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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 30, 2014


Fatoumata suffered a childbirth injury that caused incontinence.  The tribal healer said, “You are leaking because God hates you and has cursed you.  You will never be healed.” She was devastated.

Apr 29, 2014


Jeffrey Wright teaches physics at a high school in Kentucky.  He’s famous for wacky experiments.  But there’s one particularly powerful lesson.

Apr 28, 2014


Mercy Ships volunteers like Jeremy Garcia perfectly capture the heart of what we do.  Our mission is as much about bringing love and joy into our patients’ lives, as it is to heal them.

Apr 25, 2014


St. Francis of Assisi said, “For it is in giving that we receive.”  Diane Bondi-Antonetti of California described an example of being blessed through giving.

Apr 24, 2014


Jeremy Garcia served with Mercy Ships for four years in several non-medical roles:  Deck Hand, Advance Team member, and Transportation Manager.  Listen as he describes his motivation: