Word Made Flesh Blog

Word Made Flesh is a contemplative community. One of the ways that we contemplate what God is doing in the world and in our lives is through the reflection articles that we write. We invite you to read, learn, and celebrate with us.

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My first time visiting Word Made Flesh Romania by Jasmine Yoo

Krystal, our mentor for the summer, took the interns – Alice, Elly, and I – to Galați, Romania, to visit another Word ...

Supporting Refugees from Ukraine

November 14, 2022

On February 24th, Russia invaded Ukrainian territory, which made peaceful citizens flee to nearest countries of Eastern Europe. The Republic of Moldova is one of them. 450,000 refugees have entered Moldova and approximately 100,000 have stayed in the country. Statistics show that currently 1 out of 8 children now in Moldova are Ukrainian. Almost immediately,…

A Life Story Over a Cup of Tea

November 14, 2022

Lavinia accepted our invitation to spend an hour with us with enthusiasm, sharing her story over a cup of tea. It meant that she had to make an extra effort to wake up and go to work earlier so she could meet with us. On a normal day, she cleans the halls of apartment buildings,…

Radical Hospitality is Courageous!

November 6, 2022

“And he said, My  Lord, if now I have found favor in thy sight, I pray thee, do not depart from thy servant. Come,  fetch yourself some water, and wash your feet, and lie down under the tree; and I will bring a  morsel of bread; Build up your strength, and then you will pass…

Transition of Word Made Flesh leadership

November 5, 2022

As the Board of Word Made Flesh, we want to inform you of the transition of Clint Baldwin as the International Executive Director, as of the summer, 2022. Clint leaves Word Made Flesh positioned for continued growth, and we are deeply thankful for his many contributions and leadership during his time here. The Baldwin family has been an…

BIG Announcement! Same passion, new name!

August 4, 2022

For over two decades, we have been honored to be a part of the Word Made Flesh community. We’re grateful for the deep and meaningful foundation they laid for us.  Word Made Flesh taught us the importance of deep identification with those on the margins, living in poverty. We learned to be shaped by our…

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New Album from Word Made Flesh Artist Ambassador Kellie Haddock

June 15, 2022

At Word Made Flesh we’re blessed to be supported by some incredibly talented people. One of those amazing individuals is Kellie Haddock. Kellies new album, Orchids From Fire, is inspired by the wild orchid that only grows after a fire. All twelve songs are bursting with hope! This powerful collection of songs will invigorate your…

God Makes Room

May 2, 2022

The below is part of a reflection I offered for our April Around The Table staff newsletter. May you be encouraged in knowing that from the very beginning God has been and continues to remain at work making room and caring for those some have referred to as being “outside the camp.” For some of…

Greetings all! Blessed Eastertide!

April 26, 2022

The below is part of a reflection I offered for our March Around the Table staff newsletter. I hope that contemplating aspects of Psalm 91 will be a blessing to you today. I have been very encouraged to hear good reports back about the time that our Word Made Flesh International short-term team of university…

My Special Place

April 21, 2022

I didn´t know that a place as special as the “House of Hope” existed. I´m not exaggerating when I say that this place is magnificent. This place not only managed to change the way I think but also my way of acting. I really don´t know how to express myself well, I can´t get the…

Fulfillment of Organizational Best Practice, Next Step Commitments

April 19, 2022

With this communication we are grateful to report that Word Made Flesh International has fully completed best practice next steps committed to in July 2020. A major aspect of our commitment was to “retain an independent third-party expert to perform an organizational audit on our existing policies, procedures, and systems for preventing harm, keeping employees…