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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Complex Simplicity (As Featured in The Cry)

Simplicity. It should be fairly simple to write about, but I have found it anything but.  I wish I had some great wisdom to share, but instead I come to you with a few questions that I don’t quite have the answers to myself. My hope is that through my ramblings and questions, you may […]

Making Room (As Featured in The Cry)

As we navigate community with those on the margins, we experience all of the complexities of life–the highs and lows, joy and grief. Our community in Kigali recently walked through grief and hardship together as we held a memorial service at our ministry center for a member of one of our savings groups who passed […]

Simplicity and Peace (As Featured in The Cry)

by Dr. Kevin J. Brown, WMF Advisory Council Member    In 1 Timothy 6, we see a link between peace and simplicity: “But godliness with contentment is great gain, for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world” (I Tim. 6:6-7). Indeed, “peace” is commonly highlighted as a […]

Kicking Down Doors

For the last few years we have been visiting children and mothers with babies who beg in Bangkok’s notorious red light districts. During these years we have built relationships with children who have become the financial providers for their family. Mostly this burden has been placed on children as it is hard to say no to a shoeless […]

The Cry – for Simplicity (vol. 19, no.1)

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The Cry – for Service (vol. 18 no. 3)

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