Leo Hernandez, a student in Back2Back’s Hope Education Program in Monterrey, Mexico, has experienced God working in his life in a very real and personal way over the past year.
Quinceneras are an important Mexican tradition for young girls in Latin America. This celebration is a significant rite of passage – a day of huge festivities with family and friends marking a girl’s 15th birthday.
“I am very grateful and very happy for the opportunity that He’s given me to do something, to be someone, to have a story,” says Shannen.
Through the Back2Back Child Sponsorship Program, you can make a lasting difference in the life of a child. To us, sponsoring a child goes beyond simply meeting the physical needs of a child. It means helping each child understand the love, care and protection of their heavenly Father.
I can’t get enough of Haiti. Every chance I get, I hop on a plane to visit the people I care about there. It’s not the cause, or the statistics that make me pack a suitcase – it’s the faces. Each one has a story asking to be heard. We see their families, and their dreams, their hopes and their struggles. I’m often asked, “Isn’t it hard to be there? To see that level of need?” Yes, of course it’s hard. But the contrast between the hard and the hopeful is so wide it’s stunning.
Back2Back Ministries is excited to partner with Standard Publishing to offer a brand new missions-focused VBS for 2014. Through the Jungle Safari VBS students can engage in interactive service opportunities that benefit the orphans Back2Back serves in around the world.