Life Together | Staff Stories – Andrea Baker

By Andrea Baker Executive Director, WMF Bolivia “Community… grows from [knowing] that we are alive not for ourselves, but for one another.” — Henri J.M. Nouwen Our bodies jerk as we stop and start for each passenger along the road. It’s a bustling morning as cholitas with their pleated skirts and shawls climb in with babies […]

A View of an Invisible Reality

“Then Jesus turned toward the woman and said to Simon, “Do you see her?” Luke 7:44a “I never knew there was something like this [sexual exploitation] so close to us. I didn’t know these things happened here,” says a visitor. We hear these kinds of statements frequently when someone comes to Word Made Flesh Bolivia […]

Mirada a una Realidad Invisible

Y volviéndose hacia la mujer, le dijo a Simón: ¿Ves esta mujer? Lucas 7:44 “Jamás pensé que existía algo así tan cerca de nosotros. Pensé que estas cosas no pasaban aquí”, dice un visitante que llega a la fundación. Esta es una afirmación que escuchamos muy frecuentemente cada que alguien viene a La Palabra Hecha […]

Resilience & Joy | Staff Stories – Emma Crocker

By Emma Crocker WMF Sierra Leone When I arrived in Sierra Leone for an internship in 2016, I felt peace like never before. I fell in love with Kroo Bay, with the Word Made Flesh staff here, and with how the gospel is in motion everyday in the small moments and little things that everyone […]

Relentless Hope

The world has changed for all of us in this last season. Rampant racial injustice and a global pandemic have profoundly marked our lives; and if they haven’t, we have much reason to ask “why.” Each of us has lived this season in different ways, and walking alongside survivors of sexual exploitation in Bolivia has […]

Reflections from Nehemiah

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 world. Reflection offered […]

Making a difference — “Blessed to be a Blessing” Campaign

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY March – September 2020 By Field Director Anna Monteviller   Despite the restrictions and limits of the pandemic, Palabra Hecha Hombre (Word Made Flesh Peru) was faithful to the integral praxis of the mission and to the vision and mission by designing, coordinating, and sustaining a […]

My Deepest Humility (As Featured in The Cry)

I was a teenage girl when I first heard God calling my name, so I’ve always been drawn to the story of God calling Mary, a teenage girl, to become the mother of the Messiah. I’m still intrigued at Mary’s encounter with the angel Gabriel in Luke 1:26-38, where his first words to her are, […]

Celebrating Humility (As Featured in The Cry)

I have worked as a primary care provider since finishing a pediatric residency in 1999. Having a job in healthcare gives me numerous opportunities to be humbled in very good ways. I am encouraged that during my career, there has been a clear evolution away from the traditional hierarchical deference to doctors, and a more […]

Live United

“After this I looked, and there was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, robed in white, with palm branches in their hands.” -Revelation 7:9 NRSV “The glory that you have given me I have given […]