The Power of Prayer »

“And Lord, we ask Your hand over Alondra’s desire to play soccer. We ask you to step into the sadness she feels and make a way for her to play, again. We love You, Lord. Amen.” Samuel, the house dad at Possibilities Children’s Home, had been praying this over 13-year old Alondra every night. Alondra, […]

Flourishing Storylines »

Grant and Kellee Keys, captains of FloreSer Children’s Home, are consistently working with caregivers and supporters to provide a safe, fun, healthy environment for the children. Recently, with the help of child sponsorship funds, a new hot water heater was purchased for the home. While physical needs are being met for the children at FloreSer, […]

Creating Healthy Outlets »

Perla runs up the field and kicks the soccer ball out in front of her. Racing towards the goal, she feels the sun on her back and punts the ball towards the net at the end of the field. It swings in gracefully and her arms shoot up into the air. GOAL! Perla and her […]

Small Steps Toward Confidence »

Erick pushes the correct button in front of him as he watches the pastor lead the congregation. It’s becoming like second nature to him, being a part of the visual team at his church, helping serve his local community. This very practice – of showing up and learning a new skill as part of a […]

Victory Over Their Stories »

“Victor will never sit up on his own.” Over a year ago, these words echoed off the walls of the doctor’s office as Back2Back Mazatlán staff and caregivers processed what they’d just heard. After a surgery, months of recovery, and hope for change in young Victor’s body, they were receiving the news they hadn’t wanted. […]

Saying Yes to New Things »

Milton skates quickly past Back2Back staff member, Sammy Mathews, and teases over his shoulder. “I’m really good at this. Do you see how good I am, Sammy? Do you not know how to skate, Sammy?” The children from Douglas Children’s Home are ice skating today. “We want to continually encourage the children to say yes […]

A New Sense of Joy »

Rancho de los Niños staff hears laughter outside. They peek through a window and see Jesus Manuel laughing in the heat of the sun. This moment is new for the young boy; it wasn’t always possible for Jesus Manuel to be outside without someone right beside him. Twelve-year old Jesus Manuel’s days have been riddled […]

Redemption in Her Story »

Wendy walks into the church with her family following behind her. They take their seats and prepare for today’s message, and Wendy smiles to herself as she glances at her children sitting next to her. Regular church attendance hasn’t always been a part of this family’s story, but change is helping to form new habits […]

Reckless Faith: Rita’s Story »

Wild. Fearless. Uninhibited. Reckless. A willingness to trust even when lacking understanding. As Back2Back Ministries celebrates 20 years, we want to share how stepping into the global orphan care movement has made your faith more wild, fearless, uninhibited and, perhaps, even a bit reckless. I held the picture in my shaky hands. The colorful crayon […]

Unfolding Leadership »

Angel sits behind the drum set, tapping out a tempo. Roberto strums his guitar, Claudia and Naytiely each play bass, as their worship song begins. Angel, Roberto, Claudia, and Naytiely have started a worship band and are preparing to lead their local church in a song. As Back2Back Mazatlán staff, Matt Metzger, listens to their […]

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