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Mercy Ships Founder and President, Don Stephens, shares in his daily podcast how you can make a lasting difference in a world of need by following the model of Jesus. Including stories collected from all over the world, and especially from those who volunteer with Mercy Ships, Don explains how we don’t have to look far for ways to show mercy.

Sep 21, 2017

Imagine a book with pages that are actually water filters.  And imagine that each page could filter 100 liters of filthy water to 99.9% purity … for less than 10 cents!  That’s what Theresa Dankovich at Carnegie Mellon University has spent several years developing.

Sep 20, 2017

Many of the patients who come to our hospital ship have lived in the shadows for many years.  Often friends and family have abandoned them.  Their physical abnormality is viewed as a curse.  But when they come to our hospital ship, they receive acceptance and something else that’s very special.

Sep 19, 2017

For 30 years, the White House Restaurant served dignitaries.  But its owner, Bruno Serato, is best-known for a program he calls Catarina’s Club, in honor of his mother.  It feeds 2,000 needy children every day, and we previously aired a Mercy Minute about it.

Sep 18, 2017

Krissy Close is busy.  She helps lead the Medical Capacity-Building Team onboard our hospital ship and is studying for her master’s degree.

Sep 15, 2017

Florida police office Bobby White responded to a complaint about youth playing basketball too loudly.  But he didn’t scold the kids or break up the game.  Instead, he joined them and promised to come back for a re-match.