Volunteer Spotlight – Mitch Hegland

Volunteer Spotlight – Mitch Hegland Tell us a little about yourself: I am lifelong educator, currently serving as an elementary school associate principal in Eden Prairie. I have an amazing family. My wife Lois serves on the JSAW board, my daughter Abby is married to Jake who used towork for Read more…

Snow Season Kickoff + Cocoa & Wax

Snow Season Kickoff + Cocoa & Wax This past week Andrew and I (Jonny) launched fully into snow season. Each week we are out riding with guys, building relationships and looking for opportunities to share Christ. This season Andrew will be riding Tuesdays at Elm Creek, Thursday’s at Hyland and Read more…

MN Spring Ride Recap

  MN Spring Ride Recap 06/10/2015 On June 6, 2015 JSAW took a trip up to Brainerd, Minnesota to serve the wakeboard community at the annual Minnesota Spring Ride contest. This contest attracts local and pro riders from all over Minnesota to compete for straight cash. It also is a Read more…

Leadership in an Action Sports Ministry

Leadership in an Action Sports Ministry Action sport enthusiasts don’t typically have leaders; they have idols.  In sports like skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding, and wakeboarding everyone is an individual and there is very little “team” attitude.  In place of leaders, riders typically look to professional athletes for influence, direction, and lifestyle Read more…

Serving Others

Jesus is teaching at the Mount of Olives just before being betrayed by Judas. He is talking about when he returns as King to judge the world separating the righteous from the unrighteous on his right and left. We pick up the story in Matthew 25:34-46 where Jesus says… Then Read more…