This past Sunday morning, I accompanied a visiting team from Cincinnati to Casa Hogar Douglas in the morning for church. This is the seventh Father’s Day that I have lived here in Mexico, but for some reason it really began to dawn on me throughout the morning what a depressing day this must be for… Read more
BlogBe 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.
This week we are being visited by Calumet Christian School out of Columbus. One of their teachers, Chris, has been coming here for a couple of years and now comes twice a year, once with his school and once with his church. They are a group of men who have decided to focus on one… Read more
We recently took our boys to a nearby lake for some fishing where I happened to capture this photo of Leo. Leo lives with the Cooper Family in the James House as a part of The Hope Program. Just like my boys he is getting ready to graduate from Secundaria (middle school) and will start… Read more
Back2Back partners with a church in Monterrey that serves an extremely impoverished area called Rio III. The community was built on top of an old garbage dump. Families construct shelter by piecing together scraps and pieces of wood from the landfill. Most families live on a few dollars a day; their sole source of income… Read more
This week I have been reminded of the power of prayer… something that I can overlook as I am busy “making things happen”. There is a guest here from North Cincinnati Community Church, whose mother, Barbara Shaw passed away this last year. In the final few years of her life, she had a painting hanging… Read more
If you have a family you likely know the reality of living on a budget. You know how much you spend on utilities, on gasoline, and how much you’ll spend on groceries for the month. But have you ever figured out how much money it takes to feed yourself or each of your children for… Read more
Recently, some Back2Back staff members organized Sunday morning church services at Casa Hogar Douglas (CHD), one of our children’s homes in the Monterrey, Mexico area. God has blessed this new venture with an awesome worship leader; extremely talented, gifted with the children and such an obvious heart for the Lord. The old chapel is pretty… Read more