Faith Focus: Unsubscribing from God
Faith Focus: Unsubscribing from God
Each day, roughly 269 billion emails are sent globally. Sometimes it seems like they all land in my inbox, but research says the actual average...
Church builds home for Rio Grande Valley family during Spring Break
Church builds home for Rio Grande Valley family during Spring Break
While some people may go on exotic vacations for Spring Break, 24 volunteers from First Baptist Church in Lufkin traveled to a Peñitas, Texas, to...
Exploring Creativity
Exploring Creativity
During spring break, children involved with the Buckner Family Hope Center at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy in Dallas had the opportunity to...
Faith Focus: Small steps of faith
Faith Focus: Small steps of faith
Friday was National Shoe Day, and after distributing more than 3 million shoes over 20 years, we at Buckner know a thing or two about footwear. ...
Why shoes are the first step out of poverty
Why shoes are the first step out of poverty
Today is National Shoe the World Day, a day helping to change the fact that in the realm of humanitarian aid, shoes are often an overlooked...
Love by the letter
Love by the letter
Handwritten letters are a scarce form of communication in an age of instant connection at the touch of a button. But for residents of Buckner...
Faith Focus: Will you reach out?
Faith Focus: Will you reach out?
It’s never easy going into a new situation. Perhaps no one knows that better than children in the foster care system. They’re suddenly removed...
Buckner Lubbock opens West Texas’ first Family Hope Center
Buckner Lubbock opens West Texas’ first Family Hope Center
Struggling impoverished Lubbock families have new hope thanks to a Buckner ministry that opened today in the area. ...
Matthew McConaughey speaks to youth at the Buckner Family Hope Center at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy
Matthew McConaughey speaks to youth at the Buckner Family Hope Center at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy
Yesterday, Matthew McConaughey stopped by Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy and spoke to youths participating in programs at the Buckner Family Hope...
5 ways to celebrate National Reading Month
5 ways to celebrate National Reading Month
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss ...
Faith Focus: The power of recognition
Faith Focus: The power of recognition
Near the end of February, the Houston City Council awarded Buckner Houston a $100,000 grant to provide case management and services to 30 families...
Four couples join in marriage, commit to each other and their families
Four couples join in marriage, commit to each other and their families
In a church full of people running to and fro, one room stands out. A small group of men are gathered inside talking quietly, sporadically even....

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