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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.

Jun 30, 2017

Vivabet was distraught at the birth of her fourth child.  The baby’s tiny face had a gaping hole under her nose.  The shocked villagers made cruel comments about her baby’s bilateral cleft lip and palate.

Jun 29, 2017

Torrential rains hit East Texas, and many homes were flooded.  Nancy had water in the basement of her housee.  But mercy came to her rescue. 

Jun 28, 2017

It was a quiet African evening in the hospital ward of the Mercy Ship.   Khalisile, a 76-year-old cataract patient scheduled for surgery, sat with his head in his hands.  Crewmember Warrie sat down beside him and told him about God’s love.

Jun 27, 2017

Mercy Ships provides free surgeries in the world’s poorest countries.  But we also offer free training to local healthcare providers.  Mercy Ships volunteer nurse Heidi Niclas describes training nurses in Madagascar

Jun 26, 2017

Ed Robinson of Niles, Indiana, had been diabetic for many years.  He had a stroke in 2005.  The stroke combined with the diabetes negatively impacted his kidneys, and he went into renal failure.