Cultivating Hope »

Ravi’s small arms wrap tightly around the two-liter, plastic bottle as he carefully walks across campus toward the flowers. He steps carefully, delicately almost, so as not to let a drop of water drip on the dusty ground. He walks toward Adam’s house first, and then he waters the circular planters with colorful flowers in […]

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Hope for the Future »

During my recent visit to Back2Back’s ministry site in Mazatlan, Mexico, I was greeted at the airport by Grant Keys, one of our staff who serves at the site.

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Up Against the Chaos »

I am heading to Haiti this week for Easter and I can’t help but feel the anticipation of a trip to the front lines. It makes my spirit hum. I love serving the Haitian kids and encouraging the staff there.

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New Year’s Resolutions »

This New Year’s season, I am going to start a practice I hope to continue throughout the year. I am going to focus more on who I am being, than what I am doing.

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Stories of Hope: Resilient and Thankful in Cancun »

Four years ago, 10-year-old Jeny wakes up, helps her mom, Oti, with her six younger siblings, and heads out the door to wash car windows to earn money for her family.

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Stories of Hope: India »

Two years ago, Mariya was shy, quiet and somewhat withdrawn. At that time, often playing by herself, she is spotted sitting alone in the corner. Mariya finds it difficult to form attachments to others.

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Not Yours to Carry »

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.

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Surprise Guests for Ruby »

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.

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Each New Day »

Articulate, outgoing and personable – fifteen-year old Rubi exudes confidence. She loves people and enjoys helping care for the younger children at the orphanage she calls home.

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Never Stop Dreaming »

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.

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