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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.

Nov 30, 2018

Marie had a large life-threatening tumor that kept her from being able to eat or even breathe properly.   Then she received a free surgery onboard our hospital ship in West Africa to remove it. 

Nov 29, 2018

Beth Moore settled into the chair in the airport.  She had just opened her Bible when she saw him—a frail, elderly, skin-and-bones man in a wheelchair, sitting alone.  His stringy gray hair reached halfway down his back.

Nov 28, 2018

Mercy Ships provides an excellent environment for families.  We have an accredited academy for the children of crew onboard the ship, and we certainly offer a chance to learn about Africa! 

Nov 27, 2018

 The country of Liberia had just come out of civil war.  Mercy Ships volunteer Patti said, “A whole generation had never been to school. They needed vocational help.” So, Patti got involved by teaching courses to help community members get back on their feet.

Nov 26, 2018

Leigh McKay and her friends wanted to help girls in developing countries who struggle against impossible odds.  Here’s Leigh’s story: