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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 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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Letter on Invitation

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Pastor Tej, left, with Kyle Austin. Pastor Tej B. Rokka of the SARA Church on the Rock writes to fellow Climbing For Christ members: “I invite you all to come to Nepal any time God opens doors for you. Our church is on the mission to preach the Gospel and make disciples to do...

Mission: Nepal 2011

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Date: Scheduled Jan. 3-15, 2011. Purpose: To visit Dapcha, where Climbing For Christ is partnering with nationals to build a local church. We are going to check on the church build (or site for the church if construction has not begun). Other goals: Encourage the local church and trek in cent...

Kham in the Storm

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Tibetan Buddhism a way of life, but not The Way Faster than you can say the greeting, “Tah-shi de-leh,” the Tibetan wants to know if you have met the Dalai Lama. When you have come from the outside world, where their beloved Dalai Lama lives in exile, you are greeted with q...

Mission: Possible 6

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Ministry for the bold and adventurous! Go where people have never heard the name of Jesus. We are returning to a place we have visited on two previous Evangelic Expeditions and where our “m” now works to continue building relationships. “I have shared some more of the Go...

Church Build in Dapcha

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Pastor Tej visiting the site of a future church build in central Nepal. Climbing For Christ wired money to Pastor Tej B. Rokka in Nepal on Monday, Oct. 26, 2009 for the purchase of land (photo above) in the mountain village of Dapcha, where a church will be constructed in 2011. There ...

Country: Nepal

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Sun rising behind Mount Everest, left, with Nuptse to the right. (Photo by Jim Nowlin, Mission: Nepal 2008) Location: Southern Asia between China and India. Area: 147,181 square kilometers (slightly larger than Arkansas). Terrain: Central hill region and Himalayan mountains in the nort...

Serving a patient God in Nepal

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I went into Mission: Nepal in May 2009 acknowledging that its success was in God’s hands. But my conviction of this was tested throughout the journey as God continued to teach me to have faith in and reliance on Him. He also challenged me to increase my patience while waiting for the hu...

Special Report: Sky Burial - Dancing with Death

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The Hollywood-ization of Buddhism would have you believe that it is a religion of peace, love and virtues, caring for the earth and the creatures in it. “Buddhists look to a smiling Buddha seated on a lotus blossom, while Christians worship a suffering Jesus nailed to a cross,” one Chris...

KHAM TIBETANS

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People: Kham Tibetan (also known as Eastern, Northern and Western Khampa). Location: Kham Tibetans are spread among four Chinese provinces. As many Kham are thought to live in the Sichuan, Qinghai and Yunnan as in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR). There is a large concentration of Kh...
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