Mercy Minute

Don Stephens

Founder, Mercy Ships

Our Founder, 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.

Stories of Mercy

Smiling Ismael

It is no accident that Ismael’s name sounds like “smile.” This cutie is basically a human-shaped bottle of smiles. When we first met him, we got blasted with an...


For a barely four-feet-tall woman named Claire, social rejection was a daily reality. The focus of this negative attention was an enormous goiter hanging conspicuously...