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Be inspired by stories of reckless faith from around the world. These stories encourage us to keep going, to never give up, until every child is known and loved.
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Up and Away!

“You did it! Eduardo, you did it!” The words ring clearly against a clear, blue Mazatlán sky as young Eduardo whispers with wonder, “It’s flying!”  Eduardo has been busy this afternoon.  The young boy, who lives at Rancho de los Nino’s children’s home in Mazatlán, Mexico, wants to fly a kite. Using a garbage bag,… Read more


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Start With Amen

Dear Back2Back Family, Do you have a minute for me to share something new? I had been writing a new manuscript in 2013, but couldn’t get anyone excited about the title or concept. God had miraculously opened doors to get in front of the right people, and they liked the stories I was telling, but… Read more


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The Good in the Hard

House-bound for three months following major surgery, Back2Back Co-Executive Director Beth Guckenberger shares six hard-earned lessons learned. Initially shared in Back2Back’s spring magazine (download a PDF of the original article here), the unanticipated response to this story is now also the subject of a 20-minute podcast. Download a PDF of the original magazine article here…. Read more


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A Game Changer

Rodo comes home from work. Before he can even change out of his work clothes, he lifts his son Malakai and tosses him playfully in the air. Malakai bursts into a giggling fit. Rodo and Malakai, hand in hand, run out the door into the hot Mazatlan sun to wrestle and play as boys and… Read more



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It’s Good to be Home

I was serving in Mazatlan, Mexico recently, and I met a new student who is living in the Abigail House, Back2Back’s Hope Program home for girls.


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My Wake-Up Call

Recently, I was visiting a Back2Back’s ministry site in Haiti. While I was there, I knew I was balancing many agendas (to encourage the staff, to engage the team I traveled with, helping with a project). I honestly almost forgot the real reason I was there was to love kids.


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In the Name of Love

Todd and I first met in March of 1990 when I was a high school junior. I remember teasing Todd that he was a month late. I had spent the 14th of February watching other girls receive flowers and chocolate.


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Our Family Code

I am the mother of ten children and in leadership at an international orphan care ministry. Those two hats alone bring into my day plenty of email, other children, a staff team and a ridiculous to do list.


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10 Ways I’m Stepping It Up in 2016

Transformation doesn’t just happen. There is a discipline involved, but it’s not about completing a task. It’s about making room, paving the road, putting myself in a posture prone to transformation. Then, I give the Holy Spirit ripe soil to do his work. This New Year’s season, I am going to start a practice I… Read more


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