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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Standing in the Gap

Bhongir Fort is a well-known fort some kilometers from the Back2Back campus in India. It sits atop a rock hill more than 500 feet high and was built in the 10th Century; its steps from the bottom of the hill to the top are still intact. It is a popular hiking destination for people nearby,… Read more

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To Constantly Learn

Back2Back values constantly learning as a staff team around the world. A key piece of this value is ongoing training. Recently, two staff members from the Employee Relations team visited India to update their staff team on Back2Back Culture and DNA training. “It was the first time our entire staff team has been together since… Read more

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Their Very Own “Re-Do”

Staff across all Back2Back sites go through extensive trauma-informed care training. This allows everyone who interacts with children and who shares stories or videos on their behalf understand what vulnerable populations need most.  Recently, staff at a partnering children’s home in Monterrey recommitted their desire to learning more and going deeper as trauma-informed teachers, psychologists,… Read more

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Making Sense of Their Worth

In 2021, Back2Back staff saw a pattern developing within the community of teens they served. There were young men getting in legal trouble with very few safe adults to speak positively on their behalf, and they knew something needed to be done. The Juvenile Justice Program in Cincinnati started at a local gym. A trainer… Read more

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The Value of Persistence

Every week, children in the Strong Families Program in India attend story classes at the inner city community center. Recently, they studied the parable of the persistent widow in which a woman needs justice against her adversary and through persistent prayer, receives it. A teen who was present for the lesson held on to the… Read more

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The Story Isn’t Over Yet (An Interview with Beth & Todd)

In 1997, Beth and Todd Guckenberger drove from Cincinnati, Ohio to Monterrey, Mexico with one vision in mind: to daily invest in vulnerable children. Now, 25 years later, the co-executive directors of Back2Back Ministries openly share what they’ve learned, how they’ve grown, and why this all still matters as they lead global teams in pursuing… Read more

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Enjoying the Connections

On December 6th, five Strong Families families, along with Back2Back Care Coordinators and a local volunteer couple, came together to celebrate the first Posada. Posadas commemorate the journey Joseph and Mary made from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of refuge where Mary could give birth to Jesus. The volunteer couple has been investing in their… Read more

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