Deep Roots in Nigeria »

Daniel serves as the Director of Back2Back Nigeria, but before joining staff, he was working for the state government in a stable, yet unfulfilling job. He was passionate about serving children and longed for an outlet to give back to his community.

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Meat Pies »

A short term missions team recently visited Jos, Nigeria from Michigan. They took twenty-nine kids from Destiny Children’s Home to the zoo and later we served everyone meat pies. Meat is a rarity for the kids as it’s expensive in Nigeria.

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Neighborly Love, by Nate Gangwer, Back2Back Nigeria Intern »

  A few weeks ago we began our first project with another team.  We spent the entire day doing projects at the Oasis Community Center in the Kisayhip Village of Jos, Nigeria.  The majority of the team painted the community center with a primer coat to get ready for the Back2Back team next week.  The […]

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Bringing Restoration: Reflections on Evidence of God’s Beauty in Nigeria, by Jessica Biondo, Back2Back Mexico Staff »

Last summer, Jessica Biondo and Ruby Moyer of the Back2Back Mexico staff traveled to Jos, Nigeria. While there, they served alongside our Back2Back Nigeria staff for several weeks.  Below, Jessica Biondo shares her reflections on the experience. Try to image this scene with me. You are standing in a small, humble building. There are rocks […]

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Building Roads, by Will Reed, Back2Back Nigeria Staff »

A couple weeks ago I worked at another Back2Back staffers house digging a trench and clearing some big rocks/sand. As I cleared it from the yard I would take it to the street to fill in the big holes and ruts that force us to drive very slowly on our road. As I repeated this […]

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A Fishing We Will Go, by Corrie Guckenberger, Back2Back Nigeria Staff »

Welcome to the beginning stages of the fish farms that are being brought to life at one of the children’s homes we work with here in Jos, Nigeria. OLA (Our Ladies of Apostles) has started some fish farms and they are also working on some chicken farms to help them create food and funds for […]

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Journey to Nigeria, by Chad Powers, Mission Trip Participant »

First of all, I need to get something off my chest…I didn’t believe that I could get there. I didn’t believe that the voice that was inviting me on an adventure was the voice of God. I thought that I was probably making it all up, that I was stirring up an old longing again.  […]

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The Latest Update from Jos, Nigeria, by Corrie Guckenberger »

We continue to receive lots of emails of people praying for us, the community and the city. Thank you so much.  We are confident that they are being heard.  Things have quieted down tremendously and we are learning that as quickly as conflict rises, it settles just as fast.  Yesterday as the curfew was lifted […]

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Update on Situation in Nigeria, by Corrie Guckenberger, Back2Back Nigeria Staff »

We have been getting lots of questions being asked of us about the crisis here in Jos, Nigeria. Here is what is going on around us personally and in the city. First, our family is good and safe and so are the Munafos. We are grateful for the close proximity in which we live to […]

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