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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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Riding into Their Futures

Imagine a child learning to ride a bike for the first time. They start out with training wheels, so they won’t lose their balance. Once they’re removed, a trusted adult stays close behind, holding on. Although still unsteady, the guiding hand behind them prevents their fall. Eventually, the child pedals alone and risks falling. If… Read more


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Going the Extra Mile

It’s been a struggle in Haiti recently, the country in chaos over a power struggle within the government. Already experiencing daily conflicts, this new development  added weight like: fear, hesitation, uncertainty, despair. For over eight weeks this winter, Haiti was experiencing the terrifying results of a broken government.  “Peyi Lok,” or country shutdown, means the population… Read more


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Defying the Odds

His back was to the kitchen in Rancho de los Nino’s Children’s Home. He watched Ada, a volunteer at the home, as she got up. His big, brown eyes followed her until she walked out of his line of sight.  He heard her enter the kitchen to prepare his lunch. He slowly leaned back as far… Read more




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Choosing a Life of Generosity: A Letter from the Director

I have a front row seat to great international leadership during this global pandemic. The Back2Back international site leaders are leaning into the wisdom only God can provide, and making decisions I greatly respect.  I would gladly serve under any of them.  Each of the Back2Back sites have responded faster than even their local governments, devising the… Read more




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A Letter to College Seniors

I had been planning this letter for a while for the kids under my roof, but as I sit here in the middle of COVID-19, the situation has certainly changed. I am thinking about the graduates I love in Cincinnati, Nigeria, Mexico, and around the world. There won’t be teary-eyed pictures, taken after a long… Read more


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Whatever It Takes

Shirisha* and Mary* were two of eight new children at the Back2Back India Hope Campus in June of 2019. Based on transcripts provided and information from family members, the girls were placed in third and fourth grade at the local English-medium school.  By August, staff saw the girls weren’t just falling behind in school, they… Read more


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