He Will Give Them Compassion »

Field Story by Matt Cooper, Back2Back U.S. Office  “Isn’t it overwhelming to come face-to-face with ongoing needs?  How do you decide where to invest your time? Do you actually feel like you’re able to show love and compassion?” My response to these often-asked questions is inspired by missionary, Heidi Baker, who says, “Just love the one in […]

He Will Hold Them Close »

“Though my father and mother forsake me, the Lord will receive me.” Psalm 27:10 Field Story by Charlie James, India It had been a year after moving to India, since my wife and I had seen our families. We anxiously exited the airport terminal and were met with a warm welcome. Our joy was the result of […]

He Will Defend Them »

Psalm 82:3 Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed. Field story by Amanda Obemeasor, Back2Back Nigeria Staff It was a Sunday morning a few years ago. The church was bringing attention to the worldwide orphan crisis, on a day, internationally, known as Orphan Sunday. It is a time when […]

He Secures Justice »

Field Story by Bailey Prescott, Mazatlán  “I know that the Lord secures justice for the poor and upholds the cause of the needy.” Psalm 140:12 “Babies are scary.” It was my first thought when Back2Back’s social worker asked if I would be willing to help at a Christmas party. There would be about forty kids, […]

He Will Hear Their Cry »

Field Story by Chris Cox, Back2Back Cincinnati  Every year, Back2Back hosts a retreat for teenagers in Monterrey.  We invite youth from children’s homes and teenagers from the Hope Program to spend a weekend in the mountains. Day one of camp is always full of energy and excitement. The 2017 retreat was no different. Everyone was […]

He Will Extend Mercy Towards Them »

Field Story by Jenn Holden, Cancun “In all their distress he too was distressed, and the angel of his presence saved them. In his love and mercy, He redeemed them; He lifted them up and carried them all all the days of old.” Isaiah 63:9 It was bedtime, and my adopted little brother did not […]

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He Will Strengthen Your Heart »

Whether we are an orphan or not, we all have things we fear. God promises to listen to us, to strengthen our hearts, to help us – regardless of where we are, or what we fear.

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He Will Not Forget Them »

Field Story by Aaron Meeks, Back2Back Staff in Haiti I was at Rescue of God Children’s Home when we first met. He shied away from the group of children, falling to the back, so I went to him. I knelt down, extended my hand, and looked in his big, brown eyes. “What is your name?” […]

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He Will Never Leave Them »

“Leave your fatherless children; I will keep them alive. Your widows too can depend on me.” Jeremiah 49:11 Field Story by Shannon Pannell What may have been a statistic before you arrived this week, I hope by now have faces and names. Their eyes may connect with yours, and even if you don’t have words, […]

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He Won’t Forget Them »

“Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, yet I will not forget you.” Isaiah 49:15 Field Story by Dori McCormick, Nigeria As a new mom, I feel it would be nearly impossible to forget about my nursing baby.  Our […]

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