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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 LivingMexicoStories

Bugs, and Airplanes, and Boats, Oh My!

Bugs, and Airplanes, and Boats, OH MY! Lisa and Rick Bursey had gotten used to insects being brought to their offices by the children at the home. “COVID-19, while initially caused a lot of boredom, has now really sparked creativity,” shared Lisa. In their down time between teacher-led crafts, the children explored the areas around… Read more


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Cancun Quarterly Highlights

My Father’s House, A Virtual VBS Vacation Bible School season had arrived, but with it remained restrictions and social distancing orders. The staff wanted to offer this experience for the children and teens, even as everything was running so differently. So they planned a virtual Vacation Bible School as a safe, but fun, alternative. The… 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


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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


Inspirational LivingMexicoStories

Defying the Odds

His back was to the kitchen in Rancho de los Nino’s Children’s Home. He watched Ada, a volunteer at the home, as she got up. His big, brown eyes followed her until she walked out of his line of sight.  He heard her enter the kitchen to prepare his lunch. He slowly leaned back as far… Read more




AllInspirational LivingMexicoNigeriaStaff Stories

4 Questions with Corrie Guckenberger

My name is Corrie Guckenberger. I moved from Jos, Nigeria and Monterrey, MX to the US Corporate Office, and my role is Ministry Partner Development Coach and Staff Care Representative. I’ve been on staff with Back2Back since 2005. 1. Why did you join Back2Back?  For me, this is a difficult question to respond to without acknowledging my… Read more


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