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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.

Dec 30, 2016

Imagine combining a family get-together with an act of mercy. Each year, Karen Hanovich and her six sisters and her sister-in-law spend a long weekend together. They work on charitable projects throughout the year, and then they bring the items to the retreat.

Dec 29, 2016

Brittany Blake volunteers as a nurse anesthetist on our hospital ship, the Africa Mercy. At the age of 14, a crisis in her 17-year-old brother’s life set her on a course of mercy.

Dec 28, 2016

In January 2006, a Mercy Ships-sponsored church team worked in Honduras. One team member was Chris, a hairdresser from Michigan. She volunteered to shampoo and cut Honduran children’s hair. Some of them had head lice, and Chris was afraid she’d bring the lice back to the rest of the team.

Dec 27, 2016

Liz Willock missed her flight and took a later one. It turned out to be an opportunity for mercy. Ellis Hill was her Uber driver for the trip from the airport to the hotel.

Dec 26, 2016

Robyn Porep volunteered as a physical therapist onboard our hospital ship in Madagascar. She watched patients work hard to fully recover and loved being a part of their healing.