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Buckner celebrates 50 years serving Rio Grande Valley
1971 is heralded by Apple TV+’s groundbreaking documentary “1971” as “the year that music changed everything.” It was the year that saw...

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This year, we are celebrating many milestones for Buckner – one of those being 50 years of ministry in the Rio Grande Valley. This issue of Buckner...

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A glory unique
A devotion on the glory of Christ
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the concept of glory. The Bible teaches that Christians are uniquely glorious, because we possess the glory...

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Families enjoy a night at the ballpark at the Sugarland Skeeters
On Sept. 7, 2021, Buckner’s senior living community in Houston, Parkway Place, gathered with children, families and staff from the Buckner Family...

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New joint agreement will support youth aging out of foster care
The joint effort will seek to provide services to prevent youth from experiencing homelessness, incarceration or poverty
Buckner Children and Family Services and Georgia-based Connections Homes signed a joint agreement today to provide a more extensive support network...

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Reflections on 9/11
Buckner president gives his September 2021 update
I was in San Antonio. It was a bright, clear morning and I was preparing to leave for the Baptist University of the Americas and a full day of work...

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Buckner Day at the Rangers
Buckner families cheer on the Texas Rangers
Last week, Buckner International spent the day at the field cheering on the Texas Rangers as they faced the Houston Astros at Globe Life Field. ...

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seek a place to rest
Finding rest in your new normal
A devotion on creating purposeful rest
If you are like me, you might be trying to figure out a new normal after 18 months of a virus that has completely changed how we do everything. We...

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Exactly what you need
A devotion on God's promise to equip the called
A while back, I decided to challenge myself to read through the Bible chronologically. I got through the stories of creation, Noah, Joseph and Moses....

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Serving those in need
You can help vulnerable children and families
In 1879, R.C. Buckner founded Buckner Orphans Home in Dallas after witnessing the needs of hurting and orphaned children in post-Civil War Texas. ...

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