Vania*

At 12 years old, Vania* has experienced more hardships than most adults. She began coming to Word Made Flesh Bolivia’s activities in May 2018. Her mother had learned of WMFB after receiving an invitation at a public health center outreach visit, and hoped that WMFB could help with her daughter’s development in school. Vania was […]

From the Editor — Summer 2019 (As Featured in The Cry)

We gladly and sober-mindedly embrace what seems to be an unsolvable paradox: the celebration of suffering. To understand the joy intrinsic to suffering we must first recognize the inevitability of suffering itself. This world of ours is fallen and broken, and sin begets sin — even death. No matter where we find ourselves, what our […]

Intern Reflections: Bolivia | Beyond what we can ask or Imagine

by Michaela McCurdy, WMF Intl. Intern This update is from one of our WMF interns in Bolivia. Michaela is a senior at Anderson University and is completing her degree in International Relations and Spanish. She will be working in the community center while in Bolivia. We are excited for her as she joins our WMF […]

Franz*

While most five-year-old boys are playing fearlessly among a multitude of friends, Franz* with a limited vocabulary was timidly saving his own life and that of his family. At 42, Maria* had been working in prostitution for more than 20 years. She had three young sons. The youngest was five-year-old Franz*. Since their father had […]

Intern Reflections: Bolivia | Arriving in La Paz

by Michaela McCurdy, WMF Intl. Intern This update is from one of our WMF interns in Bolivia. Michaela is a senior at Anderson University and is completing her degree in International Relations and Spanish. She will be working in the community center while in Bolivia. We are excited for her as she joins our WMF […]

Freedom and Responsibility

by Clint Baldwin, Executive Director We had included this reflection in a monthly newsletter to our staff but wanted to make it available to friends of Word Made Flesh as well. Thank you for partnering with WMF and being a part of God’s work to bring healing, hope, and peace to our neighbors in need around the […]

Embracing our Brokenness (As Featured in The Cry)

In his book, From Brokenness to Community, Jean Vanier shares about his experience of being in community with disabled adults and describes his community L’Arche as a place of healing and transformation. Being in community with those who are broken, according to Vanier, reveals to us our own brokenness, yet brings us hope because in […]

Communitarian Religion

by Clint Baldwin, Executive Director We had included this reflection in a monthly newsletter to our staff but wanted to make it available to friends of Word Made Flesh as well. Thank you for partnering with WMF and being a part of God’s work to bring healing, hope, and peace to our neighbors in need around the […]

WMF Romania Celebrates 18 Years!

This month, Word Made Flesh Romania celebrates 18 years since its inception. 18 years of work, of experiences, hopes, stories, life, and struggle and we continue to support children from vulnerable families. Our mission is to work for a better future for vulnerable children through personal development and partnering friends. Setting up the foundation was, […]

The Cross and Self-Denial

by Clint Baldwin, Executive Director We had included this reflection in a monthly newsletter to our staff but wanted to make it available to friends of Word Made Flesh as well. Thank you for partnering with WMF and being a part of God’s work to bring healing, hope, and peace to our neighbors in need […]