Discovering Grace in Ordinariness

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 all around the world. by […]

Urbana 2018

We are grateful for the opportunity Word Made Flesh was given to be an exhibitor at the 2018 Urbana Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Urbana is a large, long-standing, missions conference which occurs once every three years. This year the number of college students attending was around 11,000. We are thankful that we were able to connect […]

Submitting to Love (as Featured in The Cry)

When you hear the word submission, what comes to mind?  Power over someone or something? Manipulating someone to do what you want?  The Cambridge Dictionary defines submission as an act of allowing someone to have power over you.  It is also defined as the act of accepting the power or authority of someone else.  If […]

Submission as Re-Ordering (as Featured in The Cry)

Submission. It is a contentious notion. The very word frequently invokes a reaction. It is often promulgated by those in positions of authority to bolster their power. When submission is demanded, we tend to resist. Yet, in our lives in this world, submission is a given for everyone. We are situated within a certain order, […]

Jessamine Journal Article – Great Commission Congress

We just found this fun photo (posted Nov. 2018 in an article in The Jessamine Journal) of Clint Baldwin’s (WMF – Intl. Office) talk at Asbury University‘s Great Commission Congress (whose roots hail back to 1908).  Until now we had no idea the article was published, but are thankful to have run across this short piece. The article includes a brief, thoughtful reflection […]

Lifestyle Celebration: On Submission (as Featured in The Cry)

In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage (exploited or grasped); rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant (slave), being made in human likeness. […]

Thank You for Praying

A few months ago I answered a call. It was a friend who told me that her niece’s three-year-old son was in the hospital and that the doctors did not give her much hope. Her message to me was this: “My niece is asking you to pray for her son. Anna, please come and pray […]

From the Editor — On Submission (as Featured in The Cry)

Submission is, on the surface, a complicated word for many of us. I learned about submission in contexts where being submitted was a forceful thing. It meant blindly following authority, surrendering without joy, and seeing the self as unimportant. And it is true — submission often involves a painful process of dying to self; it […]

Work & Rest in God’s Economy

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. by Clint […]

Meet our Staff: Joe Grammel

Joe Grammel Accountant/Bookkeeper, Intl. Office, USA Joe was born in the lower-mitt of Michigan, but has lived in Wilmore, Kentucky for the past 7 years. He is currently completing his degree in Accounting at the University of Kentucky.  When he is not studying or listening to singer-songwriter tunes, Joe enjoys good coffee and plenty of […]