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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.

Apr 24, 2019

Osoman heard Mercy Ships was coming to Guinea.  This was his chance to help his niece, Aminata.  The eight-year-old girl had a cleft lip.  Somehow he had to get to the distant village where she lived.


Apr 23, 2019

Long before our hospital ship docks in the country we’re going to serve, we send in an Advance Team.  They are critically important to the success of our field service. 


Apr 22, 2019

A 96-year-old man was shopping at a market in the UK. Christian Trouesdale, an 18-year-old employee, asked the manager if he could walk the man home. The manager agreed, so Christian took the man’s grocery sack and hand-in-hand walked him home. The next week, the man returned to the market and asked Christian if he...


Apr 19, 2019

There’s a children’s home for abandoned girls nestled in the hills near Madagascar’s capital city.  Two Mercy Ships staff members got permission for 50 girls to visit our hospital ship.   Crewmembers set up 50 mattresses and provided 50 gift bags.   Offerings and donations paid all expenses.


Apr 18, 2019

Paloma Rambana is a pre-teen, born with a rare condition called Peter’s Anomaly.  It causes blurred vision.