Sad math: Lower incomes plus higher costs lead to struggling single mothers
Sad math: Lower incomes plus higher costs lead to struggling single mothers
It’s easy to read gaudy headlines about individuals abusing government assistance programs and assume the worst about every person who is receiving...
Pain to perseverance: Conroe mom forges forward to earn college degree
Pain to perseverance: Conroe mom forges forward to earn college degree
When Ashlee Robinson first met Anna Rodriquez and Carrie Johnson, she couldn’t even look them in the eye. Reeling from what felt like a series of...
If you have not volunteered to serve children and families in need, here’s what you’re missing
If you have not volunteered to serve children and families in need, here’s what you’re missing
Many of us want to volunteer to help someone else but many times we don’t know how or where to start. Soon, our motivation dwindles and we settle...
Holistic ministry: The relationship between faith and social work
Holistic ministry: The relationship between faith and social work
I’m a Christian. And I’m a social worker. Some would even call me a Christian social worker. ...
Faith Focus: What's the capital of Delaware?
Faith Focus: What's the capital of Delaware?
As someone who has interviewed thousands of individuals in my career, I’ve probably asked more than a million questions. That might even be...
Let's kick the summer off right!
Let's kick the summer off right!
The Buckner Family Hope Center at Wynnewood in Dallas recently brought the community together to kick off the season with the Summer Fam Fest and...
Faith Focus: Cel-e-brate good times, come on!
Faith Focus: Cel-e-brate good times, come on!
The first full week of June is upon us. That means graduations and graduation parties. ...
It’s summer! Let’s make it count for our children
It’s summer! Let’s make it count for our children
Let the celebration commence! The last school bell of the year is about to ring and children are going to bolt out the doors for the freedom of a...
From grief to graduation: First Buckner Family Pathways mom in Longview earns college degree
From grief to graduation: First Buckner Family Pathways mom in Longview earns college degree
Stephanie Fletcher’s best friend was her grandmother. She could tell the family matriarch anything and receive wise counsel. Her grandmother was...
Family Pathways mom: I can finally say, ‘The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.’
Family Pathways mom: I can finally say, ‘The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.’
As I was moving to Houston four years ago, I thought I just need a job so I can provide for my family. Pregnant with my third child, Josepha, and...

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