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

NatGeo – Surgery Ship

So, for several months when we arrived on the ship in 2016 a National Geographic team was on board the ship filming these epic stories about the the patients, families, and crew living and working on board & the transformation of lives through free surgeries.  Although Briana and I were not directly involved in any […]

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Walking Blood Bank

Blood for transfusions is in short supply in Africa. If someone wants a surgery in a local hospital, the family is often required to get the blood and other supplies (needles, bandages, etc.) themselves. There may be two or three blood banks in a whole country and those often with limited supplies. So, on the […]

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The Legacy of Slavery

Benin’s history is steeped in slavery, and it is perhaps one of the reasons the country is still struggling today. It’s hard to understand modern Benin’s culture without understanding their legacy of slavery. Benin is part of what was formerly known as the “Gold Coast” which then didn’t take long to be know as the […]

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Ship’s System Administrator

In the bible Paul tells us that everyone who is part of the church has a unique function.  Some people are really great at preaching, some are great at teaching, and some are great at greeting others or sharing their faith. Until recently it wasn’t always clear to me where I fit into this puzzle. […]

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Our New Home

We thought we would give you a peak into our new home! In the one picture you can see our living room, study and bedroom. We also have a small kitchenette and a very small bathroom. It’s a bit tight and cozy, but we do have a lovely view of the port! Directly below our cabin […]

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Everything That Has Breath

Imagine having a dance party every week during church. I’m not talking about a little bit of swaying back and forth, but everyone’s up on their feet in a conga line around the church with big smiles on their faces and hand clapping rhythmically. The past couple of Sundays, we had the opportunity to visit […]

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House of Hope

We have really enjoyed the past two weeks working with Le Maison D’Espoir (House of Hope), an orphanage in Abomey (central Benin). More that a place for children to live, it is truly a place of hope, a place where children can find family.          Will hanging out with children at the orphanage and teaching computer skills; […]

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