Fabulous Fatima, by Kathy Couch, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

There is this lively little five year old girl at one home we serve.  Her name is Fatima. She is a bundle of energy and orneriness oozes out of her pores! During Semana Santa (the week before Easter), several of the kids went  home to stay with relatives for the holiday.  Not Fatima.  She stayed […]

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Shelter Child Sponsorship Program Expands, by Claire Rogers, Back2Back US Staff »

Eternal Joy Children’s Home (EJH) near Hyderabad, India was founded in 2008 by a Christian couple whose vision was to care for physically and mentally challenged children living in poverty. The home that began with six children has since grown to provide for up to twenty-five children ranging in age from two to twelve years. […]

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Del Norte Library, by Caroline Burns, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to help Erica and Kim paint a mural at the new Casa Hogar Del Norte Children’s Home library addition. They did a fantastic job! Here are a few pictures to show the day by day progress of that week: If you have ever served with us in […]

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Dreams, by Back2Back India »

Ashok is a bright, energetic and friendly 12 year old boy at one of the children’s homes served by Back2Back India. In October 2008, his mother was killed in an accident. His father is a coolie, a manual laborer unloading sand trucks. As a poor widower working long days, he was unable to take care […]

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Help from LifePoint Vineyard, by Jim Betscher, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

A group of eighteen adults from LifePoint Vineyard came to serve with Back2Back in February. On Wednesday of that week, we headed to Casa Hogar Douglas, a children’s home we partner with, to work for the day. I had a list of projects planned for the group to work on ahead of time. But, when […]

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He Loves them More, by Hope Maglich, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

This past week I had a conversation that entirely blessed me. Lalo is a pastor and the director of a children’s home we work with called Imperio de Amor (IDA). I was at IDA with a group of Americans playing with the near fifty kids who were at the home that day. In the midst […]

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Scissors, by Mandy Lail, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

I can’t believe it’s been a year already.  January 1, 2009 our family moved into the John House (part of the Hope Program) here on the Monterrey, Mexico campus.  Just a few short days later, five boys who had been living in children’s homes moved in as well. At the start of 2010 there is […]

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The Heart of Jesus, by Jessica Biondo, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

What a wonderful season Christmas is! I love that after thousands of years, the birth of Christ still brings healing, restoration and peace. People often talk about the “Spirit of Christmas” and in reality, the spirit of Christmas shows the heart of Christ and the things that he desires for us all year long. The […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Back2Back Ministries! »

As Thanksgiving approaches, we cannot help but celebrate the many ways in which God has been faithful and blessed Back2Back Ministries. We would like to take this opportunity to share just a few highlights from 2009 for which we’re thankful! In Mexico: As a result of the Back2Back Hope Education Program, six children who we […]

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Christopher’s Shoes, by Hope Maglich, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

The sound of many little hands applauding echoed throughout the bus. The bus driver turned around in surprise. I too was taken back. The smiling faces kept grinning, the hands kept giving praise. Mama Connie, one of the caretakers at Casa Hogar Villa de Juarez, nodded her head saying, “Thank you God!” The twenty children from […]

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