Friday photo: East Texas Subway presents check to Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls
Friday photo: East Texas Subway presents check to Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls
In the month of August, locally-owned SUBWAY® restaurants in the Tyler, Longview, Nacogdoches and Lufkin, Texas, area partnered with Buckner Shoes...
Weaving a difference: senior uses basket weaving passion to give back to community
Weaving a difference: senior uses basket weaving passion to give back to community
For Lee Rose, basket weaving isn’t a joke. It’s a ministry. ...
Finding hope in the midst of the mess
Finding hope in the midst of the mess
Maria Luisa Morales was hopeless. Her family of six was living in complete disarray in a small trailer. Her children were fighting with each other and...
By the numbers: Poverty in Dallas
By the numbers: Poverty in Dallas
Buckner International has served the vulnerable in Dallas since 1879. Through our Buckner Family Hope Center in Wynnewood, Buckner Family Pathways and...
Faith Focus: Faith is taking the first step
Faith Focus: Faith is taking the first step
The young lady pictured above is Kalista, an energetic, imaginative, funny and joyous kindergartener I had the pleasure of meeting last week. She’s...
Friday photo: New beginnings
Friday photo: New beginnings
All the apartments at Buckner Family Pathways in Longview are now occupied as nine single-parent families moved in this week, joining the seven...
Writing a legacy: Senior publishes book at 83
Writing a legacy: Senior publishes book at 83
Wanda Simar is the least likely candidate to write a book. ...
Change a life: Volunteer at Buckner Family Camp
Change a life: Volunteer at Buckner Family Camp
Throughout the year Buckner foster parents pour themselves into the lives of children. They give their time, energy and resources to minister to...
Determined, driven and dedicated: Lufkin single mom overcomes obstacles to succeed
Determined, driven and dedicated: Lufkin single mom overcomes obstacles to succeed
Tiffany Pangarakis was determined. No one ever doubted that. Smart and hard-working, she could succeed at anything she put her mind to. Nothing was...
Faith Focus: Rejoice in new beginnings
Faith Focus: Rejoice in new beginnings
During the weekend, several more families moved into the Buckner Family Pathways in Longview, Texas. Today and tomorrow, three more will move in. In...
Friday photo: Forever Christmas gift
Friday photo: Forever Christmas gift
On Dec. 22, the McCarthy family grew by two when they adopted 2-year-old Ashlyn and her 1-year-old sister Addison in Lubbock, Texas. In five years of...
What young Christians can learn from senior adults
What young Christians can learn from senior adults
An 84-year-old retiree and a young college graduate. ...

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