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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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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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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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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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Letter from the Director

This past year I changed my email signature to say, “Easier said than done, but I’m in if you’re in.” Those two thoughts had been circling around my head for a while. Solutions sound simple until you experience your first challenge, but sticking with it produces results. I wanted to say to the staff and… Read more


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4 Questions with Kenny McCambridge

My name is Kenny McCambridge. I moved from Cleveland OH, and my role is Site Staff. I’ve been on staff with Back2Back for about 10 Months. 1. Why did you go/join Back2Back?  My wife, Anna, had been involved with Back2Back since she and her family took their first trip in 2006. When we met in college, I… Read more


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4 Questions with Amy Kelly

My name is Amy Kelly.  I moved from Dayton, Ohio and my role is site staff and English teacher. I’ve been on staff with Back2Back for a year and half.  1. Why did you go/join Back2Back?  I first started coming on short term trips here to Cancun in 2014. I came three summers in a row, never… Read more


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