Foster Care and Adoption
Celebrating foster care parents
Highlighting some of the amazing families who have opened their hearts and homes to children in need in Texas
The goal with foster care is always reunification, but in the meantime, vulnerable children can find a safe, loving home within a foster family....
Malleable – a superpower all children possess
Are children more malleable than adults?
Meet Mateo. His superpower is being malleable. ...
5 tips to increase self-care during summer
How many tips can you work into your summer schedule?
We’re just a few days from the official start of summer, and I’m excited it’s here again. Of course, since Buckner is based in Texas, we...
Being a father like Christ
John and Bri Thomas have fostered and adopted children through Buckner International and consider it their calling. John reflects on what it means to...
Growing a family
Building a family legacy through foster care and adoption
The Thomas family lives on the edge of a northern panhandle town called Gruver, Texas. Across the road to the north, you can see all the way to the...
Kids are superheroes
Overcoming adversity and realizing potential strength
What do children and superheroes have in common? Superheroes were once children who overcame adverse childhood experiences (ACE). ...
See how you make an impact through Buckner
You can read the summer edition of Buckner Today now
Do you want to see all the ways you are making a difference in the lives of the children and families served by Buckner? Read the latest issue of...
Are you assured of God's love for you?
A devotion about how much God the father loves us
Last Christmas, my son and 3-year-old grandson, Walker, were putting out their Christmas lights and one of the bulbs was broken. My son warned his...
Former foster youth need to know they are not abandoned
40-50% of foster youth become homeless within 18 months of aging out
Buckner President and CEO Albert Reyes shares about National Aging Out of Foster Care Awareness Day on Baptist News Global and reflects on what we...
Aging out of foster care: Jasmine's story
Foster youth discovered hope and healing at Buckner NextStep
Jasmine Bourne-Thorne grew up as a foster child and eventually aged out of the system when she was 18 years old. ...