Answered Prayers at Douglas Children’s Home, by Caroline Burns, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

I just wanted to encourage all of you who have been praying for Douglas Children’s Home and especially since we as a staff team started asking for prayer warriors to cover the home in prayer last February. There have been many, many changes at Casa Hogar Douglas in the past ten months.  I believe that […]

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A Birthday Surprise, by Claire Rogers, Back2Back US Staff »

Last week, Oziel , a toddler at Douglas Children’s Home, turned four years old.  His sponsor family donated money to purchase him a birthday gift, through the Shelter Sponsorship Gift Catalog.  They specified that the money was to be used to buy him a gift of an action figure and toy car. Little did they […]

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Mexico Celebrates 200 Years of Independence, by Hope Maglich, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

For weeks, the streets of Monterrey have shimmered red, white, and green as vendors have displayed their flags, t-shirts, streamers, and noisemakers on the sides of the roads.  Monterrey has been a bustle of activity with concerts, plays, and movies about the bicentennial of Mexico’s independence from Spain and the centennial celebration of the Mexican […]


His Promises, by Jim Betscher, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

Yesterday, a mom brought three sisters, to Casa Hogar Douglas (Douglas Children’s Home), an orphanage that Back2Back serves. She wants to drop them off at the children’s home because she thinks she cannot take care of them. I’m not sure that the girls even realize yet what is about to happen to them. My wife, […]


Letters from the Heart, by Claire Rogers, Back2Back US Staff »

Every quarter, we translate letters written from child sponsors and deliver them to the children at the homes we serve.  Often, sponsors include a family photo or stickers, but what is most impactful to the children is the realization that their sponsor is thinking of them. The children are so touched by the encouraging words […]

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Chapel at Casa Hogar Douglas, by Jim Betscher, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

We have a name for the renovated chapel at Casa Hogar Douglas. It is now called The Juniper Tree Chapel. Back2Back has been assisting in the weekly worship services for over 1 year now. Last May we finished remodeling the chapel building with the help of the Juniper Tree Foundation. But at the beginning of […]

My Time in Monterrey, by Andy Reider, Back2Back Mission Trip Participant »

While it’s been a few days since I left Monterrey, there’s still a lot to say about my time there. I stayed at Back2Back, an organization that helps resource and facilitate orphanages in Mexico (and in Nigeria too!). It’s a beautiful area, nestled in a valley of the Sierra Madre Mountains. The people there have […]


Help from LifePoint Vineyard, by Jim Betscher, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

A group of eighteen adults from LifePoint Vineyard came to serve with Back2Back in February. On Wednesday of that week, we headed to Casa Hogar Douglas, a children’s home we partner with, to work for the day. I had a list of projects planned for the group to work on ahead of time. But, when […]


Praying for Casa Hogar Douglas, by Mandy Lail, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

For the month of February, our staff and many ministry partners worldwide have committed to covering this children’s home in prayer. Casa Hogar Douglas is a larger children’s home and Back2Back has partnered with them for a long time. Many of the students in the Back2Back Hope Education Program come from this home. All the […]

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Christmas in Galeana, by Jim Betscher, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

On December 22, the kids of Casa Hogar Douglas had an opportunity to serve kids that had very little materially. One of the caregivers in the children’s home, is from a small mountain town about four hours from here, called Galeana. The people from this town are very poor when it comes to material possessions. […]

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