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The 2020 Buckner Advent Guide has arrived!
The 27-day devotional will lead you and your family through a time of reflection and prayer, focusing on the promises of God during the Advent...

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Take a walk, don't worry and be happy
Since the onset of COVID-19 in the United States, I have taken evening walks with my wife and middle son. We walk at a brisk pace, talking and...

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Celebrating National Adoption Month
According to Child Welfare Information Gateway, the idea of dedicating a time to raise awareness about the need for adoption began in 1976 when the...

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The COVID-19 crisis in Peru
The toll of the pandemic in the other countries Buckner serves is overwhelming. For many desperate children and families, Buckner is their only...

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Leading with hope: Buckner president shares stories of perseverance and hope during COVID-19
Buckner President and CEO Albert Reyes shares an update on how Buckner staff are pulling together, both domestically and internationally, to serve...

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Talking to adopted persons about birth families and adoption paperwork
Natasha was adopted internationally when she was 12 years old. She shares her personal perspective as an adult adopted person on access to adoption...

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An adult adopted person's perspective on transracial adoption
Kitty experienced international adoption as a child. Now an adult, she shares her feelings on being raised in a transracial family in America. ...

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Justice looks like the kingdom of God
Dr. Albert Reyes, Buckner president and CEO, originally wrote this column for the Baptist Standard as part of a special series "Justice looks like...

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What is adoption gaslighting?
Dr. Chaitra Wirta-Leiker is a licensed psychologist with professional training in Theraplay, TBRI and EMDR. She is also an international-adopted...

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Roy submits resignation, continues to be involved in Buckner programs as volunteer
Throughout her time at Buckner and prior, working with Aldine Y.O.U.T.H. Community Center, Shawna Roy has been an important part of the Houston...

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