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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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Enjoying the Connections

On December 6th, five Strong Families families, along with Back2Back Care Coordinators and a local volunteer couple, came together to celebrate the first Posada. Posadas commemorate the journey Joseph and Mary made from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of refuge where Mary could give birth to Jesus. The volunteer couple has been investing in their… Read more


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Learning Outside the Classroom

For many students in America, field trips are a regular part of the school experience, and for 15 students in Mexico, it was a new experience recently! The students, along with staff, visited a local tostado factory called Tostaditas Blancas. They learned the history of the factory and its owner. He shared his own story… Read more


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A Voice and a Choice

There was an excitement in the air as the Cancun Strong Families moms entered Wal-Mart, some for the very first time. As they took in the Christmas displays and music over the loudspeaker, they began to form a plan for their shopping trip. Recently, Back2Back staff took the Strong Family moms shopping for their family’s… Read more




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Making the Impossible Possible

Luke5Adventures was born from a conversation that never happened. Kevin Schwieger, founder of the organization, discovered a new hiking trail and couldn’t wait to tell others about it. The first person he came across was a long-time friend who had spent the last 20 years of her life in a wheelchair. “I ended up not… Read more


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Loved Just as You Are

Martina* was born with the odds stacked against her. At just two days old, she was placed in a government children’s home by her mother who was unable to properly care for her. Around the same time, the Vega Hernández family, a couple married for 22 years, felt called to become a foster family, specifically… Read more


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He Doesn’t Leave Anyone Behind

Seven years ago, the first group of vulnerable children arrived at a partnering home in Monterrey, Mexico. Among those children was a five-year old girl assigned to her sixth children’s home placement. Camila* was filled with fear. She’d been left with her ailing father before transitioning to a Back2Back-partnering home. “She was so tiny when… Read more


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Who They Are in Jesus

The spiritual growth of teens served globally is a key part of the work Back2Back staff does on the ground. Devotional classes, mentoring, and retreats are just a few ways staff work toward this connection and growth. Every year, Cancun staff host teen retreats for those middle school to college aged. This year, the retreat… Read more


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