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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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Sharing His Art

Names have been changed to protect children’s identities. Ezekiel stood before the crowd and took a deep breath. As he closed his eyes quickly to control his nerves, the audience hushed in anticipation. Ezekiel began his spoken word piece, he heard his voice crack, but gathered confidence as he shared each line from memory, all the… Read more


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He Secures Justice

Field Story by Bailey Prescott, Mazatlán  “I know that the Lord secures justice for the poor and upholds the cause of the needy.” Psalm 140:12 “Babies are scary.” It was my first thought when Back2Back’s social worker asked if I would be willing to help at a Christmas party. There would be about forty kids,… Read more


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He Will Hear Their Cry

Field Story by Chris Cox, Back2Back Cincinnati  Every year, Back2Back hosts a retreat for teenagers in Monterrey.  We invite youth from children’s homes and teenagers from the Hope Program to spend a weekend in the mountains. Day one of camp is always full of energy and excitement. The 2017 retreat was no different. Everyone was… Read more


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Reason to Celebrate

For the last three years, I’ve had the privilege of sharing about countless birthday celebrations across the Back2Back sites. Some of them have been elaborate – quinceñeras with beautiful ball gowns and disco-lighted dance floors, while others have been quiet, though still remarkable, a specialty Barbie Doll birthday cake in a familiar room with loved… Read more



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My Top 19 Travel Tips for 2019

It’s been 30 years since I took my first international trip.  Back then, my parents walked me to the gate, and people still dressed up for the privilege of air travel. Much has changed, and over my 20+ years as a missionary and traveling speaker, I have gathered the following travel tips I pray will… Read more


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Seeing and Supporting Growing Talents

Children’s names have been changed to protect identities. The children’s home staff had been watching fifteen-year old Marcus for a couple weeks. Although he is one of the quieter boys in the home, as the eldest, he leads the others with integrity and thoughtfulness. When he has down time or struggles to focus, you’ll find… Read more


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He Will Extend Mercy Towards Them

Field Story by Jenn Holden, Cancun “In all their distress he too was distressed, and the angel of his presence saved them. In his love and mercy, He redeemed them; He lifted them up and carried them all all the days of old.” Isaiah 63:9 It was bedtime, and my adopted little brother did not… Read more


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Three Reasons to Go on a Sponsor Trip

Relationships have always been a priority at Back2Back. We look for opportunities to strengthen connections between the children we serve and the important people in their lives. With that in mind, in 2018, Back2Back kicked off mission trips dedicated to child sponsors. The goal was to create unique experiences for the sponsor and sponsor child… Read more



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