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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Ice Cream and Pizza Party, by Corrie Guckenberger, Back2Back Nigeria Staff »

For Christmas, my parents gave all of sixteen of their grandchildren $30 USD. But, the gift itself was for them to see the joy in giving, so a letter was written to each of them about it and what they had to do was find a “cause” or a “need” other than their own life […]

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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Harvest Sunday, by Emilee Munafo, Back2Back Nigeria Staff »

A few weeks ago the ECWA church (Evangelical Church of West Africa) in the Kisayhip Village celebrated the Harvest Season with a special Harvest Sunday celebration. It was the Sunday following our American Thanksgiving holiday. As I walked up to the church doors, I could see buckets, sacks and trays that were full of grains […]

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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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A Farming Tradition, by Corrie Guckenberger, Back2Back Nigeria Staff »

John, our children, and I were invited by the Chairman of the Kisayhip Village that we work with to experience and witness one of the farming/wedding traditions that they practice.  We picked up the kids right after school and went to go “be a part” of traditional Africa. Upon arriving, we learned more…. when a […]

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Shelter, by Angela Ramos »

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.  I will say of the Lord. “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”  Psalm 91: 1-2 Shelter is the theme of this year’s Back2Back devotional.  Every group member, along with staff, […]

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Making a Difference, by Angela Ramos »

Being in Nigeria for almost four weeks I have often wondered if we are making a difference here.  Will we ever fully know the answer to that question?  Before coming here our desire was to come to help out where needed and to serve the people here – whatever that looks like.  Now that we […]

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