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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.
Mexico

Hope Program Students Explore their Heritage, by Juan Porto, Back2Back Hope Program Director, Monterrey, Mexico

Our Hope Program students recently traveled on a five-day field trip to Mexico City.  This trip was intended to serve as an opportunity to expose the students to the historical and cultural background of Mexico. We visited the anthropology museum, the historical center, the National Palace, the ruins of the Templo Mayor, the Metropolitan Cathedral,… Read more


Nigeria

A Heart for the Widow, by Nate Gangwer, Back2Back Nigeria Summer Intern

Today marked a more substantial beginning to the activities we will be doing in Nigeria. Anna, Reed, and Emily observed and helped in the OCC (Oasis Community Center) Education classes to help prepare them for the next few weeks of helping teach and tutor a handful of kids from the village. The rest of the… Read more


Mexico

Hope Program Student Outreach, by Ruby Moyer, Back2Back Mexico Staff

A few weekends ago, a few staff members took the Hope Education Program students who live on our campus on a mission trip to an orphanage about 1 ½ hours away in the desert. We loaded up two Back2Back vehicles with food, luggage, work supplies, and teens to try a new adventure. None of the teens… Read more


Nigeria

Root Issues, by Will Reed, Back2Back Nigeria Staff

I have been spending a lot more time in the Kisayhip Village, near our home in Nigeria. I’m slowly becoming more and more accepted in the community as I become a more regular visitor. The other day I walked in to find several children playing Red Rover and not one of them stopped to come… Read more


NewsUS

Introducing Back2Back’s 2011-2012 Theme

This year, Back2Back is exploring the idea that God is the true Source of Living Water. We’re asking ourselves and our visiting short-term groups, “What source do we tap into when we have come to the end of ourselves?”  Join us as we discover what it means to draw from Living Water in our own… Read more



Mexico

Showing Some Love, by Caroline Burns, Back2Back Mexico Staff

Bathtime with more than one child can often get a little crazy. Imagine trying to shower and dress ten boys ages 3 to 8 at one time by yourself. I like to think of it as organized chaos. It didn’t take me too many weeks of this to figure out that if I don’t have… Read more


Mexico

The Privilege of an Education, by Matt & Julie Cooper

The privilege of going to school seems like a given, especially to attend kindergarten. But what if you can’t afford to send your child to kindergarten? For the kindergarten age children who live at Casa Hogar San Jose, they have to pay $10 USD a week to attend school. It doesn’t sound like much, but… Read more


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Partner with us through Prayer

We invite you to partner with us by joining us in prayer for our ministry.  Find a list of current prayer needs by ministry location below. CANCUN, MEXICO -God’s grace and great things to happen here for our first summer of ministry ever! -For revival in the city of Cancun. -For changed hearts in us,… Read more


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The Joy of Reading, by Jim Betscher, Back2Back Mexico Staff

We recently completed remodeling the library at Casa Hogar Douglas. This children’s home for over seventy kids now has a very nice library made possible by a donation from The Rotary Club International and the tireless efforts of many of our ministry volunteers. I recently read that 94% of the municipalities of Mexico don’t have… Read more


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