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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.

May 31, 2019

Miriam was driving through a remote African village when she saw three-year-old Tene. She noticed the little girl’s limp. It would have been an easy fix in any developed nation.  But healthcare is scarce in Guinea.

May 30, 2019

You’re never too old or too young to help others. Nancy Rowe of Wisconsin tells how her granddaughter makes a difference.

May 29, 2019

Dressed proudly in his white coat and stethoscope, Amadou compassionately distributes vaccinations to babies in his village. He treats them for malaria and other illnesses. But there’s something about him that’s different from other doctors. You see, he suffers from a large facial tumor.

May 28, 2019

One type of surgery performed onboard our hospital ship is related to the eye, including cataract surgery. Volunteer ophthalmic surgeon Glenn Strauss is a big part of that program. 

May 27, 2019

On March 26, 1982, Emogene Cup was among the crowd gathered on a grassy site in Washington, D.C., for a historic event — the groundbreaking ceremony for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The black wall is inscribed with the names of more than 58,000 Americans who were killed in Vietnam or remain missing.