Trip Report

Trip Report: Kilimanjaro 2024

HIStoric start that was years in the making

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This was the first on-the-mountain training of our Kilimanjaro Chapter in Tanzania and the Mulanje Massif Chapter in neighboring Malawi. Our goal is to have every one of the 160 or so guides and porters in our chapters trek, be taught, and do outreach on their respective mountains before the end of the year. Unexpected results saw 57 people guided to Jesus.

Trip Report: Peru 2023

A day in the life of Mission: Peru

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Uncertainty. Unwellness. Unreal weather. Unexpected obstacles. Another day in the life of a mission trip. Welcome to Mission: Peru 2013, conducted in the Cordillera Blanca in November.

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.

Trip Report: Kilimanjaro 2022

Faith in action moving mountains

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Kilimanjaro will always have a special place in our hearts because this is where, in 1998, God birthed the idea of His ministry, Climbing For Christ. This time (our 14th expedition to Tanzania) was particularly satisfying. Even though our team was stormed off the mountain for the first time in nine treks up the 19,341-foot (5,895-meter) peak, we were blessed to interact more than ever with the guides and porters working with us.

Trip Report: Nepal 2021

‘Don’t be afraid. Just have faith’

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Mission: Nepal 2021 was long, hard, full of obstacles – and very fruitful. Jesus promises us if we remain in Him, He will remain in us, and through this abiding “we will produce much fruit.” We just needed to have faith.

Trip Report: Tanzania 2021

Sharing God’s love story on Mission: Kilimanjaro

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“It was exhilarating to be able to GO again after being grounded from international travel for almost a year,” Climbing For Christ's Elaine Fallesen observed after Mission: Kilimanjaro 2021 was carried out from June 22 to July 8. DMD training with guides, porters, and their wives; delivering COVID-19 relief; climbing Mount Meru, and much more.

Trip Report: Malawi 2020

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Calm before coronavirus By Gary Fallesen Founding president, Climbing For Christ Our celebration with more than 450 widows on March 20 would not have been permitted three days later, when Malawi’s president declared a coronavirus national disaster. The specter of coronavirus hung over...

Trip Report: Kilimanjaro 2019

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Dauson Chonjo, second from right, among guides and porters answering questions asked by Damson Samson, left. (Photo by Elaine Fallesen) ‘I have something to do on the mountain’ By Gary Fallesen, founding president, Climbing For Christ Dauson Chonjo was there for the start of Climbin...

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...

Trip Report: Indonesia 2019

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Sulawesi jungles: lush, green, and shrouded in darkness. But God dwells even in the darkness, we are told in 1 Kings 8:12. (Photo by Gary Fallesen) Fear God, nothing less An invitation to GO on Mission: Indonesia 2020 By Gary Fallesen, founding president, Climbing For Christ Our brother wa...
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