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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.

Aug 16, 2017

San Francisco has been called the homeless capital of the U.S.  In 2013, an estimated 4,300 people lived on the streets.  One of their many problems is lack of access to showers. 

Aug 15, 2017

Mercy Ships volunteers visited an elderly woman who was dying of cancer.  They found her lying on a mat on the floor of her house.  Two neighbors who helped care for her sat by, watching.

Aug 14, 2017

Erich Orrick is a retired veteran who received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.  He’s also the founder of Wish for Our Heroes, which assists service members who are coming home.

Aug 11, 2017

Jimmy was living in the local marketplace when Mercy Ships crewmembers met him.  The 26-year-old had a sweet spirit in spite of terrible pain and the rejection caused by the foul odor of his infected leg.

Aug 10, 2017

Windsor volunteers onboard our hospital ship in the Communications Department.  She describes how someone showed appreciation for the crewmembers.