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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.

Nov 17, 2017

Baby Yvette was born with a tumor covering her face.  Her mother, Agnes, says, “Everyone asked me, ‘What sin have you committed? What have you done so that your baby was born this way?’” The questions made Agnes doubt herself.


Nov 16, 2017

A volunteer writer on our hospital ship wrote about a funeral she attended for her friend Christine.  Listen.


Nov 15, 2017

A mother sat by an empty bed.  The activity of the hospital ship’s ward swirled around her.  But she didn’t notice as she wiped away a tear.


Nov 14, 2017

Eleven-year-old Garrett Lowry loves baseball.  He has another hobby … knitting.  His grandmother taught him to knit as a calming activity for his high-energy personality.   And he’s turned his hobby into an opportunity for mercy.


Nov 13, 2017

Go with me today to the recovery ward of the Mercy Ship. Imagine you are a five-year-old child recovering from congenital cataract surgery. You will soon see for the very first time . . .