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

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Mission: Nepal 2017

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Pulling down strongholds By Gary Fallesen, founding president, Climbing For Christ We stood on a mountainside high above the Karnali River in the northwest corner of Nepal. We’d trekked up and down portions of this river higher up in the Humla district. Now we were proposing to follow ...

Pakistan 2017

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The Spirit has not permitted us to GO to Pakistan. We wrote last year about planning a trek there into the northern mountains only to have a travel ban forbidding foreigners placed on the area we felt led to for two years. By the time the ban was lifted our team-in-waiting disbanded. Not to worry,...
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Trip Report: Nepal 2022

Speed of sound

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Bad news travels fast. Mass shootings in America are heard about in remote villages on the other side of the world. Plane crashes in remote reaches are learned about – and stressed about – soon after they happen. If only the Good News could travel as quickly.

Mission: Nepal 2022

The Bridge

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Suspension (or hanging) bridges are everywhere in Nepal. It’s the only way across deep ravines and raging rivers. For some, a suspension bridge can be intimidating, even a little scary. For others, it is simply the route that God wants us to take.

Brendon Chavez

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Nationality:  American. Occupation: Student. Missions with C4C: Nepal 2022.

How long have you climbed? About 13 years. Type of climbing you do: Hiking. Highlight of climbing career: Last summer, I went hiking with my youth group at Brown’s Creek near Buena Vista, CO. This is part of the Colorado Trail.

Grace Comstock

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Nationality: American. Occupation: Student. Missions with C4C: Nepal 2022.

How long have you climbed? I live in Colorado, so I have been hiking for as long as I can remember. Type of climbing you do: Hiking. Highlight of climbing career: Hiking to the top of Greenhorn Mountain (12,352 feet/1,631 meters).

Joel Leone

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Nationality: American. Occupation: Student. Missions with C4C: Nepal 2022.

How long have you climbed? Since I could remember. Type of climbing you do: Hiking, climbing mountains. Highlight of climbing career: Climbing the highest peak in Colorado.

Rachel Comstock

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Nationality: American. Occupation: Student. Missions with C4C: Nepal 2022.

How long have you climbed? I haven’t actually really climbed before. Type of climbing you do: I’ve gone on quite a few small hikes. Highlight of climbing career: I hiked Greenhorn Mountain (highpoint of Pueblo County, Colorado).

Mission: Ararat 2022

‘We will spread our religion’

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The Muslim background believer – a rarity in the modern-day country where the early Church began – spoke about the “Light that will enlighten us and save us all” in Turkey. “May the light of Jesus Christ be upon us always,” he declared recently.

Mission: Nepal 2022

‘A Man will appear’

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A strenuous nine- or 10-day trek into a new, remote area is scheduled for May. Climbing For Christ has trekked throughout the north-central, Mid-West, and northwest corner of Nepal, covering hundreds of miles. God is sending us to the Kangchenjunga Conservation Area.

Mission Moments: Turkey

‘White covering all over’

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Thundersnow and a “snownado” were among the bizarre occurrences on Jan. 24-25 as snow blanketed Turkey in places where snow is rare thanks to a freak storm. Eastern Turkey was closed down by bad weather.

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