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Dr. Albert Reyes

How federal funding can help our local foster care crisis

How federal funding can help our local foster care crisis

Legislators for Texas, as well as those who oversee counties and cities throughout the state, are currently working on plans to use their piece of...
In congress, we support the new partnerships initiative

In congress, we support the new partnerships initiative

Buckner International President and CEO Albert Reyes addresses the reason people are migrating to the United States at the Texas border and what...
Embracing freedom

Embracing freedom

After reflecting on last summer, I’m feeling extra thankful today. ...
You can be an advocate

You can be an advocate

Advocate (ad-vo-cate); noun; One who pleads the cause of another; one who defends or maintains a cause; one who supports or promotes the interests of...
Shine the light

Shine the light

For more than a year, I’ve shared monthly updates about Buckner International. They’ve focused on keeping you informed about our pandemic...
When it comes to the foster care crisis, we all want to help

When it comes to the foster care crisis, we all want to help

Buckner International President and CEO Albert Reyes wrote this column for The Dallas Morning News. A member of the Board of Trustees of the...
Still shining hope in the midst of COVID-19

Still shining hope in the midst of COVID-19

The past two weeks have marked the one-year milestone for several events that occurred at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Yet, we never closed...
2020: It was the best of times and it was the worst of times

2020: It was the best of times and it was the worst of times

"It was the best of times. It was the worst of times." I remember hearing those words from Charles Dickens when I was in school. It sounded confusing...
A promised land

A promised land

Martin Luther King, Jr. would have turned 92 Friday, January 15 had his magnificent life not been cut short by an assassin’s bullet. And while the...
How writing a book can help your nonprofit succeed

How writing a book can help your nonprofit succeed

Buckner President and CEO, Albert Reyes, is a Forbes Council Member and originally wrote this article about writing a book for Forbes. ...
Take a walk, don't worry and be happy

Take a walk, don't worry and be happy

Since the onset of COVID-19 in the United States, I have taken evening walks with my wife and middle son. We walk at a brisk pace, talking and...
As we grapple with COVID-19, let's remember that faith and love are vital components of healing

As we grapple with COVID-19, let's remember that faith and love are vital components of healing

There is a healing science associated with touch, from reducing stress hormones to increasing levels of melatonin and serotonin. ...
Today is Juneteenth

Today is Juneteenth

Today is Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Jubilee Day. It marks the day in 1865 when Union Gen. Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas,...
Kneeling in prayer

Kneeling in prayer

Buckner President Albert Reyes reminds readers of a biblical duty to speak against injustice and act to correct it.
Children, communication and the coronavirus

Children, communication and the coronavirus

Editors note: The following article written by Buckner International President and CEO Albert Reyes was originally published by the Baptist Standard....
Coronavirus: Responding in unprecedented times

Coronavirus: Responding in unprecedented times

A friend once told me that how a person responds to life’s first major crisis determines how that person will respond to all future crises. ...
Conversations about race in Texas faith circles tend to leave out Hispanics

Conversations about race in Texas faith circles tend to leave out Hispanics

I grew up singing, “Red and yellow, black and white, they are precious in his sight. Jesus loves the little children of the world.” As I’ve...
Presidential Perspective: Responding to the coronavirus

Presidential Perspective: Responding to the coronavirus

The safety and protection of those we serve and our staff are the highest priorities for Buckner International. We are implementing strategic plans...
Merry Christmas from Buckner president and CEO

Merry Christmas from Buckner president and CEO

Thank you for the hope and encouragement you give. May God bless you this Christmas season.
The key to lowering Dallas' Hispanic poverty rate lies in Bachman Lake

The key to lowering Dallas' Hispanic poverty rate lies in Bachman Lake

The Dallas Morning News recently reported, “Hispanic poverty rate drops, but Dallas lags.” The article, based on data released by the U.S. Census...

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