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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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Beautiful Things

The world is full of breathtaking beauty. A quick scroll through an Instagram feed reveals image after image of posed perfection – carefully selected photos, cropped and filtered to present an enviable image. But, sometimes, true beauty can’t be captured within the confines of social media. It’s an inner quality – elusive, quiet and unfading.


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Threading the Needle

The room was completely silent as Heidi demonstrated how to thread a needle. It was the first day of sewing lessons. A group of 16 children were gathered around Heidi, listening carefully to each word, committing her instructions to memory.


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Courage to Take the First Step

Startled by a loud noise, Maria Jose sat up in bed clutching her blanket. Her eyes were peeled wide
open as she tried to make out the dark shadows lining the corners of the room.


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Just Like Abigail

Move-in day came quickly. The six girls packed up their personal belongings: a treasured photo, a One Direction poster and a well-loved stuffed animal.


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Standing Tall

Sandeep’s palms began to sweat as a friend approached him, cricket ball in hand. Sandeep wiped his brow and tightened the grip on his bat as he waited for the pitch.


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Linking Arms in Cancún

Momentum built as mission trip participants worked tirelessly in the summer heat to complete the Community Center of Tres Reyes in Cancún, Mexico.


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Finding His Voice

Fourteen-year-old Ansouby is dreaming of a future as a musician, finding joy as he plays guitar for his friends at Harvest Care Children’s Home. Ansouby, who didn’t speak a word until he was six, is now finding his voice – using his passion for music to bring joy to those around him. Music has created a safe place for Ansouby to heal and grow into the person God created him to be.


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Never Alone

Fourteen-year-old Yorleny knew a lot about loneliness from surviving early childhood abandonment. As she met with staff at Back2Back’s community center and learned more about God- as always being there as her Father, caregiver and friend- Yorleny began to wonder if a relationship with God was the missing piece in her life.


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A Birthday to Remember

Birthdays had always been painful for 11-year old Blanca, a difficult reminder of the family she missed. This year, Blanca’s 12th birthday arrived with a bang when Back2Back staff and friends gathered to celebrate her in a big way, reminding her she is valued and loved.


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Courage is the Byproduct of Faith

Courage is not the opposite of fear. Courage is the byproduct of faith. It’s surrender and forward motion. It’s a release of control and a holy confidence in a plan bigger than the page you are on. It announces to those paying attention, you are a citizen of another place.


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