- Mon, Sep 15, 2014
For the first time in its 36-year history, Mercy Ships® has redirected its course. Because of the anomalous Ebola outbreak in West Africa, 400 Mercy Ships® volunteers from 40 nations are sailing down a new path to engage with the nation of Madagascar as their next field service.
Donovan Palmer, Mercy Ships® Group Managing Director, stated, "While we had been looking at the possibility of coming to Madagascar, we have decided to come earlier and to postpone our plans with Guinea and Benin due to the Ebola crisis in the West Africa region."
President of the Republic of Madagascar, Hery ...
- Mon, Jul 28, 2014
Known as the face of love in action, Mercy Ships® has treated upwards of 535,000 patients in the poorest cities throughout the world. The ministry has taken Jesus to people through the avenue of medicine and healthcare for the past 30 years -- people who may have never heard of Him otherwise.
And while I tend to focus on the amazing care that professionally trained physicians bring to patients battling fatal diseases, I forget to ponder what God does in the lives of the staff and volunteers aboard ship.
Carys Parker is the 19-year-old daughter of Gary Parker, who has ...