“Break My Heart for What Breaks Yours”

I remember singing along at a Hillsong United concert and praying that prayer as a young follower of Christ. Not long after praying that prayer I joined Word Made Flesh in Kolkata, India. Back then, as a girl fresh out of university, I was eager to see people the way God sees them. I wanted […]

Meet our Staff: Laura and Shelbye

Laura Haugen International Office Manager, USA Laura grew up as a missionary kid in Peru and Argentina, which has given her a heart for the world. She was drawn to Word Made Flesh because of their holistic vision for incarnational, restorative, and sustainable ministry with communities around the world. As International Office Manager, Laura is […]

Meet our Staff: Annie and Esdrianne

Annie Jones Short Term Programs Coordinator, WMF Rwanda Annie was born and raised in Texas. She grew up going to the beach on days off from school and to Sea World most summers. She quickly developed a passion for the ocean and marine life, inspiring her to get a degree in Marine Biology. As she entered […]

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 […]

The Journey of Obedience

As stated in the WMF lifestyle celebrations: “We celebrate obedience as our loving response to the grace of Jesus” Obedience is submitting to what God requires of us. Obedience means doing one’s duty and obeying the command of elders, superiors or authorities. This is the general concept of obedience in the Bible. At Word Made […]

Jesus Is There

Sometimes the suffering of this world is overwhelming and I don’t know what to do. We walk into our friends’s homes here in Kigali, Rwanda and the same story comes from the mouth of so many of the women. They tell us how they are unable to support their families and how they can’t afford […]