Learn More: On Intimacy

As we reflect on this lifestyle celebration, we invite you to explore some of our staff top picks from media and resources that deal with intimacy. READ E. STANLEY JONES is one of the most influential missionaries/theologians of the twentieth century. His book The Word Became Flesh includes 364 daily devotionals revolving around John 1:14 […]

Artist Ambassador

“Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me when as yet there was none of them.” My goal as an artist is to help my audience give their undivided attention to their neighbor long enough to inspire intimacy and a desire to […]

Meet Our Staff

A colleague at work asked me the other day if I get tired of being “the guy from Canada” and I told him I don’t. I guess “where you are from” is always a foundational part of the rest of “where you go.” I grew up in Canada but with family roots in the United […]

Meet our Staff

Angelene was born and raised in the southern most state of India, Tamil Nadu. She was influenced by the work and dedication of her parents who were full time workers in Child Evangelism Fellowship for more than 15 years. The missionary stories she heard from her parents and at the children’s camps always made her […]

Holy Wounds

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 hand […]


The International Christian Alliance on Prostitution (ICAP) unites, equips and empowers practitioners and advocates who compassionately challenge injustice and offer freedom to people exploited by prostitution, including sex trafficking. In Bolivia, our field works to provide abundant life to those affected by prostitution. Andrea Baker, WMF Bolivia Field Director, attended the 2017 ICAP Conference in […]

Intimacy and Lament

Psalm 22:1-2 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, so far from my cries of anguish? My God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer, by night, but I find no rest. Psalm 22:23-24 You who fear the Lord, praise him! All […]

The Intimate Creator

While walking on the beach last weekend, the chaos of the surroundings caught my attention. The lines in the sand made shapes of all angles. The boulders looked jagged and precariously steep. The wind blew and waves crashed; calm one moment, harsh the next. Despite the unpredictability of the Coast, I felt at home. I […]

The Last-Minute Bomb

“The last-minute bomb” is a term affectionately used by therapists. It refers to a common phenomenon in which clients divulge a full-session-worthy topic in the last 30 seconds of a session. In my context as Director of Community Care for Word Made Flesh, I often experience the most honest, intimate conversations when I am doing […]

From the Executive Director

In a beautifully intimate passage of scripture we read, “As a mother comforts her child, so will I [God] comfort you…” (Isa. 66:13) What could be more intimate than God identifying the Love of God as being like that of a mother who comforts her child? This issue of The Cry focuses on our Word […]