Maximized summer fun
Maximized summer fun
Summer break is an exciting time for many children and teens. However, this excitement can sometimes lead to trouble when they are left home alone all...
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...
Faith Focus: Beverlye Dodd's story is the story of all of us
Faith Focus: Beverlye Dodd's story is the story of all of us
Beverlye Dodd grew up being told she was not smart enough, not good enough and not worth enough—and never would be. ...
Buckner receives funds from Touchdown Houston: Like it on social media!
Buckner receives funds from Touchdown Houston: Like it on social media!
According to Touchdown Houston, “Super Bowl LI may have been the greatest Super Bowl of all time, but the collaboration with the 78 nonprofits that...
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. ...
Happy Father's Day!
Happy Father's Day!
Involved fathers are key to building strong families. That’s why many Buckner Family Hope Centers have specific ministries where fathers gather to...

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