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Swallowed up by life

Swallowed up by life

Not long after we were married, my wife and I purchased a tent from a co-worker. We loved it so much we soon bought a pop-up camper, which we loved...
Global reach

Global reach

It took 10 years for the name to change, but only one trip to change Buckner. ...
Paying it backward and forward

Paying it backward and forward

Rishun Beasley spends her days looking for something she’s already found. It’s a search that drives her every morning and one she knows will...
What justice looks like depends on where you're standing

What justice looks like depends on where you're standing

Scott Collins, senior vice president of communications for Buckner International, originally wrote this column for the Baptist Standard as part of a...
Family reunions

Family reunions

Kaari Vasquez was drawn to the home as soon as she saw a picture of it. Maybe it was a fluke or a coincidence the house was on Kari Ann Drive, but...
How long, O Lord?

How long, O Lord?

Are you a journey or a destination person? Good things take time, but our human nature is to ask, "How long?" Or "Are we there yet?"
Have you ever asked God, 'Where were you?'

Have you ever asked God, 'Where were you?'

A couple years ago, at an event announcing that the world-renowned Cooper Clinic would serve Ventana by Buckner, I heard Dr. Kenneth Cooper say the...
Buckner International trustees issue 'Call for Love, Justice and Racial Reconciliation': Statement unanimously approved by board

Buckner International trustees issue 'Call for Love, Justice and Racial Reconciliation': Statement unanimously approved by board

Saying “we repudiate racism, injustice and racial inequality,” trustees of Buckner International unanimously approved a statement they titled...
Artistic Freedom

Artistic Freedom

The room is smaller than your closet. Three men work quietly as their hands slowly and carefully pull apart banana leaves, gently tearing each leaf...
Buckner leading the way for adoption in Kenya

Buckner leading the way for adoption in Kenya

Pauline Njonge remembers the embarrassment her mother felt the first time Pauline visited with her own daughter, Samantha. It’s a painful memory...
Through the fire: Kenyan orphan finds hope through Buckner International

Through the fire: Kenyan orphan finds hope through Buckner International

Samwel Meraba has a slight scar on the left side of his head. It’s a constant reminder of the fire he escaped as a small boy – a fire that took...

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