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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.

Mar 31, 2016

Their homes are made of palm trees, and the floors are hard-packed earth. Electricity and running water are far-fetched dreams. This typical Madagascan village is swept and tidy – and it’s crammed full of life! But there’s a problem: the children are eager to learn, but their parents can’t afford to send them...

Mar 30, 2016

Our Mercy Ships HOPE Center is a great place for patients to recover and learn new things. Just ask twelve year-old Windy! He received a free surgery onboard the Africa Mercy to treat burns he suffered as a young child. The communications team often visited him while he was rehabilitating his arm. They fell in love with...

Mar 29, 2016

The impact of the Ebola virus on West Africa was devastating. People were paralyzed by fear as the unseen killer moved relentlessly from house to house.

Mar 28, 2016

Harmen Valk and his wife Andrea serve as nurses onboard our hospital ship, the Africa Mercy. Harmen describes an unusual way one patient expressed his gratitude

Mar 25, 2016

MaryBeth wanted to try a new recipe for Easter – ham, turkey, Swiss cheese, and spinach – wrapped in pastry dough. She planned to buy groceries early Saturday morning.