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Word Made Flesh COVID-19 Response

  Dear friend of Word Made Flesh, We realize this time of crisis has affected us all in profound ways. If that has meant the loss of a job and the inability to financially support the work of Word Made Flesh for a season, please continue to remember us in your prayers and let us know […]

The Darkness does not Overcome the Light

Friends, as we are in the midst of this season of Lent, I would like to share aspects of a reflection that I recently offered in another medium in hopes that it will be encouraging here as we deal with the gravitas of the season. In 1930, T.S. Eliot published a profound, long poem titled, “Ash […]

God Will Heal our Wounds

Aaron Strumpel (Word Made Flesh Artist Ambassador) recently released “God Will Heal Our Wounds,” a song written out of Isaiah 58. It is a beautifully prophetic song which speaks to the calling we have been given to love those around us the way God has so sacrificially loved us. May this continue to be our prayer […]

World Day of Social Justice: WMF Justice Stories

  World 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 […]

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 […]