Jesus’ Parables 8

Summer Wake Program Study Jesus’ Parables 8 John 15:1-11 Take a moment and write down 5 words that you would use to describe yourself . Study your list. Are there any words that you would like to add but cannot quite fully commit to identifying yourself with? What do these Read more…

KC Road Trip Recap 2015

Kansas City Road Trip Recap July 27th-August 1st As the campers assembled into the van, the week started with energizer bunny energy and a sugar intake that could not be measured. Every stop along the way out to Kansas City was another adventure and more candy. But, the adventure had Read more…

Jesus’ Parables 7

Summer Wake Program Study Jesus’ Parables 7 Luke 19:11-27 Have you ever wondered what you would be like on a snowboard, skateboard, or wakeboard without fearing injury? Would you have progressed more than you have now? Or would you be incapacitated and living daily in a wheel chair? I think Read more…

Jesus’ Parables 5

Wakeboard Program Summer Study Jesus’ Parables 5 Luke 15:11-32 It is crazy to think about God’s forgiveness. I think about where I have been, what I have done, and the times when I have had the pure attitude of rejection towards God. God’s forgiveness is hard for me to fathom. Read more…

Jesus’ Parables 3

Wakeboard Program Summer Study Jesus’ Parables 3 Matthew 13:24-30 Parable of the Weeds Do you ever wonder why bad things happen to good people? Or vice versa, why good things happen to bad people? I remember when I was younger my mother made me go to bed at 7:30pm. I Read more…

Jesus’ Parables 2

Wakeboard Program Summer Study Jesus’ Parables 2 Luke 8:4-14 Have you ever done something that you look back on and go, “Wow, that was really stupid”? A few winters ago some friends and I were  driving around looking for urban spots to hit. We came across a large parking garage Read more…

Soundset 2015 Recap

Soundset 2015 Recap 05/27/2015 This past Sunday, Help Boardshop and JSAW sent employees Josh Franco and Phil Akins to Soundset. Soundset is an annual hip hop music festival held at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota. “The smell of weed fills the air, Alcohol drains down throats, and copious amounts of Read more…

Jake Tastad Interview

Jake Tastad – Wakeboard Program Leader Interview 1. Tell us about yourself! My name is Jake Tastad. I am a 22-year-old action sports junkie going to Azusa Pacific University for youth ministry. My passion is to see youth in the action sports culture become mature followers of Jesus. 2. How Read more…

2015 Snowboard Season Recap

This past winter shred season was GREAT! We averaged 15 people in Bible study every Thursday, hosted a contest where we were able to serve and share the Gospel with about 100 riders, a service project that fed 516 shredders, and a trip in which 11 students were engaged in discipleship. Every Thursday Read more…