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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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It Began with a Question

Ours starts similarly to how any conversation between two strangers begins. What’s your name? How old are you? What’s your favorite color? The only difference – I am in a foreign land, sweating profusely, and I am thinking of questions to interest a 13-year old boy.   That was five years ago on my first trip to India,… Read more


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A Fond Farewell

If you have traveled to Haiti in the last eight years, you have had the privilege of meeting the Fudge family. They faithfully served the children of Haiti and worked alongside national staff, growing the site into what it is today.  At the end of February, the Haiti staff and children gave a celebratory send-off… 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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4 Questions with Carly Glista

My name is Carly Glista. I live in Cincinnati, Ohio, and my role is Strategic Partnerships, with a focus on emerging generations! I have been on staff with Back2Back for five years. Why did you join Back2Back? Like all great stories begin, when I was 12-years old, I was watching Oprah with my mom. She… Read more



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4 Questions with Corrie Guckenberger

My name is Corrie Guckenberger. I moved from Jos, Nigeria and Monterrey, MX to the US Corporate Office, and my role is Ministry Partner Development Coach and Staff Care Representative. I’ve been on staff with Back2Back since 2005. 1. Why did you join Back2Back?  For me, this is a difficult question to respond to without acknowledging my… Read more


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4 Questions with Steve Ross

My name is Steve Ross. I moved from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Monterrey, Mexico, and now I’m back in Cincinnati, Ohio! My role is US Director of Mexico Sites. I have been on staff with Back2Back for 13 years.  1. Why did you join Back2Back?  I really thought I had things figured out there for a… Read more


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4 Questions with Jenna Ghizas

My name is Jenna. I moved from Cincinnati to Monterrey for one year and then moved back to Cincy!  I am Beth Guckenberger’s assistant and a part of the Staff Care Team. I’ve been on staff with Back2Back for 7 years. 1. Why did you join Back2Back?  In the 7th grade, I went on a mission trip… Read more


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