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The First Ever Unified Prayer Effort for the Shred World

Within our small but global network of snowboarders and skiers for Christ, there is a heart of grace and love for our dark and broken culture. We can each only do so much, BUT the good news is that we

The First Ever Unified Prayer Effort for the Shred World
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International Director, Josh Stock – How was your sabbatical anyway?

Sabbatical Goals Before starting my sabbatical, I was asked what my master plan was going to be for the sabbatical. I responded that I had no idea what a sabbatical was, but I wanted to 1.) spend more time with

International Director, Josh Stock – How was your sabbatical anyway?
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State of Action Sports Ministry by Brett Davis

Brett Davis is a legend. In 1977, he and some other little teenage surf groms in Australia began calling themselves “Christian Surfers.” They wrestled with the concept of giving the idol of surfing back over to Jesus and letting Him

State of Action Sports Ministry by Brett Davis
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Tyler Liebl Memorial T-Shirt

          Tyler Liebl was a grom at one of our SFC/Snowflex camps a few years ago. He recently died of a brain aneurism at 16 years old.           His quote on this

Tyler Liebl Memorial T-Shirt
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Weekly Winter Word #24

John 20:30 – 21:25 ______________________ In Conclusion: 20:30-31  Purpose of the Book 21:1-25  Epilogue: Jesus Appears to Seven Disciples ______________________ The Beginning of the End: There are a few really useful nuggets 24cialisitalia.com that we need to scope-out in this

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Weekly Winter Word #23

John 20:1-29 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-10: The Resurrection 11-18: Jesus Appears to Mary Magdalene 19-23: Jesus Appears to His Disciples 24-29: Jesus Appears to Thomas ______________________ He’s Back: So Jesus is dead . . . now what?! Is this

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Weekly Winter Word #22

John 19:1-42 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-16: Jesus Sentenced to Death 17-27: The Crucifixion 28-37: The Death of Jesus 38-42: The Burial of Jesus ______________________ The Cross: This chapter lays out Jesus’s gruesome death. During those times, crucifixion was the

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Weekly Winter Word #21

John 18:1-40 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-11: Jesus is Betrayed and Arrested 12-14: Annas Questions Jesus 15-18: Peter’s First Denial 19-24: The High Priest Questions Jesus 25-27: Peter’s Second and Third Denial 28-40: Jesus’ Trial Before Pilate ______________________ Jesus Got

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Weekly Winter Word #20

John 17:1-26 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-26: The Prayer of Jesus ______________________ Jesus, the Ultimate Team Pray-er: Here’s a nugget for you: Praying is the most powerful action that any believer can engage in. It is powerful, because when someone

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In Memory of David Smith

A huge thank you goes out to all those that donated to SFC in memory of our dear friend, Dave Smith, who passed away in February. We are very thankful for him and his wife, Kathi, who have supported SFC from

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Weekly Winter Word #19

John 16:16-33 ______________________ In this half-Chapter: 16-33: Sadness Will Be Turned to Joy ______________________ Holy Spirit’s Joy and Peace: There are certain things in life that only followers of Jesus will be able to experience. No unbeliever will ever be

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Weekly Winter Word #18

John 16:1-15 ______________________ In this half-Chapter: 1-4: The World’s Hatred Continued 5-15: The Work of the Holy Spirit ______________________ World Hates Jesus & Holy Spirit’s Job: Jesus continues to prepare His disciples for the time when He will no longer

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Weekly Winter Word #17

John 15:1-27 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-17: Jesus, the True Vine 18-27: The World’s Hatred ______________________ The Vine Parable: Jesus lays out another key principle to being one of His disciples. Remember, at this point, He is teaching them all

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Weekly Winter Word #16

John 14:1-31 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-14: Jesus, The Way to the Father 15-31: Jesus Promises the Holy Spirit ______________________ Jesus is The Way: Jesus is now in His last week or so of life on earth. In chapter 12

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Weekly Winter Word #15

John 13:1-38 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-17: Jesus washes His Disciples Feet 18-30: Jesus Predicts His Betrayal 31-38: Jesus Predicts Peter’s Denial ______________________ Jesus Lives the Example: There comes a time when “faith” has to be put into practice. Believing

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Weekly Winter Word #14

John 12:37-50 ______________________ In this half-Chapter: 37-50: The Unbelief of the People ______________________ Reflecting on Jesus’s Miracles: By this point, Jesus has done some pretty gnarly, supernatural things. He has turned water into wine, gave sight to a man born

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Weekly Winter Word #13

John 12:1-37 ______________________ In this half-Chapter: 1-11: Jesus Anointed at Bethany 12-19: The Triumphal Entry 20-36: Jesus Predicts His Death ______________________ For God’s Sake: As the Son of God, Jesus did all things with the main purpose of bringing honor

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Weekly Winter Word #12

John 11:1-57 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-37: The Death of Lazarus 38-44: Jesus Raises Lazarus From the Dead 45-57: The Plot to Kill Jesus ______________________ Dead Man Walks out of Grave! Two sisters, Mary and Martha, are part of a

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Weekly Winter Word #11

John 10:1-42 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-21: The Good Shepherd and His Sheep 22-42: Jesus Claims to be the Son of God ______________________ Storytime with the Son of God: Jesus likes to use stories and cultural illustrations to connect His

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Weekly Winter Word #10

John 9:1-41 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-34: Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind 35-41: Spiritual Blindness ______________________ Giving Sight to the Blind: Like we have seen before, Jesus always finds a way to use what is going on around Him

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Weekly Winter Word #9

John 8:1-59 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-11: A Woman Caught in Adultery 12-20: Jesus, the Light of the World 21-30: The Unbelieving People Warned 31-59: Living Water ______________________ JUDGE NOT: Jesus is at it again with the religious leaders. These

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Weekly Winter Word #8

John 7:1-53 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-9: Jesus and his Bros 10-24: Jesus teaches at the Temple 25-36: Is Jesus the One? 37-39: Living Water 40-53: Unbelief ______________________ Opinions begin to form of Jesus the Radical: In this chapter we

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Weekly Winter Word #7

John 6:1-47  ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-15: Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand 16-21: Jesus Walks on Water 22-59: Jesus, the Bread of Life 60-70: Many Followers Desert Jesus    ______________________ Jesus Rollin’ Deep: By this time Jesus has quite the

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Weekly Winter Word #6

John 5:1-47 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-15: Jesus Heals the Crippled Dude 16-30: Jesus Claims to be the Son of God 31-47: Backing-up Jesus’s Claims    ______________________ Jesus Performs and Proclaims: This chapter starts off with another one of Jesus’

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Weekly Winter Word Introduction

A “Late-in-the-Game” Introduction to the Gospel of John Oops! Better Late than Never: DISCLAIMER: We forgot to give you this INTRODUCTION TO JOHN before we started this study 6 weeks ago, so here’s the deal. This is a SECOND CHANCE

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Weekly Winter Word #5

John 4:1-54 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-38: Jesus and the Woman From Samaria 39-42: Many People From Samaria Believe 43-54: Jesus Heals an Official’s Son    ______________________ Jesus Works: Okay, so in the last chapter, Jesus has laid out his

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Weekly Winter Word #4

John 3:1-36 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-21: Jesus Talks With Nicodemus 22-36: John the Baptist Exalts Jesus ______________________ Jesus wants our REALationship NOT our religion: This chapter starts off with a dude named Nicodemus asking Jesus a couple of questions.

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Weekly Winter Word #3

John 2:1-25 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-12: The Wedding at Cana: Jesus’ First Miracle 13-25: Jesus Clears the Temple ______________________ Jesus DOES to backup what He says: Now that Jesus has his new followers (his homies) with him, it’s time

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Weekly Winter Word #2

John 1:35-51  ______________________ In this Chapter: 35-51: The First Disciples   ______________________ Jesus picks the Dream Team: In these last verses of chapter one we see Jesus cruising around, inviting dudes to join Him for the next few years of His

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Weekly Winter Word #1

John 1:1-34 ______________________ In this Chapter: 1-18: Jesus, the Eternal Word 19-28: The Ministry of John the Baptist 29-34: Jesus, the Lamb of God _________________________ Worrrrrd up: This chapter starts off with a bold statement about who Jesus is. John

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The WEEKLY WINTER WORD starts this week!

Our 25-week study through the book of John starts this week. There are a lot of cool themes that run through the book of John like Jesus’s many I AM statements, John’s unique eyewitness account and the theme we’ll be

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Serious Fun Video Magazine Vol.3 – NOW FREE ONLINE!

It’s official. SERIOUS FUN Video Magazine Vol.3 is now available to stream online, joining our other five free, online films. Use these family-friendly shred films as another excuse to get together with your friends (and enemies), and capitalize on the pre-winter hype

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Weekly Winter Word 25

Peace of a Chair Ride. Highlighted SFC Value:  B.R.I.D.G.E. “Engaging” – Like Jesus, we intentionally meet all people (Christian and non-Christian) where they are, both physically and spiritually. Matthew 28:19-20 Applicable SFC Brah-verb:  Brahverb #12 Know the culture you are ministering to. Learn the

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Weekly Winter Word 24

Jesus is the ONLY Way Highlighted SFC Value:  B.R.I.D.G.E. “Gospel” – The most important thing in our lives is the Good News; we readily share that message of hope in our words and deeds. John 8:12 Applicable SFC Brah-verb:   Brahverb #26 “There are many

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Weekly Winter Word 23

Friends or Sell-outs? Highlighted SFC Value:  B.R.I.D.G.E. “Believing” – Our faith is grounded in biblical truth. We, as the body of Christ, pursue a lifestyle of prayer and worship. Psalm 119:105 Applicable SFC Brah-verb:   Brahverb #15 “Should I send it?” “I don’t know, the

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Weekly Winter Word 22

Be a Neighbor Lover Highlighted SFC Value:  B.R.I.D.G.E. “Engaging” – Like Jesus, we intentionally meet all people (Christian and non-Christian) where they are, both physically and spiritually. Matthew 28:19-20 Applicable SFC Brah-verb:   Brahverb #28 “Be a neighbor-lover bro…” It’s not about ‘who’ your neighbor

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Weekly Winter Word 21

Ark! Who goes there? Highlighted SFC Value:  B.R.I.D.G.E. “DOING” – We selflessly demonstrate our love for Jesus by putting others ahead of ourselves and serving one another, the local communities we live in, and the entire snowriding culture. Matthew 5:16 Applicable SFC

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Weekly Winter Word 20

Afraid to Crash Highlighted SFC Value:  B.R.I.D.G.E “Gospel” – The most important thing in our lives is the Good News; we readily share that message of hope in our words and deeds. John 8:12 Applicable SFC Brah-verb:  Brahverb #13 JESUS is worth

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Weekly Winter Word 19

Mountaintops prepare us for valleys Highlighted SFC Value: B.R.I.D.G.E “Believing” – Our faith is grounded in Biblical truth. We, as the body of Christ, pursue a lifestyle of prayer and worship. Psalm 119:105 Throughout the Bible, God is continually exhorting his people

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Weekly Winter Word 18

Faith vs. Works Highlighted SFC Value:  B.R.I.D.G.E. “Doing” – We selflessly demonstrate our love for Jesus by putting others ahead of ourselves and serving one another, the local communities we live in, and the entire snowriding culture. Matthew 5:16  Applicable SFC Brah-verb:   Brahverb #27

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Weekly Winter Word 17

Sow What? Highlighted SFC Value:  B.R.I.D.G.E. “Relationships” – We intentionally build up our community, connecting people to the global network of Christian riders and the body of Christ. Romans 13:8 Applicable SFC Brah-verb:   Brahverb #19 Jesus’ job is change; ours is love. Love unconditionally.

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Weekly Winter Word 16

Identity Crisis Averted Highlighted SFC Value:  B.R.I.D.G.E. “Identity” – Like Jesus, we intentionally meet all people (Christian and non-Christian) where they are, both physically and spiritually. Matthew 28:19-20 How we come to understand ourselves is a very confusing and often-times difficult process especially

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Weekly Winter Word 15

Name Dropping…for Jesus! Highlighted SFC Value:  B.R.I.D.G.E. “Engaging” – Like Jesus, we intentionally meet all people (Christian and non-Christian) where they are, both physically and spiritually. Matthew 28:19-20 Applicable SFC Brah-verb:   Brahverb #20 Name dropping? More like,“lame dropping.” If we are finding

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Weekly Winter Word 14

Fruit from MeTree or HeTree? Highlighted SFC Value:  B.R.I.D.G.E. “Believing” – Our faith is grounded in biblical truth. We, as the body of Christ, pursue a lifestyle of prayer and worship. Psalm 119:105 Applicable SFC Brah-verb:   Brahverb #14 No-Shotgun-Lifestyle. “Shotgun!” “Hey, Jonny,

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Weekly Winter Word 13

What is the gospel? Applicable SFC Value: B.R.I.D.G.E. “Gospel” – the most important thing in our lives is the Good News; we readily share that message of hope in our words and deeds. John 8:12 Applicable SFC Brah-verb:  BRAH-verb #24 “The

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Weekly Winter Word 12

Give the Church a Chance Highlighted SFC Value:  B.R.I.D.G.E. “Relationships” – We intentionally build up our community, connecting people to the global network of Christian riders and the body of Christ. Romans 13:8 Applicable SFC Brah-verb:   Brahverb #3 If you’re not plugged into a local

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Weekly Winter Word 11

Dream Team or Lone Ranger? Highlighted SFC Value:  B.R.I.D.G.E. “Doing” – We selflessly demonstrate our love for Jesus by putting others ahead of ourselves and serving one another, the local communities we live in, and the entire snowriding culture. Matthew 5:16 Applicable SFC Brah-verb: 

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Weekly Winter Word 10

We’re electric! Highlighted SFC Value:  B.R.I.D.G.E. “Identity” – We enjoy living in the laid-back, recreation-focused culture, but we recognize the culture’s identity crisis. While we relate with the culture, we remain obedient to God’s Word and find our eternal identity in Him. 1 Peter

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Weekly Winter Word 9

Jesus Spurs Change Highlighted SFC Value:  B.R.I.D.G.E. “Gospel” – The most important thing in our lives is the Good News; we readily share that message of hope in our words and deeds. John 8:12 Applicable SFC Brah-verb:   Brahverb #19 Jesus’ job is change; ours

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Weekly Winter Word 8

Love and Truth Highlighted SFC Value: B.R.I.D.G.E “Engaging” – Like Jesus, we intentionally meet all people (Christian and non-Christian) where they are, both physically and spiritually. Matthew 28:19-20 Applicable SFC Brah-verb: Brahverb #10 “Never forsake the gospel for the sake of the relationship…”