I was sitting inside an orphanage in Mazatlan, Mexico this past week and listening to the directors of that home lament their older kids are too focused on their own needs, and not aware enough of the suffering of others.
BlogBe 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.
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Back2Back Ministries! We truly cannot praise God enough for the ways in which He has blessed and provided for our ministry this year. These successes would not be possible without your commitment to partner with us. As we look toward the future, we are excited about how God… Read more
We had the thrill, honor, and privilege to come alongside an incredible ministry, Back2Back, and partner with them to use a free dance camp in the children’s homes to communicate that Jesus is pursuing the heart of every girl, calls them His princess, heroine, daughter, and His beauty. We are back from our trip and awestruck, even still, at how such an incredibly… Read more
Enjoy hearing Back2Back director, Beth Guckenberger, speak? Be sure to pick-up a copy of her newly released book, Relentless Hope, today! This story-driven book delivers honest testimonies from unique voices whose stories are living and real. They don’t all have the “happy endings,” but they all carry truth and hope. Available at your local Christian bookstore… Read more
Thank you for your immediate response to our pressing repair and relief needs here in Monterrey, as a result of Hurricane Alex. As a staff, we have been praying that we would be available in the aftermath of the storm to meet people’s emotional and physical needs. Thank you for joining us as: 1. We… Read more
Last week I had the privilege of speaking at Cincinnati’s Teen Challenge Ranch, where I shared about God’s promise to come after us and pursue a relationship with us, no matter who we are or what we have done. At one point, I was so impressed by these promises, I lost my composure, and could… Read more
Todd and I just returned from the K-LOVE radio station’s annual Friends and Family Cruise on Premier Christian Cruises. We were invited again this year to talk about orphan care on the cruise and join Family Christian Stores’ non-profit organization, the James Fund. It was an amazing couple of days, as we heard fantastic Christian… Read more
Thoughts from Beth Guckenberger: pureNRG, a music group from Word Entertainment was our guest this past month in Monterrey. They partnered with the James Fund and Payless Shoes in a marketing co-venture that resulted in thousands of donated shoes for orphans around the world. Hundreds of those were sent to Mexico with b2b and we… Read more
Last Saturday, when the final week of summer short-term groups arrived, someone handed me a bank envelope of $800 and said it was a gift to the ministry to be used however it was needed. I immediately pressed, “Would you like this spent on a teen in our program? At one of the Rio squatters’… Read more