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 […]

The Jesus Agenda: Becoming An Agent of Redemption

I have just completed a book by this title: The Jesus Agenda: Becoming an Agent of Redemption. My expectation is that this book will be published and ready for distribution in early May, right before mother’s day. The book features the theme of redemption as the heart of our ministry at Buckner. It is ideal […]

Shining Hope on Campus

As 2014 comes to an end, I fondly recall opportunities to speak on university campuses representing the ministry of Buckner. I started the year lecturing at the Housely Principle Lectureship Series at Angelo State University in San Angelo and spoke with the Angelo State University Honors College Students via Skype. The Honors College Students responded […]

Pastors Retreat at Camp Buckner

Last week I had the privilege of hosting a group of pastors at Camp Buckner for fellowship, inspiration, and recreation. It was an opportunity to honor them during clergy appreciation month and to engage them in the Buckner mission. Our speakers were Dr. Chris Seiple, President, Institute for Global Engagement and Dr. Thom Wolf, President, […]

You Can’t Go with God and Stay Where You Are

Leadership is about movement into the unknown and at times the uncertain. Management is more about predictability and routine. Leadership is about change; management is more about sameness. We need both. In fact, Buckner has needed both to survive 135 years. I will never forget the day I was elected as the sixth President of […]