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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 31, 2018

Brent led an army personal security detail in Iraq.  An officer wanted to deliver donated soccer balls and clothes to village children and widows.  Brent was concerned about safety, but he reluctantly consented.

Dec 28, 2018

Ten-year old Divine was in the outpatient care center at Mercy Ships.  The wounds from her recent surgery were healing well.  The nurse was gently changing the bandages, and Divine's mom was trying to listen carefully to the nurse’s instructions. But she was distracted by Divine’s little brother, 10-month old...

Dec 27, 2018

Our Mercy Ships volunteers include both medical and non-medical professionals.  You may think that the non-medical ones don’t get to interact with the patients.  But it just takes a little extra effort. 

Dec 26, 2018

Heather Kristin is a New Yorker who was occasionally homeless as a child.  She found a great way to help others. 

Dec 25, 2018

A college student named Joann was struggling.  Her hard-earned money just couldn’t cover tuition and modest Christmas gifts for her family.