Children’s Outreach

Our partners in the Philippines continue to conduct weekly outreach to the poor children in the areas surrounding their churches. Your generous financial support not only feeds these children but helps teach them about the hope that can only be found in Christ. Recently, because of the success of this program in one church, other…

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Nathaniel’s Journey

Over the years, Vessels of Mercy helped translate, print and distribute Nathaniel’s Journey by Tom Kelby into 6 languages. It is a children’s book which gives a clear presentation of the Gospel and a prayer for salvation at the end. This book has been very effective in reaching many for Christ. The good news is…

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Ongoing Livelihood Training

Livelihood projects and training are ongoing in every country in which we work; in Nepal, we sponsored business and livelihood training for several people so they are able to help their families and also to empower them to further the Kingdom of God in their community and with their people groups. Several people previously went…

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The Fishing Connection

When I first met Titus, he told me that his people were a tribal fishing people. I said, “Yes, my people are a fishing people also!” There was an immediate God-connection as we compared fishing pictures and he shared his burden for his people. This has opened doors to interact with and equip his people.…

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Mercy Includes Shoes

Through the generosity of our friends and partners we are able to help people in many ways. Recently we provided sandals for the 450 children at the Home of Peace in Bangladesh. In places where families need to choose between feeding their children and basic needs like shoes, it is a blessing to receive the…

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Connecting through Cooking

One of Darlene’s favorite things to do is cooking, so learning or teaching is a great way to connect with new friends! She has taught bread making several times and enjoys Momo parties. Momos are dumplings that are steamed or fried and can be filled with vegetables or meat. Making momos is a lengthy process…

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Nepal

We are happy to travel again! We are thankful for open doors in Nepal and are amazed that we have already been here for one month! The mountains are spectacular and the people are beautiful! We have made many new friends, spent time at a home for the handicapped, traveled to faraway villages in the…

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Only One Meal a Day

The lockdowns are felt acutely in Bangladesh as most of the people who live in the rural areas are day laborers and are not allowed to leave their homes. Many families are getting by on only one meal a day, often just rice. Through the generosity of our donors and the help of our partners…

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Hunger vs. Social Distancing

It has been said that people are hungry for a God who will help them get through this life and not just the life to come. On the island of Leyte, hungry bellies were filled as children with empty bowls in hand, packed a church to receive a meal and the good news of the…

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