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Sibling separation in foster care: An impetus for change
Today is National Sibling Day, a day to remember and honor your siblings. But many foster children throughout the country are separated from their...

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Buckner International celebrates 140 years of ministry
Today, Buckner International celebrated 140 years of serving children, strengthening families and inspiring happiness in the lives of seniors. We...

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USDA, Buckner Rio Grande Valley team up to promote ‘agriculture and rural prosperity in America’
Buckner International and the U.S. Department of Agriculture partnered to host a listening session in Alamo, Texas on March 28 to discuss...

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Church builds home for Rio Grande Valley family during Spring Break
While some people may go on exotic vacations for Spring Break, 24 volunteers from First Baptist Church in Lufkin traveled to a Peñitas, Texas, to...

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How to encourage your children to read for National Reading Day
January 23 is National Reading Day, one of numerous awareness days designated to highlight the importance of education – and since education is an...

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Faith Focus: Will you go today?
Undoubtedly all of us are familiar with the Great Commission in Matthew 28:18-20: “Then Jesus came to them and said, ‘All authority in heaven and...

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What is hope?
What is hope? Through Buckner International in 2018, it's children embracing forever families through foster care and adoption. It's families...

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The possibility of hope
One of greatest joys of the year is to wish you a merry Christmas on Christmas Day. Throughout this series of Christmas devotions, we have sought to...

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Advent week 4: Sing with joy to all the world
“Celebrate God all day, every day, I mean, revel in him!” – Philippians 4:4 (The Message) ...

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Rio Grande Valley wind farm employees energize Christmas for 50 children in foster care
Ronnie Pursley has worked in the energy industry for decades, but no matter what company he works for or what city he resides, Pursley always looks...

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