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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.
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10 Things We Pray for Girls

I recently read a blog by Ann Voskamp and the last line has stuck to my heart and brain like glue. “When a woman know she’s called, no one gets to call her anything that matters more than Him calling her His.” The idea of Jesus looking on me at any point and saying, “mine,” gives… Read more


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4 Questions with Meredith Shuman

My name is Meredith Shuman.  I moved from KS/TX to Mazatlán, Mexico and my role is in Child Development (training and staff support,) and I am a debriefer/host to mission guests.  I have been on staff with Back2Back for almost 3 years. 1. Why did you go/join Back2Back?  My story goes all the way back… Read more


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Sowing Truth in Our Hearts

Join Beth as she shares how sometimes, God gives us only bite-sized Truths to sustain us in a particular moment and carry us to the next. By whispering truths to their adopted son through the adoption process, Beth and Todd relearned, and were able to teach one of their children, this is why we sew… Read more


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The Gift of Giving

For privacy and the protection of children, names in this story have been changed. From an early age, Julia has shown spunk and a natural tendency for giving to others. She and her four siblings came to a children’s home seven years ago. The five children endured the difficult loss of both their parents, and… Read more


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4 Questions with Sarah Noland

My name is Sarah Noland, and I am from North Carolina. I am currently in language school in Costa Rica, in preparation for a role in the Dominican Republic, and I have been with Back2Back for two years. 1. Why did you go/join Back2Back?  You know when the things you love to do start to… Read more


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4 Questions with Bailey Prescott

My name is Bailey Prescott. I moved to Mazatlán, Mexico from Indiana, and my role is teacher/Child Sponsorship Program Coordinator/Assistant Captain at Salvation Army Children’s Home. I’ve been on staff with Back2Back for 2 years. 1. Why did you go/join Back2Back?  The Lord gave me a heart for orphan care when I was very young, and I’ve… Read more


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We Can’t Fix What God Wants to Heal

Say yes to pressing in. When we make space for God, He’ll come fill it, and with His presence comes healing. Beth shares some of her tactics for Spiritual warfare, including a Spanish word: Basta, and a reminder that the enemy overplays his hand – he’s bluffing. Buy Reckless Faith: a 40-day journey to saying yesAmazonBundle… Read more


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Always Within God’s Reach

Is there anything in your life you have felt God couldn’t possibly care about, because all He has to focus on? In this episode, Beth shares about a problem she had and the solution God inevitably put into motion before she ever knew there needed to be one. She also shares this moment and how… Read more


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Cincinnati Reds Partnership 2019

A season-long partnership between the Cincinnati Reds and Back2Back Ministries recently culminated on Faith Day at Great American Ballpark. The partnership kicked off during the International Series in April where the Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals competed in Monterrey, Mexico and hosted over 300 children on Back2Back’s Monterrey campus. One hundred lucky children from… Read more


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He Will Give Them Compassion

Field Story by Matt Cooper, Back2Back US Office “Isn’t it overwhelming to come face-to-face with ongoing needs?  How do you decide where to invest your time? Do you actually feel like you’re able to show love and compassion?” My response to these often-asked questions is inspired by missionary, Heidi Baker, who says, “Just love the one… Read more


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