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

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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