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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Hope Shines Brighter »

Trauma cuts deep, dark fissures in people’s lives, but hope heals deeper and shines brighter.

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I’ve Been There Too »

Like so many orphans and vulnerable children, Mounika was a victim of bullying. A difficult past and lack of access to quality education had put her behind academically.

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Sharing a Mission »

We were walking in a Nigerian village and I was fifteen feet behind Todd. I happily was holding the sweaty hands of several village children, when I look up and see him. We celebrate twenty years of marriage this fall and with that much shared history come wonderful vacations, terrible fights, seasons of health and […]

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Edwin’s Sword »

Each Saturday, Back2Back Cancun staff invite the children in the Tres Reyes community to join them for Bible classes. This particular Saturday, the lesson was about the armor of God.

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Sometimes It’s About Just Showing Up »

This year, I am tempted to make a list of resolutions but instead I’ve decided on just one – one simple, crazy goal that could impact my life on so many levels – to step out and press in. A year of no fear.

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It all Starts with a Seed »

It’s Saturday morning in Tres Reyes. Kids trickle in through the front gate of the new community center property. You’d expect them to sprint to the soccer field, palapa, or basketball courts.

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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 […]

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Pressing On »

Sometimes, in the midst of the holiday busyness, it’s all we can do to press on, moving forward, trusting our legs to pull us ahead when our heart is weary. So we march on, letting hope carry us forward – believing the best is yet to come.

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All I Want for Christmas »

All I Want for Christmas… from Back2Back Ministries on Vimeo.

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