Ice Cream and Pizza Party, by Corrie Guckenberger, Back2Back Nigeria Staff »

For Christmas, my parents gave all of sixteen of their grandchildren $30 USD. But, the gift itself was for them to see the joy in giving, so a letter was written to each of them about it and what they had to do was find a “cause” or a “need” other than their own life […]

Off to a Good Start, by Back2Back India »

Since late 2008, Back2Back has been serving orphan children in India. We recently had the opportunity to visit Hyderabad and see how things are going. It was a great trip. Back2Back Executive Director, Todd Guckenberger, came along. He was able to see each of our ministry sites, meet the directors of those programs and interact […]

God’s Story of Redemption »

Last week I had the privilege of speaking at Cincinnati’s Teen Challenge Ranch, where I shared about God’s promise to come after us and pursue a relationship with us, no matter who we are or what we have done.  At one point, I was so impressed by these promises, I lost my composure, and could […]

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Help from LifePoint Vineyard, by Jim Betscher, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

A group of eighteen adults from LifePoint Vineyard came to serve with Back2Back in February. On Wednesday of that week, we headed to Casa Hogar Douglas, a children’s home we partner with, to work for the day. I had a list of projects planned for the group to work on ahead of time. But, when […]

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Showing God’s Love at the Rio – Valentine’s Day Outreach, by Cathy Huffer, Back2Back Staff »

Valentine’s Day was a perfect time for one of our short-term mission groups to share God’s love to the kids and families at Meme’s Rio. Our group had fifteen kids in it ranging from seven to nineteen. They were great as we asked them to help us teach the 1 Corinthians 13 passage on love […]

Join Back2Back at the annual Summit of the Orphan »

Join Back2Back Ministries at the Christian Alliance for Orphans Summit in Eden Prarie, Minnesota April 29-30, 2010. The Summit is fast approaching! Like no other event nationwide, Summit has become the gathering point and training hub for Christians committed to adoption, foster care and global orphans. Something for Everyone…Whether a newcomer to church orphan ministry […]

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Bringing Light to the Issue of Orphan Care »

Todd and I just returned from the K-LOVE radio station’s annual Friends and Family Cruise on Premier Christian Cruises.  We were invited again this year to talk about orphan care on the cruise and join Family Christian Stores’ non-profit organization, the James Fund.  It was an amazing couple of days, as we heard fantastic Christian […]

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Take Flight, by Jessica Biondo, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

As you may know, the mission of Back2Back is to provide “Care for Today and Hope for Tomorrow” to the abandoned and neglected children of Monterrey, Mexico. When I write for this blog, I hope to give you tastes of what that looks like in our day-to-day activities. Every day is different depending on the […]

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Northwestern Mutual Kelley Financial Group Wins National Community Impact Award for Service with Back2Back »

Cincinnati’s Kelley Financial Group, a network office of Northwestern Mutual, is the recipient of the Northwestern Mutual Foundation 2010 Community Impact Award for their ongoing support of Back2Back Ministries (B2B).  Northwestern’s employees and clients have funded and built a teen home on our campus for the Hope Education Program students.  The $50,000 award was given […]

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The Latest Update from Jos, Nigeria, by Corrie Guckenberger »

We continue to receive lots of emails of people praying for us, the community and the city. Thank you so much.  We are confident that they are being heard.  Things have quieted down tremendously and we are learning that as quickly as conflict rises, it settles just as fast.  Yesterday as the curfew was lifted […]

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