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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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32 Things Learned Last Sunday

One consistent piece of a mission trip with BackBack is debriefing at the end of day. Debriefing circles are an intimate, intentional way to gather at the end of every day to discuss highs, lows, pictures of the day, and what each person is learning about themselves, others, and God. We want the week to… Read more


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10 Ways to Redeem Your Quarantine

Live on Mission and Build Community in Your Home During COVID-19 There are only so many board games one family can play and still enjoy it! I was realizing during my fourth game of cards the other night, if I want to foster unity in my home, we need to focus on something outside of… Read more


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Living as a Child of God

This month, I’ve been thinking about the difference between living as a child of God and living with more of what I think of as an “orphan spirit.”  I know I’m a child of God. I know what John 1 talks about – I understand that means I’ve been forgiven, redeemed, reconciled, called, and loved. But my… Read more


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10 Principios de Trauma para Practicar durante el COVID-19

Sabemos que tu bandeja de entrada está llena de este tipo de mensajes, garantizandote lo que se está haciendo “con mucha precaución” con respecto al COVID-19. Queríamos compartir algunos principios que puedes tener a mano cuando platiques o estés orando sobre esta situación actual. Por favor, sepan que todavía estamos en la misión de atender… Read more



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4 Questions with Steve Ross

My name is Steve Ross. I moved from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Monterrey, Mexico, and now I’m back in Cincinnati, Ohio! My role is US Director of Mexico Sites. I have been on staff with Back2Back for 13 years.  1. Why did you join Back2Back?  I really thought I had things figured out there for a… Read more


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If This Palapa Could Talk

“If These Walls Could Talk” is a blog series we’re excited to share with you. Across the Back2Back sites, there are structures – palapas, front porches, swing sets, tap-taps, surf boards – where you may have gathered on a trip with us.  We gather to connect with each other, with vulnerable children, with hard working parents… Read more


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To Love is to Give

In this month of love, Beth shares about the Hebrew word “ahavah” and how it can shape our ideas about love. Listen in as she reveals the practice she and Todd developed 15 years ago to fight busyness and fatigue in their marriage. Never miss an episode of Around the Kitchen Table: Subscribe on YouTube… Read more



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4 Questions with Jenna Ghizas

My name is Jenna. I moved from Cincinnati to Monterrey for one year and then moved back to Cincy!  I am Beth Guckenberger’s assistant and a part of the Staff Care Team. I’ve been on staff with Back2Back for 7 years. 1. Why did you join Back2Back?  In the 7th grade, I went on a mission trip… Read more


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