Bearing Witness

When we see the kids and families that come to our center face abuse, trafficking, exclusion from school, parents that have had to leave the country, chronic health problems, trauma, or malnourishment, it makes no sense why we would celebrate suffering. No child should have to suffer from hunger, no woman should have to suffer […]

Ashira Workshop

I spot Irina down the street on my way back to the Center from the market, and quicken my pace to catch up with her. She’s pushing a dusty, rickety baby stroller with a lumpy garbage bag in the seat. Having run into her like this on several occasions in the past, I know that […]

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 […]

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, […]

Meet our Staff

Anca was born in 1975 in Pechea, a county of Galati, Romania to an Orthodox family. She has 3 brothers and 2 sisters. In her last year of high school, she started to understand how there were many kids, youth and families affected by poverty, diseases and other difficulties around the community she was in. […]

Intimacy and Lament

Psalm 22:1-2 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, so far from my cries of anguish? My God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer, by night, but I find no rest. Psalm 22:23-24 You who fear the Lord, praise him! All […]

Brokenness: The Place of Restoration

Brokenness: The Place of Restoration

Our ministry in Romania began in the shadow of a massive, rusty steel factory among youth who were living on the streets. We met kids in back alleys and street corners, in apartment stairwells and in the underground sewage system. Some had run away from broken and abusive homes…Read More »