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Climbing For Christ

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

Expeditions

Mission: Ararat 2015

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Climbing For Christ has been sent to Turkish Kurdistan to reach the lost – often sheep-herding families – living on and around the HIStoric slopes of Mount Ararat. PRAY: That God would send us a worker (Kurd or Turk) who is a Christ follower to serve alongside us in this field. ...

Mission: Nepal 2015

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Climbing For Christ will again send a team to Humla. It will be our fourth expedition to Nepal’s Far West in less than 2½ years. We have witnessed the growth of the church from seven known believers to more than 125. PRAY: For the church’s growth to continue. Christianity w...
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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

Gary Fallesen 0 284

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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