It's about the mission, not the summit
By Gary Fallesen
Founding president, Climbing For Christ
“Mission, not mountain.
“People, not peak.
“Service, not summit.”
As I limped up 3,700 vertical feet to Base Camp on the first day of our Mission: Ararat climb – “remember, Gary, this is the easy walk,” guide Adem said – I thought about my leg injury, our last climb here, and Climbing For Christ's purpose.
Why would I pull a thigh muscle 10 days before an Evangelical Expedition? Why indeed.
On the flight from the United States to Turk...
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