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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.
AllInspirational LivingMexicoStoriesStrong Families

“I am Brave, I am Smart, I am Capable. . .”

“Repeat after me,” said Darlene Ruiz, Back2Back staff, into the microphone. “I am brave, I am smart, I am capable, I am a child of God.” The seven high school graduates repeated each affirmation after Darlene, while their families and a visiting mission team smiled on in encouragement. “Now, parents, take your child’s hands and… Read more


AllInspirational LivingNigeria

Going Above and Beyond Their Roles

Caring for vulnerable populations is something every staff member in Nigeria cares deeply about, no matter their position. It is more than just the captain of each partnering children’s home who puts in dedication and focus to ensure children have what they need.  Two staff members who go above and beyond their call to care… Read more


AllInspirational LivingMexicoStoriesStrong Families

“I feel confident. . .”

The three dentists review the files of each patient they would see  that day. New to the clinic, which serves vulnerable children and families, they wanted to be as prepared as possible before they saw each person. On this particular day, they treated a sibling set of four, who previously lived in a partnering children’s… Read more



AllInspirational LivingNigeriaPartner Children's HomeStories

Standing Tall

When Joseph* arrived at a partnering children’s home, he was intelligent and energetic from the start. The now eight-year old came to the children’s home a year and a half ago, and spoke very little English. Blessing, one of the tutors at the home, tutored Joseph and a few of the other children in English…. Read more


AllInspirational LivingMexicoStories

Putting Names to their Feelings

For nearly 25 years, Back2Back has pursued orphaned and vulnerable children holistically. In this way, when a child is cared for, every part of their growth matters – from how tall they grow, to their dental check-ups, therapy appointments, and extracurricular interests. Back2Back staff in Mazatlan have started hosting “extracurricular day” in pursuit of holistic… Read more


AllInspirational LivingMexicoPartner Children's HomeStories

Medical Brigade Provides Holistic Care

12 Stones Resource Center, housed in what was once Rancho de los Ninos Children’s Home in Mazatlan, is a growing space for therapies and classes for children and families. It recently hosted its first Medical Brigade. “We wanted to tailor a medical brigade specifically for the children at one of the partnering homes,” shared Bailey… Read more



AllHaitiInspirational LivingPartner Children's HomeStories

No Hits, No Hurts, Have Fun!

Sponsorship provides many things to children at partnering children’s homes around the world. Nutritious foods, a room to call their own, necessary school supplies, and spiritual development are just a few ways children receive care through dedicated giving. Another valuable piece of sponsorship and what it offers is medical care.  Recently, Eddyson Mardy, Back2Back staff,… Read more


AllCincinnatiInspirational LivingStories

“How’s Your Heart Running?”

A regulation technique we teach is to answer the question: “How’s your engine running?”  If the answer is “slow”, they turn a dial on a paper plate speedometer to blue; if the answer is“too fast”, the dial goes to red.  If all is calm, and they’re just right, the dial lands on green. For teens… Read more


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