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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 29, 2018

A 12-year-old girl in a remote part of Cameroon had a chance to get a free surgery to save her life.  But the hospital ship was hundreds of miles away, and her family couldn’t travel without proper identification.  Time was of the essence!

Jun 28, 2018

The orphanages in Bucharest, Romania, are full.  So, over 4,000 children live underground in roach-infested, disease-ridden storm sewers.  

Jun 27, 2018

People in the countries where we serve speak various dialects and languages.  So, we employ local translators.  But Deborah Adesanya, a volunteer pediatric nurse from Australia, had a definite advantage.

Jun 26, 2018

Glenn and Lorrain Bueckert spent July 2016 volunteering at a refugee center in Greece.  Over 2,000 people lived in the center built for 700.  They came from 25 countries.  

Jun 25, 2018

A disappointed mother stared aimlessly into the distance.  Her tears had run dry.  Her son’s surgery had been postponed because he had a fever.