Pakistan has within its borders some of the world’s highest and most spectacular mountains. Some of the famous mountain ranges of Pakistan are Himalayas, Karakoram, Hindu Kush, Sulaiman, Toba Kakar, Kirthar and Salt range.
Millions of people live in the mountains of Pakistan.
This could be a 2014 expedition. We have been waiting on the Lord for His timing and open doors through which we will boldly walk. E-mail info@ClimbingForChrist.org if you are interested in trekking in Pakistan.
In the meantime, Climbing For Christ is praying for and financially helping (... Read more »
More for Lahore
Back in March, the homes and possessions of around 200 Christian families were viciously burned in the village of Lahore, Pakistan. [CLICK HERE to read Fiery Persecution in Pakistan.] Since then, these precious families have struggled to regain any sense of their “normal” lives.
“It was incredible to see the people who were struggling to get relief items from us,” Haseeb Masih, of C4C partner ministry Save Pakistan, said after returning from his third trip to Lahore. During this visit, women’s clothing as well as men’s, women&rs... Read more »
Pray for the persecuted, and persecutors
“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you…” – Jesus speaking in Matthew 5:43-44 (ESV)
Delivering bowls and towels to those in need.
Save Pakistan ministry celebrated Resurrection Sunday by delivering relief items ranging from water glasses and jugs to food bowls and tea cups to towels, toothbrushes, shampoo and soap to many of our brothers and sisters in Christ in Lahore, Pakistan, who were victim... Read more »
"But the Lord is faithful, who will establish you and guard you from the evil one."
- 2 Thessalonians 3:3
One man’s alleged blasphemy against Islam quickly led to the homes of about 200 Christian families being vandalized and burned as they fled for their lives in Lahore, Pakistan on March 9. Two Christian churches were also burned as the mob of nearly 4,000 Muslim men took to the streets of Lahore.
Shortly after this incident, one of Climbing For Christ’s partner ministries, Save Pakistan, responded and went to Lahore to minister to the needs of those affected by the attack. In... Read more »
Save Pakistan Ministries cut a birthday cake to celebrate CHRISTmas and then distributed gifts to orphans and widows.
Fifty orphans, like the child above with Evangelist Haseeb, received food packages that included noodles, biscuits, chocolate, juice, and more. And 50 widows were each given 20 kilograms of flour.
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Climbing For Christ partner ministry Save Pakistan returned Saturday from its most recent Bible distribution. “It was amazing to meet the (young people) who were converting from different religions,” said evangelist Haseeb, the founder of Save Pakistan. “We had prayers and worship together. I (taught) them about the reality and truth of God, and invited them to come to the kingdom of god. They (had) lots of questions about Jesus Christ and I answered them from the Bible.”
“I told them the Bible is own words of Jesus Christ, which could never change – ever... Read more »
Mission Moment (Monday, Oct. 29, 2012)
"It is always a great blessing for me to hand out the Word of God to those people who are in great need and struggling to get it," Evangelist Haseeb said after returning from last week's Bible distribution. "Our Christian community in Pakistan is in persecution and known as 'low standard.' But always they have the passion to know more about Jesus Christ. The Lord makes me able to reach out to those people who are hungry and thirsty about the Word of God."
Haseeb said he was invited to a prayer meeting in a village where his mnistry, Sav... Read more »
Mission Moment (Monday, Oct. 15, 2012)
Save Pakistan delivered 50 Urdu Bibles to the city of Nankana Sahib, which is a holy place for followers of the religion of Sikhism. Sikhism is the fifth-largest organized religion in the world with more than 30 million Sikhs. This system is monotheistic (one god) and is known traditionally as the Gurmat, which translates to mean "wisdom of the guru."
Nankana Sahib is the birth place of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, whom Evangelist Haseeb referred to as "the dispeller of darkness." Guru Nanak was born in 1469. He was the first of 11 Sikh gurus.
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Mission Moment (Monday, Oct. 8, 2012)
Save Pakistan distributed 350 more Urdu Bibles to new believers during another outreach event. “It was really a great blessing to see the hunger among those who desired the get their own Bibles to grow up in Jesus Christ,” Evangelist Haseeb said. “There were around 375 people gathered; everybody was much happy and excited because there were going to get the precious Word.
“I shared how the Lord is using Save Pakistan all over Pakistan through Bible distribution and also shared about C4C. Everybody clapped and appreciated... Read more »
Mission Moment (Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012)
Rejoicing at the delivery of Bibles.
Save Pakistan returned to Mariabad, where — on Sept. 4 — the ministry delivered a limited amount of Urdu Bibles to new believers. This time, the ministry went with many Bibles.
“It was really good to see the people who were much passionate and gathered in a place to attend the Revival Meeting,” said Evangelist Haseeb, the founder of Save Pakistan. “There were around 400 souls who came together to praise God and to get their own Bibles to grow up in Christ.”
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Mission Moment (Friday, Sept. 28, 2012)
Haseeb with a mountain of Bibles.
Evangelist Haseeb purchased 900 Urdu Bibles thanks to the financial support of Climbing For Christ members and his Save Pakistan ministry is in the process of distributing the Word to “the hungry and thirsty people.”
In the past 11 months, Save Pakistan has received enough help from Climbing For Christ to acquire 1,525 Urdu Bibles, which are being used to “reach out to the needy people in Pakistan,” Haseeb said. “We are really thankful to C4C, its members and supporters, who have very s... Read more »
Mission Moment (Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012)
Evangelist Haseeb was pleased to share with us how the Lord performed a mighty work through Save Pakistan’s Bible distribution project at the annual Mariabad Mela festival on Sept. 4. While tens of thousands of idol-worshippers gathered, a small group of Christ-followers handed out 100 Urdu Bibles and 2,500 Christian wall calendars.
“It was really a great experience to us,” Haseeb said. “There was a huge crowd around me. Everybody was trying to get their own Bible and I was getting much happiness to see the people who were s... Read more »
Mission Moment (Friday, Aug. 24, 2012)
Save Pakistan organized a free Urdu Bible distribution program for children today. “It was really a precious moment for me when I was giving Bibles to the children and they were getting it with the smile,” evangelist Haseeb said. “It was just very touching.”
Happy children holding up new Bibles.
Haseeb said children worshiped the Lord with the hands raised to heaven, asking the Lord to bless them and use them for His glorious work in the future. After Bibles were distributed among the youngsters, Save Pakistan provided r... Read more »
Orphans waving Pakistani flags,
learning how to carry the banner of God.
Mission Moment (Friday, Aug. 17, 2012)
Yom-e-Istiqlal (Independence Day in Pakistan) was celebrated Tuesday, Aug. 14, and Save Pakistan used this day to gather 100 orphaned children. They sang the National Anthem, waved Pakistani flags, and shared the Word of God. “It was really precious to me to see unity amongst the children,” said evangelist Haseeb, Save Pakistan’s founder.
“Everybody was really blessed to join this event. We had arranged food packs for them; they were much excited and p... Read more »
Mission Moment (Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012)
Mariabad Mela is a festival in Pakistan that attracts about 90,000 people, who worship idols and do not recognize Jesus as Savior. Last year, the Climbing For Christ-affiliated Save Pakistan team distributed 3,000 Christian wall calendars while evangelizing at the event. Hundreds came to know Christ.
Distributing Christian wall calendars in 2011.
Save Pakistan is planning to again attend the festival in September. “It will be a great opportunity for us to reach them and to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ among them,” said evangel... Read more »
Mission Moment (Tuesday, July 24, 2012)
“...make disciples ...teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you ...” — Matthew 28:18-20 (NIV)
“Acting upon the Great Commandment, Save Pakistan started a Leadership Development Program (LDP) and Bible college in 2009,” said evangelist Haseeb, the founder of Save Pakistan. His ministry started new classes again this week. “Because of poverty many young people cannot afford to go abroad or attend other Bible colleges in Pakistan,” he said.
“About 70 pastors have been trained in the ... Read more »
Mission Moment (Monday, July 16, 2012)
“We had the opening of the second year of the Hope Sewing Center with 25 girls and women on Sunday, July 16,” reported evangelist Haseeb, the founder of Save Pakistan. “We started this sewing center so we can train desperate, illiterate (women) as well prostitutes to learn to make suits to make some money to feed their families.
“In Pakistan, a lot of poor families who have girls in their families, don't have money to feed their children and sell their girls. This way they become prostitutes. Some women (also) become prostitute... Read more »
Mission Moment (Wednesday, July 4, 2012)
“I'm really blessed to share that we had an orphan program (Tuesday, July 3),” reported evangelist Haseeb, the founder of Save Pakistan. “We had worship, where children raised their hands and — filled with the Holy Spirit — and there was an incredible presence of God.
“We are thankful to the Lord, who blessed us to share His love with the orphans in Pakistan. We have distributed cocked food to 100 orphans. Everybody was very happy to get meals and they enjoy it.”
Feeding the orphans.
Haseeb asked for... Read more »
Mission Moment (June 4, 2012)
Save Pakistan's pastors ordained four young men to go into the mission field to win souls for the Lord. Pastor Ishtiaq prepared them to go to reach out into unreached areas of Pakistan. They were very passionate and have great zeal to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ.
“I would like to ask you to pray for them as they are ready to go in the field to proclaim the Gospel in different areas of Pakistan,” evangelist Haseeb said. “Your prayers will be much fruitful for them to encourage and to keep moving in the harvest.” Read more »
Evangelist Haseeb was blessed to fellowship with and participate in the baptism of 25 new believers in Pakistan on Sunday.
Mission Moment (Monday, May 28, 2012)
“There is no greater joy in this world than to rescue the perishing souls from the burning lake of fire and taking then to our heavenly Father by giving the Gospel of Jesus Christ,” he said.
“They are really hungering so much for the word of God. The Lord is faithful to be with us throughout the meetings and confirmed His presence with wonders, signs and miracles. The world is dying to see the Living God being ... Read more »
Mission Moment (Monday, May 21, 2012)
Save Pakistan delivered more Urdu Bibles — purchased with funding provided by God through Climbing For Christ — to a church in the hills around Sargodha City.
“I was amazed to see how people were passionate and have great zeal to praising God,” Evangelist Haseeb shared today after returning from Sargodha. “When we reach the church everybody welcomed us. The church building was little — only 100 people could sit there. But their hearts were very big to accept Jesus Christ as their Savior. My heart become very sad when... Read more »
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Mission Moment (Friday, May 18, 2012)
The work of Save Pakistan was focused on women this week as highlights included the graduation of 17 women from their Hope Sewing Center on Tuesday, May 15, and a special Mother's Day celebration on Sunday, May 13.
Hope Sewing Center Graduation: “The literacy rate among women in the target community was very poor,” said Evangelist Haseeb, the founder and president of Save Pakistan. “The girls may never get the opportunity to go to school due to the poor socioeconomic status of the community. They were also expected to work in order ... Read more »
Mission Moment (Wednesday, May 16)
We were blessed to wire US$750 to Evangelist Haseeb Masih of Save Pakistan Ministries as part of Project Living Word. Nearly 550 Bibles have been purchased for Pakistan to date. Here is Haseeb’s report from Pakistan:
Evangelist Haseeb preaches from the Word before delivering Urdu Bibles.
The Word of God should be in the hands of every human being living on the Earth. “Without the Bible,” evangelical leader John R.W. Stott once said, “world evangelization would not only be impossible, but actually inconceivable.”
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Mission Moment (Tuesday, May 1, 2012)
“I'm blessed to share that the Lord is always moving through Save Pakistan, to reach the unreached people with the Good News of Jesus Christ,” Evangelist Haseeb reported this week.
The Save Pakistan team arranged a revival meeting in a village with Pastor Ishtiaq, Haseeb’s father, leading the gathering. “There were people unaware about the Word of God,” Haseeb said.
Haseeb declares that meetings such as this one can “impact entire nations and break down demonic strongholds.” Amen.
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Mission Moment (Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012)
“Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud.”
— 1 Corinthians 13:4 (NLT)
Evangelist Haseeb Masih and Save Pakistan Ministries organized a Valentine's Day celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 14 for “orphans and vulnerable children. We gave them a rose bouquet and food packages. We know they were very happy getting their gifts. I am always very thankful to our King, Jesus Christ, for the incredible services of Save Pakistan.”
Haseeb, his sister (Evangelist Permila), and their m... Read more »
Mission Moment (Monday, Feb. 6, 2012)
Haseeb Masih, left, with Bibles purchased with funds provided by God through Climbing For Christ.
Another 165 Bibles given
Save Pakistan Ministries delivered Urdu Bibles on two more occasions in January:
“We have distributed about 90 Bibles to the most needy people,” Save Pakistan founder Haseeb Masih reported on Jan. 23. “You know they were much joyful to get this priceless gift, which is immortal and also brings happiness and everlasting delight in our fruitless lives. It is the Light of this world. T... Read more »
Mission Moment (Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012)
Haseeb Masih, the founder of Save Pakistan Ministries (at right in photo above), reported that on Monday, Jan. 2 another 79 Urdu Bibles were distributed to needy people. This was the third time the Climbing For Christ-supported “Free Urdu Bible Distribution Mission Project” was carried out by Save Pakistan. In less than two months, 229 Bibles have been handed out. We give thanks to God for this blessing in a place that ranks among the most persecuted nations in the world.
“I would like to let you know that there was a huge crowd o... Read more »
Haseeb Masih speaks at a Pakistan Independence Day prayer servic
“Independence Day is celebrated in Pakistan on 14 August each year. It commemorates the partition of India into two parts: India (mainly Hindu) and Pakistan (mainly Muslim), which was itself divided into two wings — East Pakistan and West Pakistan.
“Save Pakistan Ministries arranged an Independence Day celebration with church congregations, where we have invited Muslim leaders also to come and join us.”
Haseeb Masih, a Climbing For Christ member from Pakistan who wrote those words, has boldly wi... Read more »