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End of the Year Update – 2021

End of the Year UpdateWe just finished the most impactful fall season in our history by hosting two Fall Fests, one for special education students in our local school district and one for several hundred adults and children in our Orphan Care ministry. We also...

Current Realities of Foster Care in Texas: How Lonesome Dove Ranch is Meeting the Needs of Foster Kids and Their Families

While the foster care system has been in a state of emergency for some time, the Covid-19 pandemic has pushed the Texas foster care system past its limits. Many foster homes, temporary shelters, and group homes have closed their doors due to increased scrutiny, lack...

A Letter from our Founder

This morning I walked by the area where the cross is located at the ranch. It just happened to be “mow day” here. Each week, a group of volunteers affectionately known as the “Lonesome Dove Lawn Boys” shows up to take care of the property. They are mostly retired...

Miracle

Dear Friend, As many of you know, Lonesome Dove Ranch is a place of healing for abused and exploited children, as well as a place of rest, resourcing, and restoration for small town pastors. The centerpiece of all that goes on at the ranch is a building we call our...

The Roundup Camp Update!

Royse City, Texas - June 12, 2018 - Check out this video update and see how you can help Lonesome Dove Ranch serve exploited children this summer. Because of a couple of generous donors that have given a matching gift of $20,000,...
We are almost there!

We are almost there!

Dear Friend of Lonesome Dove Ranch, As I write this update to you, we are at the halfway point of our summer camps. I am about to step away from the computer and walk into the dining hall where we will sing Happy Birthday to every camper and each one will get a...

It’s Camp Time!

It’s Camp Time!

We are in the last few weeks of an uphill challenge to raise the final resources to fully fund all our camps for orphans this summer at Lonesome Dove Ranch. Many of you have already given…for that we say a massive THANK YOU! These children come to camp free of charge...

Watch Highlights from “The Roundup” 2016

Watch Highlights from “The Roundup” 2016

Royse City, Texas – July 19, 2017 – Lonesome Dove Ranch recently hosted “The Round-Up” 2016 – the first ever camp held on the Ranch. Campers from across North Texas participated in a three day, two night retreat. Many prayer partners, volunteers, and donors helped to...

From the Ranch: Great News!

From the Ranch: Great News!

The following is an excerpt adapted from a letter recently sent to all of our donors. It includes an important announcement about how gifts made to the Ranch between now and August 15th will make twice the difference in the lives of the children who will be attending...

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