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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.

Jun 19, 2018

Fadimatou had looked different from her friends for 13 years.  Her cleft lip had taken its toll on her confidence and self-esteem.  

Jun 18, 2018

Many children in Africa suffer burn injuries without available medical care.  Chelsea Darlow is a volunteer Mercy Ships physiotherapist.  She describes her work with one patient.

Jun 15, 2018

Jay Payleitner shared this heartwarming Father’s Day memory.  When he was a Boy Scout, his troop made a two-day, 40-mile canoe trip down a river. 

Jun 14, 2018

Valerie suffered with a facial tumor larger than her own head for 25 of her 33 years of life.  But she probably wouldn’t use the term “suffered.”  She didn’t let the tumor affect her life with her nine children.  

Jun 13, 2018

Many people in Africa are blind simply because cataract surgery isn’t accessible.  Dr. Bob Burlingame describes an enthusiastic thank-you from a grateful mom.