Faith Focus: We're in a crisis. How should we respond?
Faith Focus: We're in a crisis. How should we respond?
Make no mistake, we are in the middle of a crisis. There are 111,820 children in the United States waiting to be adopted. There are nearly 30,000...
Get uncomfortable on Orphan Sunday
Get uncomfortable on Orphan Sunday
Orphan Sunday is a time to rally together to care for the lonely, particularly those who are lonely because of circumstances beyond their control....
Buckner Midland, Jenna Bush Hager celebrate influence of strong West Texas families
Buckner Midland, Jenna Bush Hager celebrate influence of strong West Texas families
Jenna Bush Hager reflected on her upbringing and the importance of strong families for the success of children during the Buckner Midland Shining...
Faith Focus: With all your heart, soul and mind
Faith Focus: With all your heart, soul and mind
Thom had a problem. His son was being teased because of his weight. He couldn’t force the bullies to stop, so he took a different approach: Build...
These fall festivals bring all the treats with no tricks
These fall festivals bring all the treats with no tricks
Around the state, Buckner ministries have been treating children to festive fall festivals. Dressed up as their favorite superhero, character or...
Faith Focus: Who is the next superhero?
Faith Focus: Who is the next superhero?
As we wrap up our month highlighting Buckner “superheroes” – those who have gone to great lengths to protect children and strengthen families,...
Superhero families
Superhero families
Throughout the month of October, we have been highlighting some of our superheroes – families who protect children and are strengthening their...
Faith Focus: The most common superpower at Buckner
Faith Focus: The most common superpower at Buckner
Last week, I had the pleasure of spending some time with a Buckner foster family in Midland, Texas. As they shared their story, I realized you were...
Faith Focus: This superpower is rarely seen but always noticed
Faith Focus: This superpower is rarely seen but always noticed
As we continue to look at “superheroes” who protect children and strengthen families, it dawned on me that most superpowers are obvious: super...
Respite care: What in the world is that? Why not you?
Respite care: What in the world is that? Why not you?
For eight years, my husband and I were blessed to do full-time foster care. We cared for little and big ones, playful and crying ones, verbal and...

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