4 Questions with Jenna Ghizas »

My name is Jenna. I moved from Cincinnati to Monterrey for one year and then moved back to Cincy!  I am Beth Guckenberger’s assistant and a part of the Staff Care Team. I’ve been on staff with Back2Back for 7 years. 1. Why did you join Back2Back?  In the 7th grade, I went on a mission trip […]

Letter from the Director »

This past year I changed my email signature to say, “Easier said than done, but I’m in if you’re in.” Those two thoughts had been circling around my head for a while. Solutions sound simple until you experience your first challenge, but sticking with it produces results. I wanted to say to the staff and […]

God Won’t Waste Anything »

Happy New Year! January is a great time to ask ourselves what we want God to do in and through us in the coming year. It’s also a time to remind ourselves that He wastes nothing. Join Beth today as she shares about an intense surgery she went through in 2016, and the many lessons […]

4 Questions with Kenny McCambridge »

My name is Kenny McCambridge. I moved from Cleveland OH, and my role is Site Staff. I’ve been on staff with Back2Back for about 10 Months. 1. Why did you go/join Back2Back?  My wife, Anna, had been involved with Back2Back since she and her family took their first trip in 2006. When we met in college, I […]

Celebrating 2019 »

2019 is quickly coming to a close, but here at Back2Back, we are all about looking back, in preparation of looking forward, and celebrating all God has done for orphaned and vulnerable children through YOU this year. We are grateful for your partnership, and all you have done to make amazing, life-changing things happen globally. […]

A King Who Comes to All Circumstances »

In this episode of Around the Kitchen Table, Beth shares briefly about a beloved member of her and Todd’s family, Meme, who was recently called Home to be with Jesus. She reflects on how, in Meme’s final moments, worship was all she could recall from memory; she shares about the place where Jesus came to […]

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4 Questions with Amy Kelly »

My name is Amy Kelly.  I moved from Dayton, Ohio and my role is site staff and English teacher. I’ve been on staff with Back2Back for a year and half.  1. Why did you go/join Back2Back?  I first started coming on short term trips here to Cancun in 2014. I came three summers in a row, never […]

10 things we pray for boys »

I recently wrote a blog post on ten ways we can pray together for girls served by Back2Back. As 2019 comes to a close, I don’t want to miss the opportunity to share a similar list for the boys. Boys who will become men, who will teach their own children how to love and serve […]

Everyday Wonders »

Thanksgiving is nearly here, and this time of year always brings up a litany of gratitude challenges on social media. Authors, artists, and friends alike all use the month of November to truly hone in on what they’re grateful for. I’ve been guilty of highlighting my own gratitude during November for all the world to […]

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Defeating their Giants »

For several years, when the younger children attended Vacation Bible School over school breaks, the teens at both Community Centers of Tres Reyes and Bonfil participated in a more age-appropriate activity. The staff recently discussed providing a whole separate time with just the teens and what it could look like. This year, the teens from […]

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