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A Climbing For Christ member who lives in northern Nigeria, on what some would call the wrong side of the so-called “geographic boundary” between Muslims and Christians, says: “There is this misconception by many that everybody from northern Nigeria is a Muslim.” There...


Mission: Nigeria 2016

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The tribal chief of the Koma people where Climbing For Christ has ministered in northeastern Nigeria since 2011 wondered when the mission might return to the Atlantika Mountains. “I told him that by God’s grace, they will visit the Koma people in November this year,” said Pa...

Mission: Nigeria 2015

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Climbing For Christ has ministered to a primitive people living in the uninviting Koma Hills near the Cameroon border since visiting in 2011. PRAY: For Christians under attack in the Northeast, where terrorists have targeted the church in a quest to impose Islamic Sharia law. While Nigeria is 50.4 ...

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Michael Heitland

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Age: 35. Residence: South Fargo, ND, USA. Family: Married to Michelle with three daughters — Makayla, 15; Maleah, 12, Molly, 2. Occupation: Chief Technology Officer, V3 Technologies. Church: Bethel EFC, Fargo ND. Missions with C4C: First. How long have you climbed? 8 years. Type of ...

Mission Moments: Nigeria (Wednesday, June 6, 2012)

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Pastor Chris Joseph of the Wonderland Chapel in Port Harcourt, Nigeria encouraged each of his church’s members to reach out to someone who is lost. He dubbed it “Operation One Win One.” “We've some souls won, but without a copy of the Holy Bible,” Chris said rece...

A Light has dawned

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“For me, doing ministry in Nigeria is likened to a situation where you are trying, by all means, to make friends with a violent madman.” These words, from Pastor Chris Joseph of Climbing For Christ, sum up the challenge of Christians evangelizing in Nigeria's oppressed north. ...

Mission Moments: Nigeria (Monday, Feb. 27, 2012)

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Delivering on a promise Climbing For Christ delivered on God's promise to provide for the people in the remote Koma Hills village of Wiwp by sending us back with a small gasoline generator that they had requested during our visit in December 2011. “By the grace of God, I have delivered the...

Nigeria HIStory

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The Koma People of Nigeria from Climbing For Christ on Vimeo. If you’re looking for a vacation destination, you’ve clicked on the wrong page. Try again. If you have been led by the Spirit to this page, read on. Mission: Nigeria will pick up where the 2011 survey trip stopped &m...

Mission Moments: Nigeria (Monday, Jan. 9, 2012)

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The news out of Nigeria continues to be nothing but bad. First, the government decided to remove fuel subsidies on Jan. 1 in that largely impoverished country. Fuel prices doubled and even tripled in some states, crippling the nation. As a result, violence has erupted and strikes on Monday silenced ...

Mission Moments: Nigeria (Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011)

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Pastor Chris Joseph preached in the Climbing For Christ-supported Wonderland Chapel in Port Harcourt: “Although some church members traveled and (some) caught up in the web of merriment stayed at home, some fervent ones were in church and we had a wonderful service. To God be the glory.”...

Trip Report: Divine meetings in Koma Hills

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We waited for seven hours, shaded by a large tree from the 100-degree heat, until the village chief arrived. This is Africa: Permission is needed from tribal leaders to visit their land. Their approval opens doors to evangelism. When the chief arrived, he said: “I met you on the road.&r...

Monday, Dec. 12

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The supposed one-hour drive to the airport in Port Harcourt was in its second hour and we were stuck in gridlock like I have never seen in visits to 30 countries. The sun was blotted out by the uncontrolled emissions spewing from idling vehicles parked six lanes across on a six-lane road. That's rig...