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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.

Nigeria

A Little Help, by Corrie Guckenberger, Back2Back Nigeria Staff

I have to say that yesterday was a big highlight for me, ministry-wise. I just experienced story after story of good things happening in OLA, one of the children’s homes that Back2Back Nigeria partners with. Let me share a few moments with you: 1) The picture below is of Big Mama. She is one of the… Read more


Mexico

Waiting for our Return, by Matt Cooper, Back2Back Mexico Staff

Months ago, before Back2Back’s  first trip to explore the possibility of expanding into Cancun, I dreamed of meeting a young boy in Cancun. I’m not sure that I could describe much detail from the dream, other than the fact that I remember entering a children’s home and being greeted by ONE boy, a boy who… Read more


Mexico

Children of the Kingdom, by Greg Huffer, Back2Back Mexico Staff

In this time of year, things move a little slower in Mexico.  The hustle and bustle of over 700 guests in Monterrey for Back2Back summer mission trips is over and the pace of life once again becomes more manageable. I am the captain for Manantial de Amor, one of the children’s homes that Back2Back serves… Read more


Mexico

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,… Read more


Nigeria

Ending the Cycle, by Jason Munafo, Back2Back Nigeria Staff

The other day I was talking with Emanuel who is from the village and is helping us run the Oasis Community Center. He is twenty-three years old and is well-educated. I asked him what he feels is the one thing that would most help this community. He replied, “Education”. So, I asked him how he… Read more


MexicoNews

A Fresh Start: New Students Enter the Hope Education Program, by Kelly Velasco, Back2Back Mexico Staff

Yesterday, we welcomed ten new teens into the Hope Education Program. Through the Hope Education Program, we offer students from children’s homes a way to continue their education when free public school ends at ninth grade. The students stay on the Back­2Back campus in homes with staff families (house parents), experiencing a healthy family life…. Read more


Nigeria

Infrastructure and Ministry, by John Guckenberger, Back2Back Nigeria Staff

In mission work, all the things that have to be done in order to actually minister or care for someone can be overwhelming.  Within Back2Back, we often talk of our personal bullseye, or our unique focus within the ministry.  Obviously Back2Back’s bullseye is to impact and care for the orphan, but that does not mean… Read more


Mexico

Dresses of Hope

In the midst of the aftermath of Hurricane Alex, we have experienced some very heartwarming stories. I have told several people that I believe God is using this tragedy to bring people closer to Him. In the Rio III community that was hit hard with widespread destruction, we have witnessed several such stories.  As the… Read more



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