Nationality: American of Danish descent. Occupation: Missionary. Missions with C4C: Dominican Republic 2005; Haiti 2006, 2007 (twice), 2008, 2009 (twice), 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013; Indonesia 2007, 2010, 2012 and 2017; Kilimanjaro 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016; Malawi 2014 and 2016; Mexico 2005; Morocco 2013, 2015 and 2017; Nepal 2011, 2012 (twice), 2013, 2014 (twice), 2015 (twice) and 2016 (twice); Nigeria 2011; Peru 2011 and 2014; Philippines 2008, 2010 and 2016; “Possible” 2008, 2009 and 2010; Turkey 2010, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
How long have you cli... Read more »
Brandy Everts on Mission: Possible 6, walking with a child in that restricted country.
Nationality: Canadian. Occupation: Coordinator of Climbing for Christ Canada and greenhouse horticulturist. Missions with Climbing For Christ: Haiti 2013; Morocco 2013; Nepal 2012 (twice) and 2014; Nigeria 2011; and Mission: Possible 2009, 2010 and 2011.
How long have you climbed? I have no experience technical climbing, but I love hiking and trekking! I have been focused on hiking and trekking since 1997. Type of climbing you do: Hiking and trekking – or whatever needs to be done to get to the... Read more »
Michael Heitland, left, on the summit of Kilimanjaro in 2011.
Nationality: American. Occupation: Director of Equipping Saints For Ministry (ES4M). Missions with C4C: Kilimanjaro 2011 & 2013, Morocco 2013, Nigeria 2011, and Nepal 2012 and 2013.
How long have you climbed? About 10 years. Type of climbing you do: Mountaineering. Highlight of climbing career: I would have to say summiting Kilimanjaro in 2011 during Mission: Kilimanjaro!
How long have you been a Christian? I consider my spiritual birthday to be September 1996. This was the start of a long road of sanctification and God ... Read more »
By Gary Fallesen
President, Climbing For Christ
“The way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few” (Matthew 7:14). More workers are needed to deliver the Good News on trails like these in the High Atlas Mountains.
Thursday, April 25
Brandy Everts and I have returned to North America, knowing, of course, that this is not our home and that our mission is not complete. We will continue to GO to the ends of the earth, including Morocco, until the work is finished.
Michael Heitland left Morocco Wednesday morning, bound for South Africa and some work with ... Read more »
Rather than calling themselves “Berbers,” they refer to themselves by the name of their particular subgroup. The Berbers also call themselves the “Imazighen,” which means “man of noble origin.”
Prior to the 7th century, the Berbers had successfully resisted foreign invasions of Islam.
The arrival of Arabs in Morocco in the 7th century resulted in the gradual conversion of some Berbers from Christianity to Islam. In 788, about a century after the Arab conquest of North Africa, a series of Moroccan Muslim dynasties began to rule. It was not until the 13th c... Read more »
Throughout most of the past thousand years, Morocco has been ruled by a series of dynasties. The most recent, known as the Alaouite dynasty, dates back to the 1600s. Today, the Kingdom of Morocco is what’s known as a constitutional monarchy. This was established in 1957 by Sultan Mohammed V, after Spanish and French rule of the territory.
In the late 7th Century, the indigenous Berber peoples of Morocco (along with many other North African peoples and nations) were gradually dominated and subdued during the Arab Muslim conquests. Since that time, Morocco has essentially remained a Musl... Read more »
Click the link below to download the Morocco Dossier for 2013. Read more »
Date: April 2013. Length of trip: 10-12 days. Team size: 2-4 members.
Purpose: Trek deep into the High Atlas mountains and meet the Berber people living there.
Cost: Estimated at US$500 plus airfare to/from Morocco.
To apply: E-mail email@example.com to request a mission application. Read more »