Mike Wall enjoying some yak milk while on mission.
Nationality: American. Occupation: Assistant Director of Christian Challenge/FCA at Fort Lewis College, blogger at thewallscall.blogspot.com, Climbing for Christ Colorado Western Slope Coordinator, and lastly, raft guide/ski instructor when our college students my wife and I work with are away on holiday breaks. Needless to say, I stay pretty busy. Missions with C4C: Peru 2014 and 2015, Philippines 2013 and 2014, and “Possible” 2009, 2010 and 2011.
How long have you climbed? I started when I was a freshman in high... Read more »
Rachel Wall, with a precious child on Mission: Philippines 2013.
Nationality: American. Occupation: Collegiate Minister. Missions with C4C: Peru 2015, Philippines 2013 and 2014, and Mission: Possible 6.
How long have you climbed? Since I was little, I’ve always loved being out in God’s Creation. Type of climbing you do: Trees, and hiking/trekking. Highlight of climbing career: Mount Sneffels with my husband.
How long have you been a Christian? Since age 4. However 2006 is when I really started taking up my cross and following, not just believing. Type of ministry you are bl... Read more »
Nationality: Filipino. Occupation: Manager. Missions with C4C: Philippines 2013 (Sept.) and 2014 (March).
Type of climbing you do: I usually join my friend, Gutch, whenever possible. I love running and swimming so I am mostly in shape whenever these opportunities come by. Highlight of climbing career: Mount Pulag.
Favorite Scripture verse (and why): Philippians 4:13. Because when you dedicate yourself to the Lord, everything’s possible.
Special “God moment” you'd like to share: Going to Badeo during a storm and going back to Poblacion with no one seriously hurt or in... Read more »
Nationality: Filipino. Occupation: Designer/media missionary. Missions with C4C: Philippines 2012 (March & July), 2013 (March) and 2014 (March).
How long have you climbed? Since November 2011. Type of climbing you do: Casual. Highlight of climbing career: Mount Apo, January 2013 (he proposed!).
How long have you been a Christian? Slooooow process, since birth. (Christian family). Type of ministry you are blessed to serve in: MediaLightasia.com.
Favorite Scripture verse (and why): Lamentations 3:21-23. “Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the Lord&rs... Read more »
Nationality: Filipino. Occupation: Freelance voice artist, children’s book author. Missions with C4C: Philippines 2011 (Feb., June & Oct.), 2012 (March, May, July & Nov.), 2013 (March & Sept.) and 2014 (March).
How long have you climbed? Since 2008. Type of climbing you do: Trekking. Highlight of climbing career: Survived getting lost for 18 hours on a search-and-rescue training. Parts of it without food and water.
How long have you been a Christian? Since 2010. Type of ministry you are blessed to serve in: Worship team.
Favorite Scripture verse (and why): Romans 12:... Read more »
A dance for God
By Ace Concordia
C4C Philippines coordinator
CLICK HERE for details about Mission: Philippines 2014
Feet were stomping and hands waving like a bird ready for flight. Colorful robes were draped around the dancers and the sound of wooden instruments and gongs made up the “Canao” tribal dance. This was a traditional dance performed by the Kankanaey to celebrate or to make an offering to the spirits and gods of the mountains. It was my first time to witness it.
A Foundation Day participant performing the tribal dance of the Kankanaey.
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Indonesian humanitarian mission to the Philippines
By Budi Yuwono
(Editor’s Note: Budi Yuwono’s home church of Abbalove in Jakarta, Indonesia partnered with DoctorSHARE, also known as the Physician Care Foundation, for a humanitarian relief mission to the Philippines. Budi participated in this mission. Here is his report:)
Dr. Lie Darmawan, the founder of DoctorSHARE, led a humanitarian mission to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The mission was composed of 16 people – 14 doctors from DoctorSHARE and two volunteers from Abbalove. The team w... Read more »
Responding to the typhoon's devastation
By Francis Daytec
(Editor’s note: Francis Daytec has been a Climbing For Christ member since March 2008. He is a medical missionary living with his wife Leah and their young children on the island of Mindoro, Philippines. He served with C4C Philippines on Mission: Philippines 2013 in June in Tacadang. The Daytecs endured Typhoon Haiyan and Francis responded to the relief effort that devastated provinces south and east of where they live. He sent this report to supporters and friends of his Living Grace Ministry on Dec. 4, 2013. We were blessed to... Read more »
Mission: Philippines 2013
Foundation Day Dispatches
Tuesday, Nov 26 (13:29 local time)
The team met up with Pastor Jun Baday in Baguio City and traveled to Kibungan. arriving safely at 10 a.m. The town of Poblacion is bustling with activities as the town celebrates its 113th Foundation Day. The team looks forward to a Kankanaey cultural show and prepares for tonight's program at the municipal hall open court. Joel Syyap (who was seriously injured in a rock climbing fall in April) is climbing once more as he was challenged climbing the trail going to our residence. – Ace Concor... Read more »
Dalipey (completed March 7-12) - Team size: maximum 15. Cost: US$50. Cost does not include airfare. CLICK HERE for trip report.
Tacadang /Les-eng (completed June 6-13) - Team size: maximum 15. Cost: US$80. CLICK HERE for trip report.
Badeo (Sept. 19-24) - Team size: maximum 15. Cost: US$50.
Foundation Day, Kibungan (Nov. 26-29) - Team size: maximum 15. Cost: US$50.
Purpose: All mission climbs for 2013 will carry a common mission. The primary mission will be to prepare the Kankanaey communities that we serve for the re-distr... Read more »