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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.

Feb 29, 2016

Fifteen-year-old Ethan King started a nonprofit called Charity Ball to give high-quality, professional soccer balls to kids who can’t afford them. He got the idea when he went with his dad to Mozambique to fix water wells. He took out his soccer ball and was quickly joined by many children. He noticed their soccer...

Feb 26, 2016

Birthdays are special days. But spending your birthday in a hospital can be a bit of a downer … unless you’re onboard our hospital ship, the Africa Mercy!

Feb 25, 2016

Many of the patients that come to our hospital ship for help have terrible deformities and scars. For example, volunteer Nurse Natalie Bullock worked with a little girl with terrible burn scars on her face. Natalie explains how she looks beyond those physical scars to see the heart of the patient.

Feb 24, 2016

Christopher Carswell had his first seizure in his elementary school’s cafeteria. Afterward, he was fearful of sleeping in his own room, terrified that he would have a seizure and die.

Feb 23, 2016

Large eyes, sweet face, wide smile – these were the devices that little Dinelvie used to charm us into loving her! But it was sad to see her cleft lip.