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Philippines

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The Philippines is considered the only Christian nation in Asia. But when you visit its many islands and provinces, you find there are still many Filipinos who have yet to come to know Christ. In Luzon, in the mountains of the north where tribal people still live with no electricity and farm ...

Expeditions

Mission: Philippines 2020

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A new thing A new chapter in the Philippines. God is doing a new thing in the Philippines. Our work there began over a decade ago with Adreian “Ace” Concordia, former Climbing For Christ Board member and Philippines chapter coordinator. From 2008 to 2016, 19 short-term missions too...

Mission: Philippines 2016

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Climbing For Christ’s connection to the Philippines began in 2007 when Ace Concordia joined the ministry. Ace soon formed the C4C Philippines chapter, which began leading missions in 2008. In seven years, 18 missions were completed and membership surpassed 300. There were no missions carried o...
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Mission: Philippines 2016 Trip Report

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Take five By Ace Concordia Climbing For Christ Philippines coordinator All great journeys include a time to pause to refresh and renew one’s strength. Mission: Philippines 2016 team – with Ace seated, center – rests under a rock on climb to Tacadang in ...

Dispatches: Philippines 2016

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By Gary Fallesen Founding president, Climbing For Christ CLICK HERE to read Ace Concordia’s Trip Report, “Take five.” Thursday, Jan. 21 Gary and Ace at an overlook on the trail to Tacadang. Ace talks a lot about relationships and this trip centered on that topi...

Mission: Philippines 2016 Preview

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A new season By Ace Concordia Ace Concordia, front right, with C4C Philippines members summit on a “training” climb on Mount Batulao on Dec. 29, 2015. A year can make a difference. It had been a year since I laced up my climbing shoes to go climb a mountain. B...

Photo of the Week: Philippines

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A Kankanaey porter carrying supplies in his traditional basket (backpack) on the trail to Kibungan on Luzon island, Philippines. (Photo by Ace Concordia) On June 27, 2007, Adreian “Ace” Concordia of Las Piñas City joined Climbing For Christ. “In my country, the Philippine...

Mission: Philippines 2016

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Climbing For Christ’s connection to the Philippines began in 2007 when Ace Concordia joined the ministry. Ace soon formed the C4C Philippines chapter, which began leading missions in 2008. In seven years, 18 missions were completed and membership surpassed 300. There were no missions carried o...

Michael Wall

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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 c...

Rachel Wall

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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&rsquo...

Mission: Philippines 2014

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PRAY: For strong and faithful churches to grow in Kankanaey areas. Nearly half (45 percent) of the Kibungan Kankanaey profess to be Christian, but most still engage in pagan practices, which are displayed in rituals during weddings, rites of passage, planting and harvest, medicine, and more. Pray fo...

Mission: Philippines June 2014 Trip Report

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A crowd for hope By Ace Concordia C4C Philippines coordinator It was a hot and humid afternoon, and we were all sweating from the heat. More than 130 souls were packed in the small classroom of the elementary school. The crowd pressed in from the doors and windows of the room to get...

DISPATCHES: Philippines 2014 (June)

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By Ace Concordia C4C Philippines coordinator Monday, June 16 (3:42 p.m. local time) The team started their way home at 8am from Mogcao and reached the pick up point across the Amburayan river at 1:30pm! Everyone is safe and healthy after a very hot trek to La Union. Praise God for a...
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