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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

Backpacks from America, by Theresa Reed, Back2Back Nigeria Staff

Generous supporters of Back2Back donated backpacks a few months ago. Because the students will be starting school next week, we passed out the bags to them on Thursday. I wish we could have captured their excitement in a bottle! Their grins were ear-to-ear as they received the backpacks. Most of these children have never owned… Read more


News

Join Us in Honor of Orphan Sunday

November 6th is Orphan Sunday, a day created by the Christian Alliance for Orphans to honor the 148 million orphans in the world.  Below are a few thoughts from the Christian Alliance for Orphans.  For more information and resources, visit the Orphan Sunday website. Back2Back supports the Christian Alliance for Orphans in a shared passion for caring… Read more


Mexico

A Difficult Day, by Cathy Huffer

These are the kids with whom Jesus is now staying. All names have been changed in the story. So many emotions went through my head yesterday. You see, I thought I was just going to help out a friend from the Rio and a couple hours later I’d return home. Good deed done and nothing… Read more


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Interested in an Internship with Back2Back?

Back2Back summer interns gain practical hands-on ministry experience by serving at our sites in Mexico, India and Nigeria.  Interns work alongside Back2Back staff members and assist behind-the-scenes to host summer mission trip groups.  Interns help to facilitate daily work projects at local orphanages and outreaches to impoverished communities, contributing to our mission of providing care… Read more


Mexico

A Fresh Start: New Students Enter the Hope Education Program

This fall, we welcome six new students 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… Read more


Nigeria

A Brighter Future, Back2Back Nigeria

Last fall, we opened the Oasis Education Center in Nigeria, to expand the educational opportunities of the local orphans and underprivileged children like Happy. New Back2Back staff member, Theresa Reed, and a local teacher hold classes each day, leading a supplemental tutoring program, enabling children to learn the basics in reading, writing and math during… Read more


Nigeria

A Singing Shepherd, by Theresa Reed, Back2Back Nigeria Staff

A few weeks ago, I was on the rocks that overlook the village with a few of the interns. We broke off and had time on the rocks alone for a while. During this time, we were serenaded by a little shepherd boy. He was joyfully singing to his herd on the grass below us… Read more


Mexico

Lola, by Hope Maglich, Back2Back Monterrey, Mexico Staff

Lola had lived at the government children’s home for close to a year before I met her. She had been removed from her home as a teenager due to abuse from her mother. Now Lola is 17. Despite her background, she smiles and laughs and engages with others. While I was at Back2Back’s site in… Read more



MexicoNews

Working with “the Beautiful”, by Matt Cooper, Back2Back Cancun Staff

With each visiting missions team over the summer we had the privledge of partnered with Pastor Victor in his ministry out in Tres Reyes. The name of Vicotor’s church is “La Hermosa”, which means Beautiful – and for us it has been the beginning of a beautiful friendship with the pastor, with his church, and… Read more


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