PERU

Climbing For Christ

TAKING THE GOSPEL TO MOUNTAINOUS AREAS OF THE WORLD WHERE OTHER MISSIONARIES CANNOT OR WILL NOT GO

Peru

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The spectacular 22,205-foot (6,768-meter) Huascaran Norte in the Cordillera Blanca. (Photo by Gabe Colburn, C4C) Many powerful civilizations once called ancient Peru their home. One of the more prominent peoples in history to occupy this land were the Incas. However, in spite of thier stature...

Expeditions

Mission: Peru 2020

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Witnesses Sponsored climber Edwin Milla, left, and our late missionary to Peru, Jaime Servat, during Climbing For Christ’s Mission: Peru 2015 in the Cordillera Blanca. (Photos by Jordan Rowley) On August 8, 2019, Climbing For Christ’s faithful and beloved missionary to Peru, Jaime Se...
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Friday, May 20

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The U.S. members of Mission: Peru returned to their homes and families late this afternoon. Tired but feeling blessed to be a blessing during this 12-day Evangelic Expedition. “Not to us, Lord, not to us but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness.” &mdash...

Thursday, May 19

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We are homeward bound, having made the eight-hour drive from Huaraz to Lima to catch our overnight flight back to North America. Four airports and this part of Mission: Peru is complete. But the groundwork for Climbing For Christ ministry in the Cordillera Blanca has only just been put in place. ...

Wednesday, May 18

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As we hiked toward Huandoy Este’s magnificent 3,300-foot (1,000-meter) face on Tuesday, Edwin was walking ahead of me. Edwin climbed that face just like his father before him. But it wasn’t the face of the mountain I was seeing. I was seeing the face of a C4C-sponsored mountaineer. ...

Tuesday, May 17

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On our way out of the Yanama District we stopped in Chalhua and delivered two boxes of food the team did not use during its visits to mountain villages in the Cordillera Blanca. We gave one to 9-year-old Alison and her grandparents and the other to Pastor Isabel and her family of 10. Then it was &ld...

Monday, May 16

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Only God knows the hearts of those with whom we have shared. But at least seven people prayed for salvation and another recommitted his life to Jesus in the remote, dirt-poor mountain village of Chalhua (11,900 feet/3,625 meters). The soul saved by the Spirit that moved us the most was 9-year...

Sunday, May 15

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The road to Portachuelo Pass. We left Musho and made a seven-hour drive up and down a curvy mountainous dirt road to more remote and poorer villages on the other side of the Cordillero Blanca. The drive took us through the Portachuelo Pass at 15,700 feet (4,767 meters) with jaw-dropping v...

Saturday, May 14

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The Evangelic Expedition began in earnest when Jordan shared with and prayed for the salvation of two boys in Cajapampa, a village sitting a few kilometers from and a little higher than Musho. Juan then convicted a “grandma” with a self-proclaimed hardened heart and led her in prayer to ...

Friday, May 13

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Huascaran, Peru's tallest mountain, in the sunshine behind the steeple of a Catholic church being built in Musho. We set out from Huaraz to deliver the Gospel to mountain villages the next five days, stopping first in Mancos. Jaime was given land there to build on and asked us to dedicate...

Thursday, May 12

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Nevado Churup (18,134 feet/5,495 meters) looms above our trail to Laguna Churup (14,685 feet/4,450 meters). Our acclimatization hike turned into an acclimatization scramble up the rocks beside a waterfall at an elevation higher than any summit in the contiguous U.S. After sleeping ...

Wednesday, May 11

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Jaime Servat welcoming the team to Peru. Peru members Jaime Servat and Edwin Milla were waiting in the airport, welcome sign in hand, to greet us after our eight-hour overnight flight from Los Angeles to Lima. Jaime was overjoyed to be able to meet a C4C team from the United States. Durin...
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