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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.

Sep 25, 2018

Emelia is a native of Ghana.  Her brother served onboard our hospital ship in 2008.  And eight years later, she joined the ship in Madagascar and serves in the galley.  Listen:

Sep 24, 2018

In 1995 Malomah and Mariama Cole fled rebel violence in Sierra Leone. . One night they sheltered in an abandoned farmhouse. They heard sobbing outside and found a small orphan girl.

Sep 21, 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 our hospital ship was hundreds of miles away, and her family couldn’t travel without proper identification. 

Sep 20, 2018

Volunteer surgeon Mark Shrime describes the transformation of one patient onboard our Mercy Ship.  Listen:

Sep 19, 2018

Monica, Marla, and Sonia were enjoying themselves at The Fig Restaurant in Santa Monica, California.  A woman at the next table got up to go to the restroom.  Monica saw the woman’s date pour something into the woman’s wineglass.