Ten-year old Faith is small for her age but mighty. She is one of the youngest children at Destiny’s Children’s Home. What she lacks in size she makes up for with her big personality. Faith is smart, affectionate and playful. She likes to play practical jokes and wear sparkly dresses – the frillier the better.
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.
We were on our way to Salvation Army Children’s Home with Ruby, one of the children we serve in Mazatlan, Mexico. It was the day of her quincenera and Ruby was nervous.
Leo Hernandez, a student in Back2Back’s Hope Education Program in Monterrey, Mexico, has experienced God working in his life in a very real and personal way over the past year.
Ana’s sweet smile and big personality commands the attention of a room and captures the hearts of those who meet her.
Wendy, who grew up in a children’s home, had quietly dreamed of having a quincenera but she had never actually attended one. It didn’t take long for her to realize that the day would reach far beyond a simple party.
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
These are the kids with whom Jesus is now staying. All names have been changed in the story. So many emotions went through my head yesterday. You see, I thought I was just going to help out a friend from the Rio and a couple hours later I’d return home. Good deed done and nothing… Read more
Lola had lived at the government children’s home for close to a year before I met her. She had been removed from her home as a teenager due to abuse from her mother. Now Lola is 17. Despite her background, she smiles and laughs and engages with others. While I was at Back2Back’s site in… Read more
Manantial de Amor (MDA) has three different locations. With three light bills, water bills, and three of everything else, they have often found themselves in need. This children’s home has been based on trusting the Lord on a day-to-day basis and as a result of their trust in God and not man we don’t always… Read more
The past few days have been very encouraging as we have had two different families from North Carolina come to visit. We took one of the families to visit a children’s home (orphanage) that we serve, and we noticed that they needed groceries. The pantry had no fruits or vegetables. We went out shopping and purchased the food that they needed. It is always a… Read more