If This Palapa Could Talk »

“If These Walls Could Talk” is a blog series we’re excited to share with you. Across the Back2Back sites, there are structures – palapas, front porches, swing sets, tap-taps, surf boards – where you may have gathered on a trip with us. We gather to connect with each other, with vulnerable children, with hard working […]

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To Love is to Give »

In this month of love, Beth shares about the Hebrew word “ahavah” and how it can shape our ideas about love. Listen in as she reveals the practice she and Todd developed 15 years ago to fight busyness and fatigue in their marriage. Never miss an episode of Around the Kitchen Table: Subscribe on YouTube […]

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 […]

Always Within God’s Reach »

Is there anything in your life you have felt God couldn’t possibly care about, because all He has to focus on? In this episode, Beth shares about a problem she had and the solution God inevitably put into motion before she ever knew there needed to be one. She also shares this moment and how […]

Cincinnati Reds Partnership 2019 »

A season-long partnership between the Cincinnati Reds and Back2Back Ministries recently culminated on Faith Day at Great American Ballpark. The partnership kicked off during the International Series in April where the Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals competed in Monterrey, Mexico and hosted over 300 children on Back2Back’s Monterrey campus. One hundred lucky children from […]

He Will Give Them Compassion »

Field Story by Matt Cooper, Back2Back U.S. Office  “Isn’t it overwhelming to come face-to-face with ongoing needs?  How do you decide where to invest your time? Do you actually feel like you’re able to show love and compassion?” My response to these often-asked questions is inspired by missionary, Heidi Baker, who says, “Just love the one in […]

A Reckless Faith Like Abraham »

by Bailey Prescott, Back2Back Staff in Mazatlán Nothing will ever make this okay. I laid in bed, tossing and turning, considering the events of the Christmas party. I’d been asked to help at a Christmas party for a local children’s home, and had spent the entirety of the party holding a tiny, sick baby whose […]

Ready Set Go »

Two young men slide up to the makeshift starting line in the gravel driveway. Their friends debate who will win this race, the crowd divided by loyalty. The boys who have been in the program longest have never seen their friend lose a race. The new guys have never seen him run, so they side […]

It’s My Turn to Give Back »

When we say yes to serving others, there is an inevitable ripple effect. We don’t always get to see the ripple effect in action. We serve, love, wait, and trust God to bring fruit, and ultimately glory, to Himself.  Sometimes, He reveals the way one yes flowed right into another, leaving hearts, minds, and even […]

She is Defying the Statistics »

The path leading to Igmin Kibe Education Center is long and winding. The dust rises in the air following the footsteps of villagers and the occasional wild animal. On a clear-skied afternoon, a young girl atop a bicycle made her way down the dirt trail. She cycled closer and those who recognized her smiled at […]

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