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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.
AllIndiaInspirational LivingStoriesStrong Families

Earning a Say in Their Futures

The Indian city is bustling. Car horns sound consistently, as vehicles, motos, and walkers all work to get to their destinations. Tall buildings and shops line the roads, and cows and goats make their way through the busy streets. In the center is another community with a busyness of its own- a slum community within… Read more


AllDominican Republic

The Missing Piece of the Puzzle

One of Back2Back’s main initiatives in the Dominican Republic is offering Trauma Competent Care trainings (TCC) to local ministries and organizations. This research-based training is designed to give caregivers a compassionate understanding of complex developmental trauma, and how it effects the body, biology, brain, behavior, and belief system of children from hard places. The training… Read more


AllHope ProgramInspirational LivingNigeriaStories

Created with Purpose

The path leading to Igmin Kibe Education Center is long and winding. The dust rises in the air following the footsteps of villagers and the occasional wild animal. On a clear-skied afternoon, a young girl atop a bicycle made her way down the dirt trail. She cycled closer and those who recognized her smiled at… Read more



AllInspirational LivingMexicoStoriesStrong Families

Building a Stronger Future

Imagine a busy home – a mother preparing a meal after working all day, moving about her family, motivating children to finish their homework. A father working hard at his job in a nearby town and arriving home with rough hands and a hungry belly. The children chattering as they come to the table, ready… Read more


AllInspirational LivingMexicoStrong Families

Stronger When They’re Together

The planks of wood sat stacked one on top of the other. Each table held several stacks, waiting for the fathers and their children to arrive. Sets of tools – hammers, nails, and sand paper waited alongside the stacks. To some, they were simply piles of wood and tools, but to dads and their children,… Read more


AllBeth GuckenbergerInspirational LivingMexicoStories

Living Well and Leaving a Legacy

10 Lessons I’ve Learned from Martha Rojas I met Martha twenty years ago, when she was just starting a children’s home. Over these years, I’ve told her stories on stages, in books, and to groups. I’ve prayed for and with her, and she’s taught me some incredible lessons: about provision, persistence, perspective.  Martha is one… Read more


4 QuestionsAllInspirational LivingStaff StoriesUS

4 Questions with Carly Glista

My name is Carly Glista. I live in Cincinnati, Ohio, and my role is Strategic Partnerships, with a focus on emerging generations! I have been on staff with Back2Back for five years. Why did you join Back2Back? Like all great stories begin, when I was 12-years old, I was watching Oprah with my mom. She… Read more


AllHaitiHope ProgramInspirational LivingProgramsStories

Riding into Their Futures

Imagine a child learning to ride a bike for the first time. They start out with training wheels, so they won’t lose their balance. Once they’re removed, a trusted adult stays close behind, holding on. Although still unsteady, the guiding hand behind them prevents their fall. Eventually, the child pedals alone and risks falling. If… Read more


AllHaitiInspirational LivingPartner Children's Home

Going the Extra Mile

It’s been a struggle in Haiti recently, the country in chaos over a power struggle within the government. Already experiencing daily conflicts, this new development  added weight like: fear, hesitation, uncertainty, despair. For over eight weeks this winter, Haiti was experiencing the terrifying results of a broken government.  “Peyi Lok,” or country shutdown, means the population… Read more


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