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Texas church refuses to let canceled mission trip prevent them from helping families in the Rio Grande Valley
This summer was supposed to mark the 10th year in a row Woodlawn Baptist Church in Austin, Texas, would send volunteers to the Rio Grande Valley for...

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Preparing for the school year
Typically, in July parents are beginning to look at school supply lists and buying school clothes for their children, and children are trying to...

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Single mom found the running start she needed to change her family's life
Juggling a chaotic home life, struggling in school and raising her then 4-year-old son, Chanique Steele prayers were answered when she found Buckner...

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7 ways to celebrate the Fourth of July while social distancing
The Fourth of July is quintessentially the perfect summer holiday, usually spent outdoors grilling hamburgers and hot dogs with neighbors and friends...

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Serving six feet apart
Service didn’t stop at the Buckner Center for Humanitarian Aid because of the coronavirus. In fact, the ways in which staff are serving those in...

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Parenting a special needs child with a history of trauma: A story of hope and redemption
I started working in child welfare 20 years ago. During the course of my career, I have received training and would consider myself very...

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A foster mom's view on parenting special needs children for 20 years
God equips the called to care for children with special needs ...

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Women coming together in Longview
“Women coming together with a collective intention … It’s a powerful thing.” – so read the program at the Zonta Club of Longview’s annual...

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Help during the crisis: Activities to cope with grief at home
This has been a difficult time, a time for isolation for many and the traditional ways we would support each other through grief and loss have not...

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Help during the crisis: Coping with grief during a pandemic
No one can predict when or how one experiences grief, especially during a pandemic. ...

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