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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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The Story Isn’t Over Yet (An Interview with Beth & Todd)

In 1997, Beth and Todd Guckenberger drove from Cincinnati, Ohio to Monterrey, Mexico with one vision in mind: to daily invest in vulnerable children. Now, 25 years later, the co-executive directors of Back2Back Ministries openly share what they’ve learned, how they’ve grown, and why this all still matters as they lead global teams in pursuing… Read more


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Enjoying the Connections

On December 6th, five Strong Families families, along with Back2Back Care Coordinators and a local volunteer couple, came together to celebrate the first Posada. Posadas commemorate the journey Joseph and Mary made from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of refuge where Mary could give birth to Jesus. The volunteer couple has been investing in their… Read more


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Learning Outside the Classroom

For many students in America, field trips are a regular part of the school experience, and for 15 students in Mexico, it was a new experience recently! The students, along with staff, visited a local tostado factory called Tostaditas Blancas. They learned the history of the factory and its owner. He shared his own story… Read more


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Somewhere to Turn

Back2Back staff understand and are trained in providing trauma-competent care to every child they cross paths with. Training and experience proves that trauma is often cyclical, and a result of the adults in a child’s life possibly not receiving holistic care and trauma-informed approaches themselves. This is a key reason, in some cases, Back2Back staff… Read more


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A Voice and a Choice

There was an excitement in the air as the Cancun Strong Families moms entered Wal-Mart, some for the very first time. As they took in the Christmas displays and music over the loudspeaker, they began to form a plan for their shopping trip. Recently, Back2Back staff took the Strong Family moms shopping for their family’s… Read more



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Learning to Thrive

The Hope Education Program in India officially launched in 2019 when three young men moved from the Suzuki Samuel Hope Campus to junior college. One of the three young men, an exceptional athlete and social teen, struggled in his final year of high school, but passed and transitioned to junior college. While there, Deepak* and… Read more



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