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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.
AllInspirational LivingMexicoStories

A Special Place for Everyone

Pacific Christian Academy, the Back2Back-run, trauma-informed school in Mazatlan, recently celebrated its first round of graduates. The school has become a safe space for students to learn and also grow emotionally with the help and guidance of their teachers. As the school begins to grow and students flourish within, staff are continually looking for ways… Read more


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Lifting Each Other Up

A partnering children’s home in Nigeria is a home built on family-style care. Directors Katharina and her husband, Israel, look at each child in their home as their own. They live by example, supporting each other, and have set an example for the children to consider one another.  This summer two of the older boys… Read more


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Striving for Success

Suhani* has lived on the Back2Back campus for eight years. To those who don’t know her well, she comes across as quiet, but inquisitive. Her soft spoken nature requires visitors and friends, alike, to lean close to hear what she has to say, but like so many who speak softly and sparingly, what she does… Read more


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Compassion for the World Around Them

In August, Hope Program students participated in activities designed to strengthen their care and awareness towards nature and animals. Rapaz Rescue Foundation, dedicated to rescuing wild birds at risk and located in Veracruz, led a video conference with the students. They introduced them to a rescued eagle, explaining the  biology of the birds, as well… Read more


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Learning to Care for Others

“SURPRIIIIIIISE!” The teen girls yelled gleefully as Rosa Porto, Back2Back staff, walked into the room. Her eyes lit up with excitement as the teen girls from Hope House 5 in Mexico swarmed her with hugs and happy birthday wishes. Earlier this year, the teens were cared for by Rosa when their Hope parents were in… Read more


AllCincinnatiInspirational LivingStories

Leaving His Mark on His City

you asked for truth But I don’t believe you really want it Because more often than not when you ask for the truth they cant accept it  They change the channel, ignore it, anything not to face it  Three years ago, the team at Back2Back Cincinnati met a young man named Jay through Rising Leaders,… Read more


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In Their Own Unique Way

Cheque Garcia, Back2Back staff, watched Robinson* struggle as he looked at the multiplication tables in front of him. The young boy’s brow furrowed, not fully comprehending what he was supposed to do. Robinson, a 10-year old boy who attends an education center in the Dominican Republic, is learning at a 2nd grade level. “The Education… Read more



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It Only Takes One

Gloria* arrived at a partnering children’s home feeling lost. Her home environment was tumultuous, and at a very young age, she took on parental responsibilities for her younger brothers. She carried this into her new home, not realizing it wasn’t required of her. She struggled to connect with others, wasn’t interested in school, and her… Read more


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Celebrating Caregivers Around the World

Have you ever looked back at a moment and cringed? Wishing you had known then, what you know now?  Once upon a time, we allowed group members to give Christmas presents directly to children in a children’s home- cementing the notion the American was amazing… meanwhile, the person who washed their clothes, tucked them in, and listened… Read more


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