30 on a Friday morning in Peñitas, Texas, and Maria Peña is already pulling a tray of hot empanadas from her oven. Coated with sugar and...

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Children and teens learn about entrepreneurship
Summer programs teach skills for running a successful business
The Buckner Family Hope Center is a place families can go to find hope, support and empowerment for the whole family, including the children. Just as...

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Lace up your shoes and Run for Hope
Join us for our virtual race to help vulnerable families and children
It's time to lace up your running or walking shoes and join us for the Buckner Run for Hope 5k presented by TexCap Insurance benefiting the...

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Swallowed up by life
A devotion about living life to the fullest
Not long after we were married, my wife and I purchased a tent from a co-worker. We loved it so much we soon bought a pop-up camper, which we loved...

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In congress, we support the new partnerships initiative
Addresses migration at the source of the problem
Buckner International President and CEO Albert Reyes addresses the reason people are migrating to the United States at the Texas border and what...

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a fathers love
He who is forgiven much will love much
A devotion on a father's love
Luke 15 shares the parable of the prodigal son. It’s such a simple story, but contains so many profound truths in a tale that would be relatable to...

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Having COVID re-entry anxiety?
Tips to help reduce feelings of anxiety as we shift back to our lives and offices
Amy Curtis, senior director of counseling for Buckner Children and Family Services, wrote this article for the Baptist News Global. She explains how...

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Kids' creativity highlighted at Houston Astros game
Buckner Family Hope Centers in Houston celebrated their hometown heroes with drawings
Buckner Family Hope Center kids show off their creativity at Houston Astros game Sunday night.

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a fortress of security
Take another look
A devotion on God's protection
Do you often feel like you are being ambushed? Do the challenges of life sometimes leave you feeling overwhelmed and fearful of things to come? What...

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Local business helps send children in foster care to camp
Foster children in Rio Grande Valley receive backpacks with summer supplies for camp
The team at Star Properties Real Estate in the Rio Grande Valley continued its annual tradition of helping send children in foster care to summer...

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