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Mission: Nepal 2021

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The Voice in the wilderness When we first arrived in Humla, a remote district in the northwest corner of Nepal, we could count the number of Christians on two hands. There were seven young men in a tiny house church in the district headquarters of Simikot and a brother and sister in an otherwise Hi...

Mission: Nepal 2019

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Soldiering for the kingdom The revered Gurkha soldiers have roots in the region. Soldier for Christ Megh Gurung dreamed of being a Gurkha when he grew up in the area, a place he says “is very rich in culture and heritage.” It’s also steeped in high mountains, Hinduism and Buddhism...
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Photo of the Week: Nepal

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COVID-19 relief delivered to Humla in Nepal’s remote northwest corner. (Photo provided by Megh Gurung) Climbing For Christ continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic by sending relief to our Kingdom workers and ministry partners in eight countries. We rejoice in what God has done, is doi...

Holly DeSmitt

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Nationality: USA. Occupation: Systems engineer. Missions with C4C: Ararat 2020. How long have you climbed? I have always felt at home in the mountains, but I started getting more serious about hiking and trekking in the past four years. Hiking and trekking. Highlight of climbing career: Climbing snow-covered mountains at 11,000 feet in the Rockies.

Photo of the Week: Turkey

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Semi-nomadic Kurdish shepherds shearing sheep on Mount Ararat. (Photo by Gary Fallesen) The 15-million-plus Kurds living in Turkey are predominantly Muslim. CLICK HERE to read Project Prayer: Ramadan 2020. We also are praying for Mission: Ararat 2020. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Missy Jean Dedrick

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Nationality: United States of America. Occupation: Development director, Climbing For Christ. Missions with C4C: Morocco 2017 and Turkey 2019. How long have you climbed? Nine years. Type of climbing you do: Hiking/trekking. Highlight of climbing career: Probably Mission: Morocco. It was amazing to discover that my hobby of hiking could be useful for the Kingdom.

Elaine Fallesen

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Elaine Fallesen and a widow enjoying the moment in rural Malawi after taking a grand tour of her new home, one of more than three dozen homes for forgotten widows rebuilt through Climbing For Christ in 2017. Nationality: USA. Occupation: Women's and Family Ministry/Communications Director, Climbi...

Gary Fallesen

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Nationality: American of Danish descent. Occupation: Missionary. Missions with C4C: Dominican Republic 2005; Haiti 2006, 2007 (twice), 2008, 2009 (twice), 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013; Indonesia 2007, 2010, 2012, 2017, 2018 and 2019; Kilimanjaro 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 201...

Mission Moments: Turkey & Tanzania

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Discipling, teaching, and encouraging “Their responsibility is to equip God’s people to do his work and build up the church, the body of Christ.” – Ephesians 4:12 (NLT) By Gary Fallesen, founding president, Climbing For Christ (NOTE: Climbing For Christ is revisiting Turke...

Trip Report: Nepal 2019 (Part 2)

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The Lord is in the details By Gary Fallesen, founding president, Climbing For Christ Trekking toward Tsum Valley in central Nepal. (Photo by Gary Fallesen) Eduárd Nitkovszki went shopping in his native Hungary in preparation for Mission: Nepal 2019, Part 2. Eduárd was excited to f...

Dispatches: Nepal 2019 (Part 2)

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Mission: Nepal 2019 (Part 2) By Gary Fallesen, founding president, Climbing For Christ Sunday, Nov. 17 Team photo (left to right): Gary Fallesen, Samuel Gurung, Jordan Rowley, Brandy Fisher, Corey Slider, Megh Gurung, Eduárd Nitkovszki, Kashi Lama, Matthew Fisher, Bhuddi Gurun...

Photo of the Week: Nepal

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Tsum Valley. (Photo by Gary Fallesen) The Mission: Nepal 2019 (Part 2) team finished an 11-day trek surveying the Tsum Valley, where there are no known believers. Seed was scattered. One day there will be a harvest. CLICK HERE to read the daily Dispatches from this 17th Evangelic Expedition to N...
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