Free Indeed!

Turmoil on All Sides I have lived in El Alto, Bolivia almost all my life. My parents worked in the copper mines, and 30 years ago moved to the city where they raised my four sisters, my brother and me. I have watched the city limits explode, reaching out further and further. I’ve seen up […]

From the Editor (As Featured in The Cry)

Few things hurt more than isolation. I’ve become convinced that in the Kingdom of God, the lifeline that keeps us going is true community — and for that, we need intimacy. The Bible tells us that “in the beginning was the Word.” Long before being made flesh, the Trinity existed eternally in community, dwelling as […]

WMF Field History: Rwanda

WMF Field History: Rwanda After her time at university, Shelbye Renfro started as an intern in the WMF International Office. She knew world missions were the undertone of her story and that God had a unique plan, but the future seemed blurry to her at the time. After learning, exploring, and growing during her time as an intern, […]

Abundant Joy

Abundant Joy WMF Sierra Leone (SL) is filled with active staff members, a vibrant community, and grateful participants. Our WMF SL staff is burdened by the broken nature and fallen patterns of the world that has left so many individuals in their community homeless, sick and without any family members. As WMF staff work to […]

Learning As We Go

Learning As We Go   Within mission work, all of our fields have had their ebbs and flows of learning effective ministry and mission tools and tricks. From saying the wrong things to practicing ineffective missional practices, we have definitely fallen short. It’s no surprise that we fall short, Romans 3:23 tells us “for all […]

Join WMF in Prayer This Week!

International Executive Director, Clint Baldwin, shared a video on Monday of this week about joining WMF International in prayer. The video notes how to access the Word Made Flesh International online monthly prayer calendar (available here), and how to download it, as desired, to hang in a familiar spot as a prayer prompt reminder throughout […]

Faith Without Works is Dead

By Word Made Flesh International Executive Director, Clint Baldwin   How might we, at least in some small way, “be the change we wish to see” this week? I’m part of a Sunday morning group called “Current Conversations, Ancient Faith.” Yesterday, after engaging in a “Common Prayer” liturgical reading, James 2 was our core discussion […]

A Day of Fulfillment of Hope is Coming

Word Made Flesh International Executive Director, Clint Baldwin, offers a word of encouragement here as he reflects on the intricacy of nature and perseverance. “As we were driving our youngest daughter to have bloodwork done in Cincinnati the other day, I saw & was able to take a quick photo of the tree that is […]

Abundant Life: A life free of family violence

As the pandemic turned all of our lives upside down, we suddenly found ourselves at home every day, using our 220 sq. ft., two-bedroom apartment for two jobs, virtual preschool, and everything else already related to home.  Though difficult some days, we were able to adjust as a family and in general enjoy some extra […]

Holy Wounds (As Featured in The Cry)

Now Thomas (also known as Didymus ), one of the Twelve, was not with the disciples when Jesus came. So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord!” But he said to them, “Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger where the nails were, and put my […]