This week I have been reminded of the power of prayer… something that I can overlook as I am busy “making things happen”. There is a guest here from North Cincinnati Community Church, whose mother, Barbara Shaw passed away this last year. In the final few years of her life, she had a painting hanging… Read more
BlogBe 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.
If you have a family you likely know the reality of living on a budget. You know how much you spend on utilities, on gasoline, and how much you’ll spend on groceries for the month. But have you ever figured out how much money it takes to feed yourself or each of your children for… Read more
God has a plan and that plan involves us. As we reach out our hand to help others, it’s really God’s hand reaching out. It was really God’s feet that walked into that medical building to check on Ikira, not mine. He reaches when we reach out and He steps when we step. God loves the Nigerians we’re serving (John 3:16) and has a plan of hope that involves Chris and me (and our boys). It involves everyone who will step up and give to this ministry. It’s in these moments that we have such an amazing opportunity to tell them how much our Creator in heaven adores them and wants to have a relationship with them.
Recently, some Back2Back staff members organized Sunday morning church services at Casa Hogar Douglas (CHD), one of our children’s homes in the Monterrey, Mexico area. God has blessed this new venture with an awesome worship leader; extremely talented, gifted with the children and such an obvious heart for the Lord. The old chapel is pretty… Read more