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 […]

Choosing Praise

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. Praise ye […]

Humility when Tensions are High (As Featured in The Cry)

Last fall, Bolivia experienced significant political instability throughout the country and in areas where our WMF staff reside. Some community members evacuated as we experienced weeks of national protests, blockades and riots regarding socialist president Evo Morales and his continuance of power for an unconstitutional 4th term. Chaos and division grew as protests became increasingly […]

From the Executive Director – Spring 2020 (As Featured in The Cry)

Dear friends, I know that you will be so blessed reading all of the reflections and stories in this issue of The Cry. As one of our WMF Lifestyle Celebrations, WMF notes that we “celebrate humility before God and humanity?” What does this mean? Are we somehow equating experiencing difficulty with goodness of character? Though […]

From the Editor — Spring 2020 (As Featured in The Cry)

Half a year is now fading away, and many around the world are slowly emerging from quarantines and stay-at-home orders to find societies in upheaval, both because of the pandemic and now because of protests against racial injustice. 2020, if no other year before it has done it for us, has taught us what could […]

The Legacy of John Lewis

John Lewis 1940-2020 Wondering what you can do in your 20s? Consider John Lewis. Wondering what you can do in your 70s & 80s? Consider John Lewis. From being one of the original Freedom Riders in ‘61, to speaking at The March on Washington before Dr. MLK jr. in ‘63, to crossing into Selma with […]