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Foundation Skate Ministry Gets A New MiniRamp

I just took a trip to the north Chicago suburbs to help Foundation Skate Ministry add a new mini ramp to their facility. Our friend Zac Whitfield runs the skate ministry there. Being right in the middle of three small communities with skate parks Zac is set up to connect with a lot of students, especially because his is the only indoor, air conditioned, and free park in that whole area. Getting some new ramps Read more…

4 Ways to Make Summer Camp Next Level

Summer is here which means it is time for summer camp! Action sports ministries all over the world are hosting camps this summer teaching groms new tricks, diving into Gods word and building relationships and memories that will last a lifetime. Youth Specialties has 4 Ways To Take Your Camp To The Next Level which serve as a great reminder as we launch into this summer camp season: Think with a “there” to “here” mindset. Read more…

Christian Surfers Prep School

Christian Surfers Prep School Christian Surfers is hosting Prep School at Camp Emmanuel in Kill Devil Hills, NC August 15-16th. Prep school is an intensive evangelism and disciple making training designed to help young surfers win their friends to Christ and to grow them in Christ. The cost is $50 per person plus travel and there are only a few spots available! The cost covers all training materials, food, drinks, snacks and lodging! Plus there will Read more…

The Zoo Skate Park in Dubai is Looking for Staff

The Zoo Skate Park in Dubai is Looking for Staff You heard right! Earlier this year JSAW helped build an indoor skate park in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. They are currently looking for staff for The Zoo Skate Park. They are also asking for prayer because without the staff to run the park the ministry cannot continue. Full and part time staff are wanted. They are also looking for skate coaches and kids skate party staff. Read more…

Skateboarding at an Orphanage in Burkina Faso, Africa

We love to see how God moves in the lives of others inspiring them to make a difference, especially when it involves skateboarding and Jesus. Here is an awesome story of just that from Danielle!  In June of 2013, I hopped on a plane and headed across the world to West Africa to meet new friends, with a photography based non-profit, and ignite a totally new passion for living. We went to several orphanages and provided Read more…

SFC Slovenia Grant Report

Grant Report for SFC Slovenia This past winter JSAW provided SFC Slovenia with a grant to empower their leaders in two different regions. They were able to get ski and snowboard wax kits and go on a preseason retreat to pray for the season and brainstorm different ways to reach out to the snowboard community. Hondo Wynn, the leader at SFC Slovenia just sent us a cool story about how God is moving there in Slovenia: Read more…

Skate Camp at Help BoardShop

SkateCamp at Help BoardShop June 16-20 [button link=”https://jsaw.org/signup/” color=”green” size=”small” target=”_self” title=”” gradient_colors=”,” gradient_hover_colors=”,” border_width=”1px” border_color=”” text_color=”” shadow=”yes” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″]Sign Up Online[/button] About Help Boardshop is putting on a skateboard camp for all ages this June from the 16th-20th. We will have multiple professional coaches so no matter what your skill level, you will be able to learn new tricks, get better on your board, make friends and have a fun time! We will Read more…

Getting Seriously Busted

A few years ago I was temporarily renting out an old house from a friend before he gutted and remodeled it. The house was on the lake, right next to the golf course in a fairly ritzy area. Someone had just given me an old mini ramp and I needed a place to store it so I dumped it on the property. Needless to say the old rotten ramp stuck out like a sore thumb Read more…

WakeWellMN

WakeWell MN [button link=”https://jsaw.org/signup/” color=”green” size=”small” target=”_self” title=”” gradient_colors=”,” gradient_hover_colors=”,” border_width=”1px” border_color=”” text_color=”” shadow=”yes” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″]Click Here to Sign Up Online[/button]   About WakeWellMN is JSAW’s wakeboard program that operates June through August. Every Thursday we have groups that go from Help BoardShop in Edina to ride and study God’s word on either Christmas or Lotus Lake. Check out the activities we have going this summer below and download the sign up form or Read more…

A Donation Match for JSAW

JSAW Promo Video from JSAW on Vimeo. A donation match has been made for JSAW! A generous donor has offered to match all donations, of any amount up to $3000, that are made by 9pm Wednesday June 4th. You can donate online here! This could not have come at a better time as JSAW is currently about $6000 short. If $3000 in donations come in between now and the deadline JSAW will be caught up. Read more…

Christian Skaters in the Phillipines

Christian Skaters is working toward launching a new chapter in the Philippines! Toni, one of the International Directors of Christian Skaters said, “We have a large church over there with a large group of skaters. They have has a Bible study going for some time and want to launch Christian Skaters. We are at the very beginning of everything and still have a lot to do before we officially kick it off.” Please be praying Read more…

Serving Skiers & Snowboarders in Montana

Skiers and Snowboarders for Christ (SFC) is all about being the light of Jesus to the snowriding culture. SFC Bozeman recently received a grant from JSAW to host two events serving the shred culture around Bozeman, Montana. Their goal was to go to the riders, build relationships and be an option for others to explore faith. So they offered a free ski and snowboard wax for everyone. While they waxed their gear they had the Read more…