Rooted in Christ…and Growing Together!

Painting by Ana Rase, Former WMF Romania staff Upon my 10-year anniversary of service with Word Made Flesh I was blessed by a time of celebration and many gifts, including the unique painting pictured here. The leaves of the tree are thumbprints of children and adults from WMF Romania. They represent the uniqueness of each […]

Learn More: On Community

As we reflect on this lifestyle celebration, we invite you to explore some of our staff top picks from media and resources that deal with community. (Click on the images to learn more) READ CHRISTINE D. POHL explores four specific Christian practices — gratitude, promise-keeping, truth-telling, and hospitality — that can counteract the destructive forces […]

Meet Our Staff

Anna Myriam Monteviller Pino was born in Lima, Peru.  She grew up in Christian home and continues to live with her mother and younger brother.  She is licensed in tourism having studied Marketing and Publicity.    She loves wood carving, camping, hiking, going to movies, and highly values her friends.  In 1998 she met and […]

Meet our Staff

Ansumana was born in Kamakwie Bombali District Northern Province, Sierra Leone and grew up in a Muslim home. When he became a Christian in the late 90s, he was isolated by His muslim community. He became a Christian because he had witnessed Christians forgiving, whilst Muslims found it difficult to forgive. In 2002, Ansu settled […]

Reclaim. Redeem. Repurpose.

I have the privilege and challenge of being an entrepreneur and a small business owner. One of my companies, Old World Timber, in Lexington, KY, manufactures products from reclaimed wood from around the world. Our motto is “Reclaim. Redeem. Repurpose.” The wood we use as our raw material has been utilized for some other purpose […]

God’s Table

When we speak of community, many different aspects come to our attention that capture our efforts. We have to accept that the idea of community changes over the years. For me, first, there was the youth summer camp community. Seeing and interacting with young Christians for a whole week, changed my life. I still remember, […]

The Process of Community

On a cold rainy day in El Alto I walked into the SutiSana workshop.  The space is filled with ladies hovered over sewing machines.  To make your way to the offices, you first have to walk through the middle of the production process.  As I try to unassumingly sneak past, one artisan lifts her head […]

What Comes our Way

When I moved to Rwanda—once I decided to join Word Made Flesh—I had an idea of the kind of community that I wanted to be in. Word Made Flesh (WMF) excited me because of the way it celebrates community as part of a life of service among the poor. This was beautiful to me. I […]

From the Executive Director

Friends, throughout this issue of The Cry on Community you will read about how the people of Word Made Flesh are daily, faithfully seeking to build and sustain communities patterned after examples that God gives us throughout the Scriptures of – in the phraseology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer – doing life together. Considering the idea of […]

From the Editor

“The Word became flesh…and moved into the neighborhood.” John 1:14 (MSG) Recently, I encountered a devotional prompt that invites readers to ask God to show them their journey thus far, a contemplative exercise in understanding how God intimately influences our lives and keeps careful record of our stories. I knelt down in the spot where […]