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

For An Appointment with the Dentist

Have you ever been desperate for an appointment with a dentist? While in the US, it’s common to see a dentist for a check-up once or twice a year, here in Benin some cannot see a dentist until they have a major issue in need of surgery. Most cannot afford treatment even then. This results […]

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When Grace Met Mercy

When we came to Benin, we joined a local church. There we met a sweet and shy teen named Esther. Although her legs were normal at birth, they began to bow as she grew. By the time we met her, Esther’s legs were about 2 feet apart at the knees. She longed to play with the […]

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The Numbers

People are much more important than numbers! That being said, sometimes we get discouraged by the enormity of the problems we see. It’s good to reflect on what’s been accomplished, what God has done through our time here. Here are some of the statistics on what’s happened since the Africa Mercy docked in Benin (as […]

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A Center of Hope

Surgery can be a scary thing. It’s especially frightening for children, particularly when it takes them far from their cultural comfort zone. You would think that recovery is the easy part, but for many patients who are getting used to their new look, learning to walk again or still dealing with casts and bandages, the […]

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Making the Lame to Walk

Mercy Ships’ vision statement is that it “follows the 2000-year-old model of Jesus, bringing hope and healing to the world’s forgotten poor.” So that we never forget it, the vision statement is written in stone above reception as the first thing you see when you board the ship. One of the ways that Mercy ships is […]

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