Lately, I have been talking to my kids about an outward focused life. Some call it missions, others call it outreach, I am hoping we call it normal. I have been explaining my heart for orphans as a ‘burr under my saddle’.
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.
I was sitting inside an orphanage in Mazatlan, Mexico this past week and listening to the directors of that home lament their older kids are too focused on their own needs, and not aware enough of the suffering of others.
Back2Back Ministries is excited to partner with Standard Publishing to offer a brand new service-oriented VBS curriculum for 2013. Through God’s Backyard Bible Camp and the Mission Project Pack students can engage in interactive service opportunities in their own backyard that benefit the orphans Back2Back serves in Mexico.
Back2Back summer interns gain practical hands-on ministry experience by serving at our sites in Mexico, India and Nigeria. Interns work alongside Back2Back staff members and assist behind-the-scenes to host summer mission trip groups. Interns help to facilitate daily work projects at local orphanages and outreaches to impoverished communities, contributing to our mission of providing care… Read more
Through a series of God-events, we have met a pastor by the name of Victor. Pastor Victor has a small church in a neighborhood named Tres Reyes. Tres Reyes is the same neighborhood where we have been helping Noehmi’s family build a house. Victor has a desire to reach the people Tres Reyes for Christ…. Read more
Back2Back summer interns gain practical hands-on ministry experience by serving at our sites in Monterrey, Mexico; Jos, Nigeria; or Hyderabad, India. Interns work alongside Back2Back staff members and assist behind-the-scenes to host summer mission trip groups. Interns help to facilitate daily work projects at local orphanages and outreaches to impoverished communities, contributing to our mission… Read more
My first week interning with Back2Back India has opened my eyes. There is no way I could have been fully prepared for my initial visit to this hostel (children’s home) in rural India. I was a little nervous when we pulled up, but was instantly comforted by familiar verses painted on the walls in English… Read more
Back2Back partners with a church in Monterrey that serves an extremely impoverished area called Rio III. The community was built on top of an old garbage dump. Families construct shelter by piecing together scraps and pieces of wood from the landfill. Most families live on a few dollars a day; their sole source of income… Read more