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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 29, 2017

I end every broadcast with the phrase “Bringing hope and healing to the world’s forgotten poor.”  Crewmember Dr. Bob Burlingame describes what that looks like.

Dec 28, 2017

Volunteer nurse Amy Jones and the Mercy Ships Medical Team visited a local hospital.  They found a boy in terrible pain from a broken bone.  Listen to a West African crew member describe hospitals in Benin.

Dec 27, 2017

A 1938 John Deere tractor is a familiar site in Christmas parades in North Carolina.  Some say, “It’s remarkable that the Deere still runs.”

Dec 26, 2017

It was Friday night on our hospital ship, the Africa Mercy.  The crew members were relaxing – some playing games, others visiting in the café. An announcement interrupted the fun:  “Please stop for a moment and pray for a patient in critical condition.”  

Dec 25, 2017

Listen as a Mercy Ships staff member shares some Christmas thoughts.