Providing family-style care means Israel can confide in his house mom, Marlin, after a friend at school hurt his feelings. It means house parents, Joel and Viviana, can lead evening devotionals and pray with each boy before heading off to bed. Family-style care means dinners are no longer around a plastic table in a noisy cafeteria. Instead, the children gather around a wooden dinner table as a family and share about their day. Family-style care allows house parents to provide deeper care for each child as they navigate life’s challenges.
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.
This summer, I spent three weeks serving alongside the Back2Back staff team in Monterrey, Mexico. One morning, as I walked around the campus praying, God gave me a vision.
We recently completed remodeling the library at Casa Hogar Douglas. This children’s home for over seventy kids now has a very nice library made possible by a donation from The Rotary Club International and the tireless efforts of many of our ministry volunteers. I recently read that 94% of the municipalities of Mexico don’t have… Read more
My recent trip to Monterrey, Mexico has messed with me in the deepest way possible. Majestic. Beautiful. Powerful. I was overwhelmed. It was Sunday morning at Casa Hogar Douglas, an orphanage, in Monterrey. The aforementioned orphanage would have appeared empty to the passerby if it weren’t for the noise coming from a little building atop… Read more
Starting this month, we will be featuring interviews with various Back2Back staff members, highlighting one to two individuals on the field each month. How do you serve with Back2Back? Christy: I am on staff in Monterrey, Mexico. I am the captain of the Casa Hogar Birthday Program here in Monterrey. I am in charge of… Read more
Starting this month, we will be featuring interviews with various Back2Back staff members, highlighting one to two individuals on the field each month. How do you serve with Back2Back? Jim: I serve as captain of both Casa Hogar Douglas and the ministry site of Rio 3. As a Back2Back captain, I am the liaison between… Read more