Recently, I was able to be a part of a beautiful retreat for the Hope Education students in Monterrey, Mexico. 120+ teens who live in different children’s homes in Monterrey, Mexico. 40 staff and older teens who offered of themselves to serve. 9 cabins. 10 tents. 2 days. 1 message: My circumstances are temporary, but I am not.
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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
This fall, we welcome six new students into the Hope Education Program. Through the Hope Education Program, we offer students from children’s homes a way to continue their education when free public school ends at ninth grade. The students stay on the Back2Back campus in homes with staff families (house parents), experiencing a healthy family… Read more
Our Hope Program students recently traveled on a five-day field trip to Mexico City. This trip was intended to serve as an opportunity to expose the students to the historical and cultural background of Mexico. We visited the anthropology museum, the historical center, the National Palace, the ruins of the Templo Mayor, the Metropolitan Cathedral,… Read more
As you may know, the mission of Back2Back is to provide “Care for Today and Hope for Tomorrow” to the abandoned and neglected children of Monterrey, Mexico. When I write for this blog, I hope to give you tastes of what that looks like in our day-to-day activities. Every day is different depending on the… Read more
During our time serving with Back2Back in Monterrey, Mexico, my son, Christopher (15-years old) was inspired by Back2Back Director, Beth Guckenberger’s story about another boy doing a fundraiser for the ministry through an XBOX Tournament. After we returned, Christopher decided to organize a similar XBOX 360 Halo 3 tournament as a fundraiser. With our help,… 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