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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.

Jul 20, 2017

Seven-year-old Judlin has a smile that lights up a room.  As a toddler, he experienced a traumatic brain injury.  That’s a difficult injury to recover from, especially in a developing country like Madagascar with limited access to doctors and hospitals.  Judlin had many physical challenges, including decreased muscle...


Jul 19, 2017

Years ago, the Mercy Ship Anastasis was in Guinea, West Africa.  Some crewmembers visited Nongo, a village of handicapped people.  They noticed that many of the villagers had sores on their hands from cuts and scrapes they get from crawling on the rough ground.


Jul 18, 2017

Becky Bynum is a long-term crew member with Mercy Ships.  She serves as our Healthcare Services Director and makes sure our hospital ship has the necessary medical supplies.  She describes her volunteer calling to medical missions


Jul 17, 2017

Some years ago, Clarke Bynum and Gifford Shaw were headed to Africa on a mission trip.  They missed their connecting flight in England, but managed to get an alternate flight.


Jul 14, 2017

Mariama was fifteen years old when her sister died giving birth to a baby girl named Atamin.  So, Mariama left school to take care of the baby.