6 Stones Stories

Our Mission

 

The mission of 6 Stones is to be a Catalyst of Hope transforming lives, homes, and communities.

 

We do this by mobilizing our community, and sharing Hope with the hopeless.

Our Core Values

Christ-centered, Compassionate, Integrity, Unified, Servant-hearted, Influencer

Reflections On My First Year at 6 Stones

Dear Friend, As the new Executive Director at 6 Stones, I’ve had the privilege of seeing our programs for the first time this year. The…

Our Prayer For You This Thanksgiving

There’s something special about the way things come together at Thanksgiving. Whether your family are travelers or stay-at-homers. Artisan chefs or keep-it-simple cooks. The beauty…

6 Stones: An Oral History

As we celebrate our first decade, the staff at 6 Stones felt that we ought to reflect on the history of our organization and programs.…

A Banker Explains What Families Need (Beyond Money)

Paul Baccus has always wanted to help people. Growing up, he thought that meant becoming a doctor, a dentist, or a lawyer. Now, 14 years…

New Hope Center

Dorothy: Breaking Down

Dorothy did everything the “right way.” She married her high school sweetheart, started a family, and landed a great job almost as soon as they…

The Reyes Family: Change Demands Constants

Jason and Nycole Reyes came to this community in the middle of a battle for their lives. They were both overweight. Doctors warned Jason that,…

Guest Post: Six Degrees of Support

Text By Francesca “Franki” Taylor In 1929, Hungarian author, playwright, poet, and journalist Frigyes Karinthy became the first proponent of the “six degrees of separation”…

Guest Post: The Job Hunt

Text by Francesca Taylor Disclaimer: “The Job Hunt” is a work of non-fiction. While I’m sharing my true story, I am in not qualified to…

Community Powered Revitalization (CPR)

Selma: The Faces In My Dreams

Every square inch of Selma’s house shouts that three generations share the space. Toys, water tables, and a trampoline take up patches of the overgrown…

Everman: A Small Town With Big Potential

It’s hard to imagine a more unassuming City Hall than the simple rectangular brick building in Everman. Mayor Ray Richardson is ready and waiting in…

Take a Tour of Everman, Courtesy of Its Public Servants

It’s hard to imagine a more unassuming City Hall than the simple rectangular brick building in Everman. Mayor Ray Richardson is ready and waiting in…

6 Stones, Southern Baptist Convention Churches Launch New City Partnerships

The Southern Baptist Convention is in town. Over the weekend, churches from across America came to North Texas for Harvest America. Men and women from…

School-Based Initiatives

Night of Hope 2019: The Christmas Legacy

Our community may be young, but it has a storied history of love and compassion. That's why, no matter where you go in the Mid-Cities,…

The Samano Family: Christmas Restored

HURST — Crystal Samano settles into a metal chair, coffee in hand, and slides her sunglasses down her forehead to shield her eyes on what…

Operation Back 2 School 2019

Beginning on Monday, August 5 and concluding with a final distribution event one week later, Operation Back 2 School served 4,792 at-risk students in HEB…

Christine: Overcoming The Constant Struggle

BEDFORD — Christine sweeps the hair from her face, stifling a laugh as she repeats instructions for her ten-year-old twins. They’re supposed to be helping…