New Soles for Tender Souls »

Several months ago we shared how the Christian teen band, PureNRG served alongside us in Monterrey, Mexico.  Since then, they have continued to bless the children we serve in practical ways, such as through a recent fundraiser, New Soles for Tender Souls.  With the money that was raised through pre-purchases of their new album, The […]

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Update on Situation in Nigeria, by Corrie Guckenberger, Back2Back Nigeria Staff »

We have been getting lots of questions being asked of us about the crisis here in Jos, Nigeria. Here is what is going on around us personally and in the city. First, our family is good and safe and so are the Munafos. We are grateful for the close proximity in which we live to […]

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Feeding Center Blessings, by Back2Back India »

Recently, Back2Back India partnered with a Feeding Center to provide clean drinking water to poor children. The Feeding Center is run by a husband and wife who live near a slum in Hyderabad. During the day, some children attend school and receive a hot meal provided by the government. However, many of the children in […]

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Help for Haiti »

On Tuesday night, the strongest earthquake in more than 240 years struck ten miles southwest of Haiti’s capital, Port–au-Prince, destroying buildings and taking many lives. Millions of people are displaced on the streets, lacking shelter, basic necessities and facing the loss of loved ones.  Back2Back’s heart is pierced for the many children and families who […]

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Christmas in Galeana, by Jim Betscher, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

On December 22, the kids of Casa Hogar Douglas had an opportunity to serve kids that had very little materially. One of the caregivers in the children’s home, is from a small mountain town about four hours from here, called Galeana. The people from this town are very poor when it comes to material possessions. […]

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Back2Back India News Update »

After completing their one-year commitment to serve in Hyderabad, India with Back2Back, Brent and Lisa are transitioning back to the US to fulfill obligations at their businesses in Ohio.  A national ministry partner will be managing the day-to-day operations of Back2Back India. Brent and Lisa have seen incredible fruit from their time in India, as […]

The Heart of Jesus, by Jessica Biondo, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

What a wonderful season Christmas is! I love that after thousands of years, the birth of Christ still brings healing, restoration and peace. People often talk about the “Spirit of Christmas” and in reality, the spirit of Christmas shows the heart of Christ and the things that he desires for us all year long. The […]

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Selene, Karely, and Shirley’s Quincenera, by Cathy Huffer, Back2Back Mexico »

As the three girls celebrating their quinceneras walked into the room, the words of Connie (a director at their children’s home, Manatial de Amor) rang in my ears. “These three girls have been with us for a long time.  They grew up in this children’s home.  As I was praying today God reminded me that […]

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Learning English, by Back2Back India »

India has twenty-two official languages and thousands of dialects. Hindi and English are national languages. In Andra Pradesh, the state where Back2Back India operates, the most common language is Telugu. A child in India first learns their local language then studies that language plus Hindi when they get to school. By 5th grade when they […]

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Blankets for Rio III, by Claire Rogers, Back2Back US Staff »

Last week, during Thanksgiving, 15-year old Hope Bertke served in Monterrey, Mexico with Back2Back, alongside her parents and several other families.  Hope has been on several mission trips with Back2Back and is familiar with the communities that we minister to.  In the weeks leading up to her trip last week, Hope began to think of […]

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