I’d like to introduce you to Elfried Adjin. I had the pleasure of working with Elfried onboard the Africa Mercy while serving with Mercy Ships in Benin. Elfried is originally from Benin and is now serving for two years in the same department I worked in – Information Services (IT) – as a Technology Support Specialist. … More Elfried Adjin
Hi Family & Friends — I had a hard time deciding what to write because there has been a lot that has happened over the last four months. So I asked the kids onboard and they said I should write about why I extended for another 10 months. Here it goes… I originally returned to … More Mercy Ships – My Conviction to Extend
“Go home to your own people and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on you.” – Mark 4:19 This post has tested my courage, my intellect, my memory, my identity and my purpose for living. I have wrestled for months whether I should post it … More Out of Darkness
I’m hoping to get 40 people who will contribute $15 a month for three months. I currently have 7 supporters! Here’s the link: http://goo.gl/iSUujD
Hello Family & Friends! I have been asked to return to the Africa Mercy for a three month service as the interim I.S. manager. My flight itinerary has me booked to leave California on May 16th, just two days after my sister gets married, and now only 28 days away! (Get ready friends onboard!) I … More Sailing Again!
i was lost. involved in a porn addiction. viewed women as objects. thought life was an accident. wore masks for false identity. committed fornication. suffered as a people pleaser. manipulated others. battled with homosexuality. found comfort in money. was trapped in lies. doubted God existed. asked JESUS to be my savior. confessed. i prayed. others … More Made Alive with Christ
I am currently in Madagascar where I will be serving with Mercy Ships for eight months. During my free time, I will be taking free family photos throughout the country. My hope is that by freely offering my time and talent, I will be able instill dignity and bring hope to families – as many … More Facing Fear
Sad and happy news, but first the sad. The FFP – Benin Project did not get fully funded on Kickstarter. But not to fear, there’s happy news! Many great things have come from this. Many people became aware of the FFP movement and Benin Project. My dad supported me. This is not his first time, … More FFP Benin Project – Kickstarter Update
Things are getting exciting in dry dock. Both rudders, propellers and propeller shafts have been removed from the ship, serviced and reinstalled. The hull of the ship has been sandblasted and repainted (had to get the barnacles off of her). Our bow thrusters have been completely overhauled by Rolls-Royce mechanics. We dropped anchor (onto the dock) cleaned the … More 2014 Shipyard Update
While in the Republic of Congo, I became good friends with a young man named Rovel. Rovel and I met while he was onboard the Africa Mercy receiving surgery to replace the skin on his cheek that had been destroyed from a disease called Noma. What started out as a Monday night trip to visit … More How did the idea for FFP come about?