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....
Buckner Southeast Texas receives $35,000 grant from The Edaren Foundation
Buckner Southeast Texas receives $35,000 grant from The Edaren Foundation
Buckner Southeast Texas was recently named the recipient of a $35,000 grant from The Edaren Foundation to help cover a portion of Buckner's work in...
Marriage isn't a magical elixir for poverty, but it does represent a chance at stability for children
Marriage isn't a magical elixir for poverty, but it does represent a chance at stability for children
When most people think of weddings, something like this may come to mind: ...
Faith Focus: Teach me to craft
Faith Focus: Teach me to craft
Yesterday, my son was trying to teach me how to play Minecraft, the seemingly ubiquitous building video game. He’s played the game off and on for...
Buckner approved for its first grant from the city of Houston for $100,000
Buckner approved for its first grant from the city of Houston for $100,000
This week, Houston City Council voted to approve Buckner International to receive its first grant from the city. The $100,000 grant is for a contract...

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