+1.503.773.0395 Will and Briana Morrison #4391 Mercy Ships PO Box 1930, Lindale, TX 75771

That’s Why We’re Here

Neither Will nor I work directly with patients. Our roles are ones of support, enabling other crew to carry our Mercy Ship’s mission to fllow the 2000-year-old model of Jesus, bringing hope and healing to the forgotten poor. Consequently, we sometimes lose sight of why we’re here and get discouraged. Today, I was reminded of […]

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Baby Paul

The following post comes from our friend Ben Dumbacher, who works at the HOPE Center for outpatients. His story about meeting Baby Paul so good, we wanted to pass it on to you. ——————————— “Ben, come here.” Ria says it to me like a secret. “I have a patient I want to show you.” Ria […]

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Renewing of Mindsets

Over the past couple of weeks, a group of eighteen men from the Africa Mercy have been experiencing transformation. While the patients we see through our ship’s hospital have a physical transformation that may touch their heart and mind, these men are experiencing mind transformation with major ramifications for the physical world around them. The men […]

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Videographer Will

We each fill many unexpected roles in our work on the Africa Mercy, including videographer. Many of the volunteers on board need special help when doing video interviews, to try to maximize their bandwidth during the interview. Here on board, I can adjust our network settings to allow that to happen on a temporary basis. In this […]

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Free to Dream Again

The freedom to dream about a better tomorrow is a luxury many don’t realize they possess until it is taken away. This post is a collection of stories about a group of women that come to the ship for surgery and leave with a new freedom to dream. They are women who have suffered from […]

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Sandpaper and Rock Tumbler

Some days (or weeks) it’s hard to know what to say to friends and family back at home. It’s hard to know what to write in this blog. When we left the US to come to the Africa Mercy, we knew that there would be challenges. We knew that we would be stretched. I think […]

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Spicing-up Life on the AFM

It’s not all work on the Africa Mercy (AFM). A few weeks ago, we had out very own “Chopped competition. For those of you who haven’t seen the TV show, it is a cooking competition in which chefs must incorporate unusual combinations of ingredients into dishes that are later tasted by a panel of judges. […]

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Journey Up the Gangway

The  day I met Ulrich is not one I will soon forget. I had scanned my badge and was heading down the gangway when I spotted some commotion at the bottom of the gangway. In the middle of the group was a boy who, at first glace, looked like he was sitting on the ground. […]

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