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Extending grace during a new school year in the middle of a pandemic
We are living in a time where uncertainty and disparity coincide more than ever before. Our children are living through a global pandemic and...

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Buckner leadership assess Beaumont facilities after positive preliminary reports
The Buckner Children and Family Services campus and Calder Woods senior living community in Beaumont, Texas, appeared to weather Hurricane Laura...

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Buckner Southeast Texas clients and staff find shelter, support across Texas
Senior adults, children, families and staff affiliated with Buckner International ministries in Southeast Texas arrived safely at four Buckner...

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Hurricane Laura prompts evacuation of Buckner clients and staff in Beaumont
Buckner International-affiliated staff, children, families and senior adults served in the Beaumont, Texas, area have evacuated following a mandatory...

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Hope in action
While many volunteer activities have been put on hold to observe COVID-19 social distancing measures, many volunteers have come up with innovative...

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What is the new normal?
What is the new normal? And how do we go back to the old normal? I feel like that is what everyone is talking about these days. But everyone’s...

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Buckner trustees approve new mission statement for Buckner International
In July, Buckner trustees approved a new mission statement for Buckner International – what we call the purpose of the organization. It’s short...

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When I am scared
I want to confess something to you: I am so scared. For the last four months our world has completely turned upside down, and the life we were...

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How to handle fear in the classroom during a pandemic
Tim Whiting is an educator for a large North Texas school district. He also has served as a school administrator. In this article, Tim processes how...

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Are you finding time to rest in God?
I recently took my first vacation in over a year. Thanks to the pandemic, I had no agenda and no plans, just a rare opportunity to rest. At first I...

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