Partners in the Gospel

I had the privilege of visiting the campus of Campbellsville University (CU), a private Christian liberal arts university in Kentucky at the beginning of March. I was invited to speak at their weekly convocation, share lunch with faculty and staff, and then to be interviewed on the university tv/radio program. You can learn more about […]

National Prayer Breakfast 2016

I had the wonderful privilege of attending the National Prayer Breakfast last week in Washington, DC. Since 1953, members of Congress have gathered to pray for our nation and have invited the President of the United States to join them in prayer and offer a few remarks. I am not suggesting that our political differences […]

My Buckner Family

Family is what we do at Buckner. We are all about building families, strengthening families, and celebrating families. Family is where we come from and represents who we are. David, the King of Israel, once wrote (Psalm 68:6): “God sets the lonely in families, he leads forth the prisoners with singing, but the rebellious live […]

My Baptist Family

Family is what we do at Buckner. We are all about building families, strengthening families, and celebrating families. Family is where we come from and represents who we are. David, the King of Israel, once wrote (Psalm 68:6): “God sets the lonely in families, he leads forth the prisoners with singing, but the rebellious live […]

Family

Family is what we do at Buckner. We are all about building families, strengthening families, and celebrating families. Family is where we come from and represents who we are. David, the King of Israel, once wrote (Psalm 68:6): “God sets the lonely in families, he leads forth the prisoners with singing, but the rebellious live […]

Buckner Dominicana Engaging Families

I arrived in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on Columbus Day, Monday October 12, 2015. Our timing was pretty amazing. However, as I listened to Dominicans describe this day, they spoke of celebrating the “Meeting of the Races,” or “Dia de las Razas.” While they did not celebrate Columbus, they did celebrate their history. I realized […]

The First 90 Days of The Jesus Agenda

The First 90 Days of The Jesus Agenda has been fun to watch as news of the book has hit the airwaves, magazines, on-line news outlets, and social media. Recently USA Headline News featured an article with a radio interview embedded in the online version. • There was also a very nice book review by […]

The Jesus Agenda, Engaging your story of Redemption

It has almost been a month since The Jesus Agenda: Becoming an Agent of Redemption, was released by Believers Press. Buckner staff, trustees, friends, and donors have begun reading this book and have provided an encouraging response. The Jesus Agenda is about shining hope for redemptive transformation in the lives of vulnerable children, orphans, and […]

Buckner and Texas Baptists: Doing More Together

On Tuesday of this week, it was my pleasure to present the Jeremiah’s Hope Award to the Executive Board of the Baptist General Convention of Texas. Dr. Ron Lyles, Chairman of the Executive Board, Executive Director Dr. David Hardage, and members of the Executive Board graciously provided time for us to present this video of […]