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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

Back to School, by Mindy Webster, Back2Back Mexico Staff

I don’t usually associate spring time with “back to school” time, but that’s what it’s been for our Monterrey staff!  We realized a need to be more educated on the psychological and emotional issues that the orphan child faces and had a desire to be more equipped to do something about it.  So this spring… Read more


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King for a Day, by Caroline Burns

Living with the boys at Douglas this past summer opened my eyes to sad reality that birthdays for these orphans are often one of the worst day of their year instead of the best. They are a reminder that they are thrown into a group, not celebrated as individuals, that their mom or dad didn’t… Read more


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Preventative Medical Care, by Kathy Couch, Back2Back Monterrey Staff

Childhood is often intertwined with doctor visits.  If all of those doctor visits can sometimes feel overwhelming to a family, just think how they impact a children’s home with dozens of children.  Sniffles turn to colds which can then lead to ear infections.   When left untreated, ear infections can lead to hearing loss, sometimes permanently…. Read more


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Orphan Care Summit

Interested in learning more about orphan care? The Christian Alliance for Orphans’ annual Summit has become a national hub for Christians committed to adoption, foster care and global orphan initiatives rooted in the local church. May 12-13, 2011 ♦ Southeast Christian Church ♦ Louisville, KY JOIN organization leaders, grassroots advocates, pastors, and ministry entrepreneurs sharing your passion…. Read more


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A Sponsor for Sofia, by Claire Rogers, Back2Back US Staff

Five year-old Sofia, who lives at San Jose Children’s Home, an orphanage that Back2Back Cancun serves, is now benefiting from child sponsorship. Sofia, an imaginative girl, loves to draw. She recently created this masterpiece for her sponsor in Pennsylvania. Interested in sponsoring a child like Sofia, from one of the orphanages that Back2Back serves? Contact… Read more


India

A Changed Heart, by Daniel Shores, India Mission Trip Participant

This email came from an India Mission Trip participant, Dan. He and Jessica have given their permission to share it: Hello to all the Back2Back Family, I participated in the India mission this summer. I wanted to write and extend my many thanks and good wishes to you and all of the amazing work you… Read more


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Poorest of the Poor, by Matt Cooper, Back2Back Cancun Staff

A few weeks ago we were introduced to a family. The social worker from the DIF (Child & Family Services) here in Cancun said she wanted us to meet a family, and wondered if there was anything we could do for them, as they were in a very rough situation. Fifteen year-old Noehmi, is lower… Read more



News

Pick up your copy of Relentless Hope today!

Enjoy hearing Back2Back director, Beth Guckenberger, speak? Be sure to pick-up a copy of her newly released book, Relentless Hope, today! This story-driven book delivers honest testimonies from unique voices whose stories are living and real. They don’t all have the “happy endings,” but they all carry truth and hope. Available at your local Christian bookstore… Read more


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Shaken to the Core, by James Bush, Mexico Mission Trip Participant

My recent trip to Monterrey, Mexico has messed with me in the deepest way possible. Majestic.  Beautiful.  Powerful. I was overwhelmed.  It was Sunday morning at Casa Hogar Douglas, an orphanage, in Monterrey. The aforementioned orphanage would have appeared empty to the passerby if it weren’t for the noise coming from a little building atop… Read more


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