destiny found direction and guidance at buckner nextstep
When she didn't know what was next, NextStep was there for her
When she was 17, Destiny and her brother were removed from their home by Child Protective Services. The move was sudden and left Destiny trying to...

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Advent starts today
Today is the start of Advent. The Christmas season is a time of awaiting and anticipation for Christ's birth. That is why we celebrate Advent – we...

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Shine hope this Christmas
While you're out catching all the Black Friday deals today, pick something up for a family Buckner serves. ...

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We're thankful for you!
Thanksgiving Day – it’s a day full of family, fun and food. But even more so, it’s a time of reflection and remembrance. It’s a time to be...

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Heroes of hope
Amanda and Johnny McDorman have been foster parents for eight years. Every day they fight for their children, but when they met Sebastian, they knew...

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Called to foster
Editor's note: Today is National Adoption Day and to celebrate we're sharing the story of Jami Gatewood, who adopted three girls on National Adoption...

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Victory in keeping siblings together this National Adoption Month
After years of trying to create a biological family and even working with different adoption agencies, Paul and Chrissy DeAnda decided to try the...

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The 2019 Buckner Advent Guide is here!
The greatest gift we can give our family is our legacy – who we are. And what better time to pass on traditions and be together as a family than...

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Faith Fosters Texas: Texas Baptists focus on fixing an ailing system
Many families today are noticing the great need throughout the foster care and adoption system. According to the Texas Department of Family and...

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7 tips to host a support shower for adoptive families
Baby showers. The mention of such an event typically generates happy emotions because the birth of a child is definitely something to be celebrated....

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