Please pray for our ministries preparing for Hurricane Harvey
Please pray for our ministries preparing for Hurricane Harvey
Buckner International President and CEO Albert Reyes announced Friday morning the statewide ministry is preparing for Hurricane Harvey’s expected...
Buckner provides children in Aldine, Conroe with school supplies
Buckner provides children in Aldine, Conroe with school supplies
The Buckner Family Hope Center at Houston/Aldine and the Buckner Foster Care and Adoption and Family Pathways programs in Conroe recently provided...
Faith Focus: 'Twas the night before school begins
Faith Focus: 'Twas the night before school begins
Shannon* first met Tim* during the second semester of first grade. It was the first time Tim had ever gone to school, and Shannon was trying to help...
Maneuvering the public education system for your foster children
Maneuvering the public education system for your foster children
Children who come into your care as foster children always come to you with some sort of trauma. Otherwise, they wouldn’t be in the need of a safe...
Faith Focus: Home
Faith Focus: Home
If you’ve ever taken a trip for a significant period of time, you know how good it feels to come home. The bed feels perfect. Everything is right...
Faith Focus: 'We changed the trajectory of his life'
Faith Focus: 'We changed the trajectory of his life'
Andi Harrison is director of Buckner foster care and adoption in North Texas. She’s also a foster parent. When her first foster child was placed...
Faith Focus: Sitting on the precipice of something new
Faith Focus: Sitting on the precipice of something new
In an office near the front of the Buckner Children and Family Services campus in Longview, Texas, Buckner Family Coach Courtney Barr visits with a...
'I'd like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free'
'I'd like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free'
On Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks boarded a largely empty bus in Montgomery, Ala. after a long day at work as a seamstress. She walked by several rows of...
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...

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