In March, I traveled to Nigeria with my family (and a dozen others) on a missions trip. In the months leading up to the trip, I heard every well-meaning concern (“Are you worried about their safety?” “Isn’t it likely they will get sick?” “Is that the best way to spend money, what can kids offer?”).
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.
Back2Back Ministries is excited to partner with Standard Publishing to offer a brand new missions-focused VBS for 2014. Through the Jungle Safari VBS students can engage in interactive service opportunities that benefit the orphans Back2Back serves in around the world.
This summer, several other occupational and physical therapists and I had the privilege of helping the kids in a special needs children’s home in Mazatlan. Our goal was to evaluate the children and develop treatment plans for them.
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’.
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.
We recently celebrated the one year anniversary of the launch of our ministry site in Mazatlan, Mexico. Back2Back Mazatlan was started to provide holistic care to orphans at three children’s homes in this area. Beyond the vast number of orphans in this city is the face of one little boy, Jose.
As a medical team of forty-six people invaded our campus for three short days, we witnessed a new meaning for our mission of bringing “care for today, hope for tomorrow” or orphans and children in need. These doctors and nurses met immediate needs, such as prescribing medicine for runny noses and sore throats, while also… Read more
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… Read more
A few weekends ago, a few staff members took the Hope Education Program students who live on our campus on a mission trip to an orphanage about 1 ½ hours away in the desert. We loaded up two Back2Back vehicles with food, luggage, work supplies, and teens to try a new adventure. None of the teens… 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