World Day of Social Justice: WMF Justice Stories

  Word Day of Social Justice, originally put on by the United Nations, is a day created to encourage individuals to look at how social justice affects poverty eradication while also focusing on the goal of achieving full employment and support for social integration. In honor of this day and because social justice is so […]

Social Justice: Doing Good Where You Live

Most folks don’t want to do wrong.  Most folks don’t want to hate. Most folks don’t want to perpetuate harm.  Etc. Society is built upon this general premise. Should this premise at its core not hold true, no amount of laws can prevent the demise of social structure. Yet, harm happens so often to so […]

The Freedom of Obedience (As Featured in The Cry)

I have something to confess. Obedience is a hard word for me. The word conjures up feelings of being controlled; of dutifully doing something that I don’t want to do. To me it can imply sacrifice and giving up my own wants and desires for the sake of something or someone else. It can feel […]

It’s MLK Day!

MLK stood against injustice and creating a ‘beloved community.’  MLK Day is designated as a day of service all over the country and we want to encourage YOU to partake in this movement with us! Here at WMF, we have the incredible opportunity to serve those experiencing extreme vulnerability all over the world through our work each and every […]

Defined by a Gospel of Inclusion

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 […]

2020 – Here We Go!!

“Here We Go!!” will be the theme that Word Made Flesh will use throughout this coming year. It will also be the theme of our upcoming gala in November 2020. We are excited for what God has in store for WMF this year! Here – “Locality” – refers to the “local” nature of the work we are […]

The Rescued Offering Rescue

We don’t love the word “rescue” in the context of prostitution and trafficking work, because the implication is that WE missionaries and social workers are doing the heroic and dangerous work of swooping in and carrying women away from this life, Indiana Jones-style.  That’s not what we do.  But Jesus DOES rescue, and it’s in […]

Pax Christi – Peace of Christ in the midst of empires

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 […]

Learn More: Resources from The Cry , Vol. 24 No. 4

As we reflect on this lifestyle celebration and celebrate Advent, we invite you to explore some of our top picks from media and resources that deal with the topic of obedience. READ KHRISTI LAUREN ADAMS introduces readers to the resilience, struggle, and hope found within the often overlooked and ignored stories of girls of color. […]

From the Executive Director — Winter 2019-20 (As Featured in The Cry)

Have you noticed? Scripture is replete with positive examples of characters from outside normed paths and accepted methods who arrive on the scene and bring refreshing insights and new freedoms.  These characters help us increase in wisdom. These inbreakings into our routines aid us in becoming better people if we hearken to them and follow […]