This Giving Season, Join Us in Offering Radical Hospitality

Word Made Flesh Brazil currently serves over 120 families, providing assistance with food, clothing, supplies, and clothes – and continuous prayer. With over 9 million people living in Rio, there will always be more who need our Radical Hospitality. So in 2023, we hope to do just that by starting an after school program for […]

Transition of Word Made Flesh leadership

As the Board of Word Made Flesh, we want to inform you of the transition of Clint Baldwin as the International Executive Director, as of the summer, 2022. Clint leaves Word Made Flesh positioned for continued growth, and we are deeply thankful for his many contributions and leadership during his time here. The Baldwin family has been an […]

Freedom Climber Fiona

“I’m a survivor, my life has changed.” We are proud witnesses to Fiona’s incredible journey and transformation!  As a young orphan, Fiona* and her siblings were left to fend for themselves. She and her little sister fled to the streets after being sexually abused as teens. Desperate to survive and to provide for her baby […]

WMF Field History: Rwanda

WMF Field History: Rwanda After her time at university, Shelbye Renfro started as an intern in the WMF International Office. She knew world missions were the undertone of her story and that God had a unique plan, but the future seemed blurry to her at the time. After learning, exploring, and growing during her time as an intern, […]

Faith Without Works is Dead

By Word Made Flesh International Executive Director, Clint Baldwin   How might we, at least in some small way, “be the change we wish to see” this week? I’m part of a Sunday morning group called “Current Conversations, Ancient Faith.” Yesterday, after engaging in a “Common Prayer” liturgical reading, James 2 was our core discussion […]

Faithfulness over Results

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 […]

The (whole) Christmas Story

Waxy nativity scenes don’t really represent for me the God-with-us component of Christmas. In a world with so much darkness, evil, hatred, and despair, a nativity scene doesn’t rally a brave and bold hope in me. I instead get distracted thinking the figurines all look too white and pale for a scene in Palestine. But […]

Slouching Towards Bethlehem

This month has battered me. A few weeks ago, I was side-swiped by a minibus swerving to avoid tourists. When the police found out that our car was insured, they declared the accident my fault (even though the minibus driver’s license was expired). Then, a teenage thief snatched my cellphone from my hand while I […]