STINT: a short-term, international staff position lasting from 3 months up to one year My adventure to becoming a STINT-er began in the summer of 2015 when the opportunity to intern for Back2Back Cancun, seemingly, fell into my lap. I had other plans of how to spend my summer, but through a beautiful orchestration of… Read more
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.
On a recent prayer walk with a mission team, a Back2Back case-worker asked a mother living in the Bonfil community how they could pray for her and her family specifically. In unexpected honesty, she shared concern of one of her sons becoming involved in drug use. Bonfil, an urban community in Cancun, is one gripped… Read more
With 29 years experience as a soccer coach, Back2Back staff member, Steve McCollum, is passionate about encouraging children on and off the field.
Sometimes we go to the mountains for a vacation. Sometimes we go for the adventure of a climb, hike, or zip line. Sometimes we go to connect with nature.
We are excited to partner with local churches and other non-profit organizations in Cancún for the Tres Reyes Community Center Project.
We watched as women who are widowed that Back2Back serves, worked incredibly hard to provide for their children, sacrificing on their behalf. It touched our hearts because the one matters.
Gervens grabbed my hand and held it in his, and something indescribable occurred. I felt the deepest love for this little boy and a connection that cannot be explained and I knew this was only the beginning of our friendship.
I shared of one afternoon, of a normal moment that turned miraculous, not because I woke up and did or prayed anything different, not because we earned or deserved what happened, but because God is sovereign and at the end of the day, we either submit to it or fight against it.
If you’ve ever served alongside your children, then you’ve witnessed the enthusiasm that children feel when they know they’re helping others.
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’.