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

Tanzania

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There is religious freedom as well as equal rights and opportunities for Christians and Muslims to worship and share their faith in Tanzania. This allows room for the Holy Spirit to work. The coast, Zanzibar and many of the southern provinces are Muslim dominated. Muslim “extremists&rdq...

Expeditions

Mission: Kilimanjaro 2021

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As Abraham climbed Mount Moriah after trekking 50 or 60 miles in three days with his young son Isaac, he had no idea what God had planned. Abraham only knew to be obedient. “Go and sacrifice him,” God had instructed. Abraham was ready to do as He had told. But God ...

Mission: Kilimanjaro 2018

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Mountaintop experiences in Tanzania Damson Samson has been to the mountaintop. He stood on the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro on Aug. 28, 2016. He was a rare African standing in rarefied air on the rooftop of Africa. Damson descended off the mountain, but he has been back there many times as Climbing...
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Elaine Fallesen

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Elaine Fallesen, with Climbing For Christ missionary Miguel Rubén Guante, delivers a prayer shawl to a widow in Gentilhomme, Haiti. Nationality: American. Occupation: Marketing associate for MVP Health Care. Missions with C4C: Haiti 2008 and 2009; Kilimanjaro 2011; Malawi 2014, and Nep...

Michael Heitland

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Michael Heitland, left, on the summit of Kilimanjaro in 2011. Nationality: American. Occupation: Director of Equipping Saints For Ministry (ES4M). Missions with C4C: Kilimanjaro 2011 & 2013, Morocco 2013, Nigeria 2011, and Nepal 2012 and 2013. How long have you climbed? About 10 years. Type of c...

Trip Report: Kilimanjaro 2013

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Mission: Kilimanjaro 2013 Trip Report: Healing rains fall in Africa By Gary Fallesen President, Climbing For Christ We may have cursed under our breath at the weather conditions on the slopes of Kilimanjaro, but there was no use praying for the rain to stop. We were outnumbered by all of the f...

DISPATCHES: Kilimanjaro (Tuesday, March 26)

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DISPATCHES: Kilimanjaro (Tuesday, March 26) By Gary Fallesen President, Climbing For Christ Michael Heitland and I were in the air again, traveling from Tanzania back to our families in the United States. Joshua Cook was headed for Kenya and then on to South Africa. We all will be back on the s...

DISPATCHES: Kilimanjaro (Monday, March 25)

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DISPATCHES: Kilimanjaro (Monday, March 25) By Gary Fallesen President, Climbing For Christ We shared our appreciation and said our good-byes to the team that trekked Kilimanjaro with us during the traditional tipping ceremony in Moshi. (Guides and porters make more in tips from climbers than th...

DISPATCHES: Kilimanjaro (Sunday, March 24)

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DISPATCHES: Kilimanjaro (Sunday, March 24) By Gary Fallesen President, Climbing For Christ Our team finished our descent off the mountain on Day 7 of the Kilimanjaro trek. We completed a 45-mile (72-kilometer) circuit up the Machame Route and down the Mweka Route. After Joshua Cook and Michael ...

DISPATCHES: Kilimanjaro (Saturday, March 23)

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DISPATCHES: Kilimanjaro (Saturday, March 23) By Gary Fallesen President, Climbing For Christ Joshua Cook and Michael Heitland reached the summit of Kilimanjaro accompanied by guide Saidi and assistant guide Mohamed at 7:20 a.m. in extremely high winds and bitter cold. Joshua and Michael give al...

DISPATCHES: Kilimanjaro (Friday, March 22)

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DISPATCHES: Kilimanjaro (Friday, March 22) By Gary Fallesen President, Climbing For Christ Our old friend Yusuf joined us a Barafu Hut on Day 5 of our Kilimanjaro trek. Barafu is the high camp on the Machame Route at 15,360 feet (4,680 meters). We ascended only 2,105 feet, taking 3 hours to hik...

DISPATCHES: Kilimanjaro (Thursday, March 21)

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DISPATCHES: Kilimanjaro (Thursday, March 21) By Gary Fallesen President, Climbing For Christ Milaji brings hot water to our tents in the morning and offers us a choice of coffee or tea to drink. Milaji is one of 10 porters working on our trek. He has the slightly higher standing job of waiter. ...
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