COME & SKATE IT COMPETITION: SATURDAY, SEPT. 1 – 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

COME & SKATE IT COMPETITION: SATURDAY, SEPT. 1 – 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

It’s been awhile since I’ve been to College Station…matter of fact it’s been 6 months, how time flies. The GHSP is a sweet park and there are some rippin skaters there.  I suggest you sign up and roll up to College Station Sept 1st. 

Ready to put your skateboarding skills to the test? The Come & Skate It competition will be Saturday, Sept. 1 at G. Hysmith Skate Park, located at 1520 Rock Prairie Road. The competition is set for 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and will feature age 15-and-under and 16-and-over age divisions. Prizes will be awarded in each category, and participates will receive a shirt, goodie bag and wristband. All participants are required to wear helmets.

MAIN EVENT ($10 for all 3): Lord of the Lines, Best Trick- 4 Stair Selection & Best Trick- 8 Stair/Rail/Bank Selection

SIDE EVENTS ($5 each): Doubles- Big Bowl, Jam Session- Pool & Highest Ollie

Attendees can also enjoy watching exhibition riders, playing video games provided by Clockwork Games & Events, shopping and eating at vendor booths. The event is sponsored by PepsiCo, C-Ment Skate Shop, 101.9 The Beat, Rock 103.9, HEB and Clockwork Games & Events.

Open your home to others

Below is part of the daily devotional I read today. As I thought about how as a country we have built these huge cities and houses. It seems to me it is very easy to get lost in your own little world today I can tell you I’ve been guilty at times. My prayer today is not to be ashamed or scared to open the doors to my house who knows it might be an angel.

Friend, hospitality is becoming a lost art. Our homes today have become a hiding place instead of a sharing place. Yet thousands of people have been launched on the road to salvation when they were invited into a Christian home and saw faith in action. Open your home today, and who knows, you might entertain an angel

Genesis 18:1-19
New International Version (NIV)

18 The Lord appeared to Abraham near the great trees of Mamre while he was sitting at the entrance to his tent in the heat of the day. 2 Abraham looked up and saw three men standing nearby. When he saw them, he hurried from the entrance of his tent to meet them and bowed low to the ground.

3 He said, “If I have found favor in your eyes, my lord,[a] do not pass your servant by. 4 Let a little water be brought, and then you may all wash your feet and rest under this tree. 5 Let me get you something to eat, so you can be refreshed and then go on your way—now that you have come to your servant.”

“Very well,” they answered, “do as you say.”

6 So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah. “Quick,” he said, “get three seahs[b] of the finest flour and knead it and bake some bread.”

7 Then he ran to the herd and selected a choice, tender calf and gave it to a servant, who hurried to prepare it. 8 He then brought some curds and milk and the calf that had been prepared, and set these before them. While they ate, he stood near them under a tree.

9 “Where is your wife Sarah?” they asked him.

“There, in the tent, ” he said.

10 Then one of them said, “I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife will have a son.”

Now Sarah was listening at the entrance to the tent, which was behind him. 11 Abraham and Sarah were already very old, and Sarah was past the age of childbearing. 12 So Sarah laughed to herself as she thought, “After I am worn out and my lord is old, will I now have this pleasure?”

13 Then the Lord said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh and say, ‘Will I really have a child, now that I am old?’ 14 Is anything too hard for the Lord? I will return to you at the appointed time next year, and Sarah will have a son.”

15 Sarah was afraid, so she lied and said, “I did not laugh.”

But he said, “Yes, you did laugh.”

Abraham Pleads for Sodom

16 When the men got up to leave, they looked down toward Sodom, and Abraham walked along with them to see them on their way. 17 Then the Lord said, “Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do? 18 Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation, and all nations on earth will be blessed through him.[c] 19 For I have chosen him , so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just, so that the Lord will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him.”

Greenspoint skate park update

Houston Chronicle article on the Greens point skatepark.

It’s been awhile summer vacation and a summer cold have kept me busy or just out. A couple of months ago a few of us paid a visit to the city council to ask why the greens point skate park and park without limits has not been built. We have heard that things are now moving along and only time will tell. I suggest we all call or write the council and kindly ask for them to push (pun intended) this project forward. The tax money is in the bank and the hold up seems to be the funds to have the park supervised…really! Well I’ll leave it at that and ask everyone to pray for our government to use the funds we have given in a way that will improve the community.

contact the city council