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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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2013 in Review

Great strides were made in 2013 toward depth and follow through. Below are some highlights toward a genuine and consistent effort to meet each child’s needs.


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Meet Maria

6-year old Maria loves to play on the monkey bars, dance and color. Her prized possession is a Tinkerbell blanket that she snuggles under each night.


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Developing Faith-Based Foster Care

You are our witnesses! We want to testify to how God is moving on behalf of the Mexican orphan. We believe that God has heard the Church crying out to him and his response has been thunderous. He is mobilizing His body and it’s been remarkable to watch.


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God Sets the Lonely in Families

Isa arrived at the children’s home unsure of what to expect. She listened attentively as her caregivers, two Back2Back staff members, welcomed her to the dorm.


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The Giving Tree

There is a children’s book by Shel Silverstein called, The Giving Tree. In this story generosity is shown as over and over as an apple tree gives, and gives, and gives of itself to the little boy it loves.



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The Grand Story God is Writing

Isabel regularly meets with her mentor, Back2Back staff member, Ana for Bible study, discipleship and relationship building. Ana’s goal is for Isabel to understand her identity and tremendous worth as God’s child.


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Building a Family Identity

Identity and family identity can be a controversial subject. What do we stand for? How does it compare with the larger society? How does our calendar and spending reflect that?


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Serving Children with Special Needs

This summer, several other occupational and physical therapists and I had the privilege of helping the kids in a special needs children’s home in Mazatlan. Our goal was to evaluate the children and develop treatment plans for them.


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Because the One Matters

We watched as women who are widowed that Back2Back serves, worked incredibly hard to provide for their children, sacrificing on their behalf. It touched our hearts because the one matters.


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