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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 LivingStrong Families

New School, Big Dreams

Arnav* is one of four children. His parents are hard workers who do their best to provide for their family in the slum community they call home. Several years ago, one of Arnav’s older sisters joined the Strong Families Program, allowing her to attend a local government school and receive the assistance needed to succeed… Read more


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A Brigade of Healing

In November, Back2Back staff in Mazatlan hosted a medical brigade at 12 Stones Resource Center.  Sarahi Obeso, Back2Back’s Health Services Coordinator, Dan Shuman, Back2Back Health Services Director, and Citlali Para, Back2Back Physical Therapist, led the team in providing check-ups for 47 children over the course of three days! Back2Back is committed to coming alongside each… Read more



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Let the Redeemed Tell Their Story

25-years ago, Todd and I were quietly preparing for a move to Mexico. We weren’t telling many people, afraid they would talk us out of it. We were young, naïve, and underprepared. There was a general feeling we were in-over-our-heads, and routinely we were caught off guard by an unexpected setback or blessing. That sense… Read more


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To Stay in the Fight

“Stay in the Fight” has been the cry of Back2Back staff since the global pandemic began. From virtual tutoring lessons, to food and hygiene pack deliveries, staff teams around the world have stepped up in innovative ways, providing ongoing holistic care for every child.  In addition to the pandemic, Haiti has been under great duress-… Read more


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A Picture of Unity

Reunification is always a goal Back2Back staff have in mind when they provide holistic care to children around the world. The global pandemic changed a lot for everyone, and for one partnering children’s home in Monterrey, it very specifically shifted how care was provided and the goals staff had for each child. “When the pandemic… Read more


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To Give and Receive the Same Support

As a young boy, Hunar* lived at a Back2Back partnering children’s home. When it became clear the home wasn’t in line with providing the same care Back2Back felt called to, the ministries went their separate ways. Shortly after, the former partnering home released the children back to their villages, but Back2Back stepped in to come… Read more


AllInspirational LivingMexicoTransitions Program

Taking God with Him

“God, what do You want for my life?” It was a question Jose regularly took to God in the interim between a soccer injury and the needed surgery to repair it. A passionate and talented athlete, Jose’s goal for many years was to be a professional soccer player- something he shared with anyone who asked…. Read more


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A Dance, and Story, of Victory

I’m unwanted. I’m ugly. I can’t do things by myself – I’m dumb. The printed words on scraps of colored construction paper bore an honest pain. Back2Back Cincy staff read them with sensitivity and then folded them into a loop, adding them to a growing paper chain. A paper chain of lies students were believing… Read more


AllInspirational LivingMexicoStoriesStrong Families

Strengthening Their Roots

For several years, visiting teams and Back2Back staff have faithfully served families in the Bonfil community. The original center where programming happened was small, but still it fit the practical needs of those who received services- tutoring, meals with visiting mission guests, parenting classes, and space to study.   Staff have long been praying for a… Read more


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