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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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Home for Christmas

Around the world, in the evenings, families sit down to similar dinner scenes. Safe adults return from work, children return from school and sports activities, and before showers and goodnight routines, a meal is shared at a table. For the last 20 years, Back2Back has partnered with children’s homes in Monterrey, Mexico, providing holistic care… Read more


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Stories from the Field

Shalom – A Staff Team Retreat Staff retreats are one way Back2Back staff take time to intentionally gather for community, to grow spiritually, and to refresh themselves physically, emotionally, and socially. A retreat was planned for the Haiti staff in the fall of 2019, but due to in-country turmoil, it had to be postponed. Recently, Staff… Read more




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Using His Voice for the Arts, and Others

Using His Voice for the Arts, and Others Seventeen-year old Samuel* is a young man of many gifts. He is a talented spoken word performer and over the last couple years, has showcased them in nearly every area of the arts. What has become even more impressive than his artistic giftings, is Samuel’s ability to… Read more


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Going the Extra Mile

It’s been a struggle in Haiti recently, the country in chaos over a power struggle within the government. Already experiencing daily conflicts, this new development  added weight like: fear, hesitation, uncertainty, despair. For over eight weeks this winter, Haiti was experiencing the terrifying results of a broken government.  “Peyi Lok,” or country shutdown, means the population… 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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The Gift of Giving

For privacy and the protection of children, names in this story have been changed. From an early age, Julia has shown spunk and a natural tendency for giving to others. She and her four siblings came to a children’s home seven years ago. The five children endured the difficult loss of both their parents, and… Read more


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