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Brody skating Maui and sharing a new opportunity in Asia #LiveOneLove

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Brody skating Maui and sharing a new opportunity in Asia #LiveOneLove

#DiscipleCycles Saturday as Sam P. teaches Brody about surf etiquette

#DiscipleCycles Saturday as Sam P. teaches Brody about surf etiquette

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Brody showing 2 year old Silas a proper ollie close to the new skatepark that opens soon.

Brody showing 2 year old Silas a proper ollie close to the new skatepark that opens soon.

Thanks all who have helped Brody make it to Maui to learn and grow with YWAM! Fun to see him #EnjoyThe Ride with some of the Maui 1L crew on the weekends!

Thanks all who have helped Brody make it to Maui to learn and grow with YWAM! Fun to see him #EnjoyThe Ride with some of the Maui 1L crew on the weekends!

Here’s a throwback picture from 2016 when Brody helped start and lead #OneLoveSkate at Hope Community Church in Shelby, NC. Even though he’s in Maui now, 18 students still came to skate at Hope Community Church a couple weeks ago. Thankful to be “shoulder to shoulder with soldiers for the Kingdom” who live One Love.

Here’s a throwback picture from 2016 when Brody helped start and lead #OneLoveSkate at Hope Community Church in Shelby, NC. Even though he’s in Maui now, 18 students still came to skate at Hope Community Church a couple weeks ago. Thankful to be “shoulder to shoulder with soldiers for the Kingdom” who live One Love.

Brody has been on Maui for a month with YWAM Maui! He's growing and serving in amazing ways, and he wants to tell you about a new opportunity.
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Brody is fully funded for the lecture phase of YWAM (1st half of his mission), but he needs your help raising the rest of the money to make it to Asia. Please pray for Brody, and consider partnering by donating on HopeShelby.org "Missions." Don't forget to email matt@hopeshelby.org to be sure funds help Brody get to Asia. Please share with anyone who may be interested in partnering with Brody, and feel free to reach out if we can help answer any questions you may have. Thanks for joining Brody on his mission! #YWAMMaui #HopeCommunityChurch #LiveOneLove

Please connect with us if we can help you answer any questions you may have. Thanks for considering partnering with Brody to help him share the One Love in Asia!

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Win a free Black & Gold 1L shirt. Tag @oneloveskate on #instagram #LiveOneLove

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Win a free Black & Gold 1L shirt. Tag @oneloveskate on #instagram #LiveOneLove

Tag @oneloveskate in most compelling 1L sighting on Instagram to win Black & Gold #OneLoveSkate shirt.

"There's more to see than what we see at sea."#SeekTheMostHigh #LiveOneLove

"Life is worth more than gold."#LiveOneLove

"God showed His Love among us... 1 John 4:9."#LiveOneLove

"God sent His One and only Son that we might live through Him." #1JFour9 #LiveOneLove

"We desire to have #oneloveskate life groups at every skatepark in the world."#LiveOneLove #OneLoveToTheNations

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"Commit To One" - A Blunt Lesson #OneLoveSkate

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"Commit To One" - A Blunt Lesson #OneLoveSkate

Stoked to see this inspirational moment of Mark fully committed to his blunt in Fort Collins, Colorado last Wednesday.

Stoked to see this inspirational moment of Mark fully committed to his blunt in Fort Collins, Colorado last Wednesday.

      Several inches of snow dumped out of the sky last night… the power is out, many roads are closed off, and the integrity of many roofs here in Laramie, Wyoming are being tested under the weight of sticky snowflakes. Something about being in a brand-new place is like medicine to kill complacency, but I can still be forgetful, and I appreciate solid community that helps me make life-giving decisions. 

      Yesterday, one of the first #OneLoveSkate Reps, Auburn, and I had a great time snowboarding, but on the way home as I reached for my phone passing a 70mph speed limit sign, I had a wake up call. On a long, country road in Wyoming, Auburn encouraged me to focus only on driving. He said, "Josh, if you swerve off the road on a day like today, you're not going to get back on... Cell phones don't work out here, and this is the type of weather that people freeze to death in." Wow. Sobering thought. This insight helped me leave my cell phone alone so I could be fully committed to driving. 

Auburn airing the hip on the #OneLoveSkate Fade deck. Such a fun bro session sharing the stoke and learning to "  commit to oooone  ." 

Auburn airing the hip on the #OneLoveSkate Fade deck.
Such a fun bro session sharing the stoke and learning to "commit to oooone." 

      Auburn's blunt comment was refreshing. He was looking out for me, but as a passenger in the car, his desire for me to be fully committed to the one task of driving was also beneficial to him. The day before in Colorado, Auburn and I went to a skatepark with another original 1L rep, Mark. The time with Mark led to a nugget of wisdom not only for skaters but for all who desire to acquire any new skill. During the skate session with Mark and Auburn, a thought formed that has already become a mantra: "Commit to One." This mantra can help each of us see life-changing progression that benefits not only us as individuals but the entire communities where we are living.

     Because "Commit to One," is so helpful in every aspect of life, we want to share three ways each of us can execute this memorable mantra. Try one, and let us know how it goes by connecting with us through oneloveskate.org

 Ways You Can "Commit To One"
1.) Try A Blunt Slide (For Skaters & More)

     Mark & Auburn are the two 1L reps we talk about in the 1L Discipleship Curriculum who worked at Keo skatepark in Maui for a year. They were a positive presence in the skate community at Keo skatepark by leading a life group, giving away 1L products, and building relationships. Their work is still seen today on Maui even though Auburn is now married and living in Wyoming while Mark is engaged and living in Colorado. Though both men are busy, we made time to get together Tuesday for a fun bro session at a small skatepark in Fort Collins, Colorado. Mark learned how to do a blunt on a steep little quarter pipe, and his advice might help you land a blunt slide as well.

Mark, one of the first 1L Reps in Maui, showing us how to "commit to one" with a poppy blunt.

Mark, one of the first 1L Reps in Maui, showing us how to "commit to one" with a poppy blunt.

      Mark said that what helped him learn was committing to one and being willing to slam. He said it took being all-in to learn what he was trying to accomplish. Once he completely went for it he learned to do what needed to be done, and he started landing blunts with different variations.

     Whether in marriage, careers, or skateboarding, backup plans can mess us up. Often, making a backup plan means we start investing time, money, and energy for a "plan b" because we think the grass might be greener somewhere else. Unfortunately, that wasted time and energy strips us of the ability to water the grass of our current situation, and we can fail to accomplish our desires. 

     Mark is not just a leader when he is skateboarding... From students watching his life at the pizza place where we hung out after skating, to the positive influence he is on his his peers, Mark's commitment creates a ripple effect way bigger than he realizes. Like Mark, each of us influence the atmosphere of our communities with every deed we do. Whether on a skateboard or in other aspects of life, may others be encouraged when they witness our commitment levels.

Blunt Kickflip for new oneloveskate.org blog #OneLoveSkate

Stoked Derrick Unrein. New "Commit to One" blog on oneloveskate.org #OneLoveSkate

Posted by One Love Skate on Friday, March 16, 2018
Last weekend, we worked with Surfing the Nations and Paia Youth & Cultural Center to have 1L Convos in Paia, Maui. Through this event and One Love interviews, we gave away several skateboards, shirts, and stickers to share the 1L. #LiveOneLove

Last weekend, we worked with Surfing the Nations and Paia Youth & Cultural Center to have 1L Convos in Paia, Maui. Through this event and One Love interviews, we gave away several skateboards, shirts, and stickers to share the 1L. #LiveOneLove

Ways You Can "Commit To One"
2.) Have a 1L Convo

Last Saturday, we had another great #OneLoveSkate event in Paia, Maui. During that event we had a team of young adults from Surfing the Nations who met us on the beach in Paia to do One Love interviews. In addition, last weekend we gave away 7 One Love Skate decks, shirts, and some stickers to help skaters experience God's One Love discovered in 1 John 4:9. As we prepped our team of about 20 young adults from all around the world we said:

"It's easy to remember... since we're called "one love," today let's remember to "love one." Let's each meet one person in the next hour and learn their names and learn what they honestly believe about the two 1L questions. Let God lead you... maybe you'll get to pray with people today, but the win is getting honest answers from one person about 1) What is one love to you? and 2) Who is Jesus to you? Please log your answers on our website after your conversation so we can discover what more people believe. "

      Will you commit to one 1L conversation? Maybe having a 1L conversation is what it will take to get you out of your comfort zone and see a relational breakthrough in other aspects of your life. Walking up to someone you don't know can be intimidating, but you might make their day by helping him or her share something he or she has been wanting to share.

     Be creative. Maybe buy a coffee for the person behind you in line, and ask them if you can interview them with these two 1L questions. We sincerely believe these questions can radically transform someone's life and eternity, and we would love to hear how your conversations are going.

     Think of how much different our world could be if we all lived in the light of our beliefs about "one love." Don't feel pressure to change anyone's opinion. Simply listen and learn, and share with us what was said so we can gather more research about the spiritual beliefs of those around us. 

Ways You Can "Commit To One"

3.) Do Something That Will Snowball

Like many things in life,  this snowman started with "one tiny snowball" and grew to be something bigger than us. Stoked by this 1L Vision, and we had a ridiculously fun time meeting Auburn's neighbor as well... "COMMITtoWWUUUNNN."

Like many things in life,  this snowman started with "one tiny snowball" and grew to be something bigger than us.
Stoked by this 1L Vision, and we had a ridiculously fun time meeting Auburn's neighbor as well... "COMMITtoWWUUUNNN."

      Last night as the snow started falling outside of Auburn's apartment, I could not resist the urge to start packing a snow man. I knew something would be extremely satisfying for me if I could make snowman eyes out of our "arrow-up" "arrow-down" 1L logo. At first I tried huge shovels of snow to make the base... Unfortunately the huge clumps broke apart when I stacked them on top of each other.

      I was amazed to realize that big shovels full of snow were not as effective as starting with a tightly packed ball of snow and rolling it to make it bigger. The counterintuitive task of starting with a small snowball led to a snowman much bigger than us. When Auburn's neighbor, Bob, walked outside with no shirt and accepted our invitation to jump in a picture, my child-like joy in simply building a snowman reached a sporadic ectasy as my expectations for the evening were far exceeded.

     Regardless of the climate we are in, we are all making choices that snowball. Life tends to snowball both for good and bad. Written thousands of years ago, according to Solomon "Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out" (Proverbs 17:14). According to Solomon, conflict will snowball... we all have an angsty argument ready to snowball in to broken relationships if we're not careful... Nevertheless, positive choices snowball as well.

     Maybe you have friends that eat better than you, and when you spend time with them you tend to eat better too. We all can think of teachers who have a passion for their craft that inspires passion in their students. Just as Auburn helped me keep my eyes on the road yesterday, we all have blindspots that can be covered when we choose to put ourselves shoulder-to-shoulder in solid community. 

      Today, during my time downloading God's Word, I was encouraged that: Relationships are the most difficult & most important part of life. We all hurt others and get hurt, but "by steadfast love & faithfulness iniquity is atoned for" (Proverbs 16:6). In Jesus' steadfast love, we can receive & give #RealLove#LiveOneLove #SeekTheMostHigh

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     Jesus said in Luke 10:42, "One thing is necessary. Mary has chosen the good portion, which will not be taken away from her." That ONE thing. Mary's one thing was her relationship with Jesus. Like Mary, I want the One Love of Jesus to be my One Thing I pursue. Jesus' eternal love empowers us to love God and love others better than any amount of earthly time, talents, and treasures every could. I am a work in progress, but for me the main snowball I pray and work to keep in the center of my life is my relationship with Jesus. 

“Sow a thought and you reap an action; sow an action and you reap a habit; sow a habit and you reap a character; sow a character and you reap a destiny.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

     I like the t-shirt that says: "Procrastinators unite... tomorrow." Lol. It's funny, but unfortunately it's true. Complacency kills our dreams and robs the world of creativity.  So often, life is "now or never." Go for that one thing. You know what it is. Or you know who it is. Life is a vapor, and it's worth the work to start packing some snowballs of love and life to see the world around us experience new love and life.

What does it look like for you to commit to one? 

What's the one thing that you can try that could radically change the direction of your life? 

Stoked meeting new friends in Wyoming who want to "know the love" & "be the love" w/ One Love Skate. #Sightings

Stoked meeting new friends in Wyoming who want to "know the love" & "be the love" w/ One Love Skate. #Sightings

"Storms will surely come, but true love is a choice you must make."
-Thrice

      Please stay in touch and let us know what's new in your life, friends.

     When we go all in, others notice; and they enjoy the life-giving community that comes from our commitment. However, for this to happen, we need to try a blunt-slide, have a one love conversation, or do something else that will snowball. We hope you are encouraged to "COMMIT TO ONE" in at least one of these three ways aforementioned. Like the sticky snowflakes that can make snowmen or collapse roofs with their weight, we are better together when we spur one another on to #LiveOneLove.

Please act now so you will start to see a difference in your life tomorrow. 

Commit to one! #LiveOneLove

In the One Love of the Most High (1 John 4:9),
Joshua Marburger
1L Disciple

One Love Skate is an international evangelism and discipleship ministry dedicated to being a positive presence in communities all around the world by resourcing & equipping 1L Reps to #LiveOneLove.    Connect with us on oneloveskate.org to find out more.

One Love Skate is an international evangelism and discipleship ministry dedicated to being a positive presence in communities all around the world by resourcing & equipping 1L Reps to #LiveOneLove. 

Connect with us on oneloveskate.org to find out more.

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Groundbreaking #OneLoveSkate action | New Skatepark Coming Soon in Pukalani, Maui

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Groundbreaking #OneLoveSkate action | New Skatepark Coming Soon in Pukalani, Maui

#OneLoveSkate was able to be a part of this fun day of groundbreaking last week in Pukalani.  We gave Principal Amy of Pukalani Elementary a 1L Deck, and we let her know One Love Skate wants to help be a positive presence in the skate community.  To stay kosher with the Department of Education, we put a "What is One Love?" sticker over "1 John 4:9" on the 1L Deck, but we love the reminder that "One Love is always there even when you can't see it."

#OneLoveSkate was able to be a part of this fun day of groundbreaking last week in Pukalani.

We gave Principal Amy of Pukalani Elementary a 1L Deck, and we let her know One Love Skate wants to help be a positive presence in the skate community.

To stay kosher with the Department of Education, we put a "What is One Love?" sticker over "1 John 4:9" on the 1L Deck, but we love the reminder that "One Love is always there even when you can't see it."

1L Fam,
     So stoked last week to have had the privilege of being part of a "Groundbreaking" for the new Upcountry Skatepark.

"Sometimes God gives us glimpses of His favor upon this movement.  When 1L moved to NC to focus on solidifying the organization, He had skate ramps waiting for us in a church’s boiler room.  When 1L moved back to HI, God divinely orchestrated our being back with the long-awaited groundbreaking for the Upcountry Skatepark. We had been to several meetings back in 2015, and we’re stoked that this park is finally in the works! With our goal to cultivate community, it’s neat that the community we live in is cultivating a skatepark."
- Nicole Marburger, 1L Missionary
April 2015 - One of several Pukalani meetings for the new skatepark. Thanks all who worked #ShoulderToShoulder to help this happen!

April 2015 - One of several Pukalani meetings for the new skatepark. Thanks all who worked #ShoulderToShoulder to help this happen!

April 20, 2015, Upcountry Skate Alliance's Facebook page had put up this picture (embedded below) of Caleb at 4 years old and Joshua helping with the layout of the skatepark.

Stoked that Caleb is now 6 years old, and some of his plans will become concrete soon! 

Stoked that because of the new skatepark, we were able to spend time with Mayor Alan Arakawa, Chief of Maui Fire Department, Chief of Maui Police Department, Skateboard Community Leaders, and the Principal of Pukalani Elementary. Thank you skateboarding:)

Mayor Alan Arakawa, Government Leaders Helping Make New Skatepark Happen, & Rad Skaters. Thanks for this great pic on instagram: @islandlifeskateboardsmaui.

Mayor Alan Arakawa, Government Leaders Helping Make New Skatepark Happen, & Rad Skaters.
Thanks for this great pic on instagram: @islandlifeskateboardsmaui.

Live One Love (1 John 4:9),
Joshua Marburger

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1L Mission Update | Nicole Marburger | Video & Newsletter

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1L Mission Update | Nicole Marburger | Video & Newsletter

We are thankful for you, 1L fam! We really appreciate all your prayer and financial support as we continue to #LiveOneLove wherever the Lord leads. This month that included: putting on a skate event specifically for kids at the Paia Youth and Cultural Center, sharing the light that casts out the darkness at a middle school “GLOW Night,” starting #OneLoveLegacy discipleship, doing a board give-away in NC, and testifying of His life-changing work through a faith story blog on oneloveskate.org. Here's our monthly mission Newsletter:

Click Here for November Newsletter .pdf

E-mailed Mission Updates

With the big move back to Maui, some were under the impression that the Marburgers were no longer “doing One Love.”  To bring some clarity, it is for the One Love of Jesus that we moved back to Maui!  God opened a full-time pastoral position for Joshua, but we are still “doing” and living One Love here.  It is this very ministry and organization that allows us to live back in Hawaii on the island of Maui.  So please keep us in your prayers!
Thanks if you lift up our weekly prayer requests (No Password Needed):www.oneloveskate.org/specificprayerrequests
And if you feel led to partner with us financially, visit us on our website, or feel free to email me, nicole@oneloveskate.org for more information.  
It is our joy in Jesus to partner with you all to be messengers of the King!

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#OneLoveSkate Saturday Happenings | 40 Second Drone Video | Paia, Maui

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#OneLoveSkate Saturday Happenings | 40 Second Drone Video | Paia, Maui

Sam of One Love, & Lo from Paia Youth & Cultural Center, pictured here bringing the fun & keeping track of points as students played "Simons Says, Skate!"

Sam of One Love, & Lo from Paia Youth & Cultural Center, pictured here bringing the fun & keeping track of points as students played "Simons Says, Skate!"

↑ Know the Love.  ↓ Be the Love. Nerf darts flew around the stone waves as an army of students worked to capture the flag (a One Love Skate hat) from their friends. Students and staff from Paia Youth and Cultural Center were stoked as Sam Peralta and Joshua Marburger repped the 1L by helping lead a #OneLoveSkate event in Paia last Saturday.

Drone footage from our friend Nilson shows some of the fun as students enjoyed games of "s-k-8," "Simon Says, Skate!," & a "Nerf Blast War." A "One Love Anthem," from rapper Aaron Beasley, played over a speaker as the message of One Love transformed the Saturday morning atmosphere for about 30 skater kids.

"Can we just put aside our indifference? We can do more than separate. There is so much more to existence... all we need is One Love."-Aaron Beasley, One Love Anthem
Stoked by all who are sharing One Love with their family & friends! Thanks for this post @HeyMariah

Stoked by all who are sharing One Love with their family & friends!
Thanks for this post @HeyMariah

One Love Skate exists to be a positive presence in the skate community, and we are working to see One Love Reps trained to #LiveOneLove by leading weekly life groups and monthly skateboard giveaways at all 5 skateparks here in Maui, Hawaii.

Whether you skateboard or not, we want to help you rep the 1L using whatever you have been created to enjoy. Leiana Kepa, of the band Leileiana, shares about how she lives the One Love through music as part of our leader training on OneLoveSkate.org.

Connect with us on oneloveskate.org to learn more about being discipled through our leader training: https://www.oneloveskate.org/leadertraining to #LiveOneLove in your community!

We can't do this mission alone!  Interested in joining the mission?
Connect on oneloveskate.org to find out more.

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Fear And Faith: Crazy Transitions Of Marriage, Multiplying, & Ministry by Joshua & Nicole Marburger

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Fear And Faith: Crazy Transitions Of Marriage, Multiplying, & Ministry by Joshua & Nicole Marburger

If you have ever stood on top of a huge ramp or paddled in to a huge wave and chose to “drop in,” you know that transitions can sometimes be fun and sometimes be painful...

Recently, a friend of ours, Joshua Knipple, asked us to write about "Fear And Faith" for his new book. This process was great for us as we continue to work on our #LiveOneLove book. We came up with this Fear & Faith by Joshua and Nicole Marburger.pdf which we are also posting on this blog. View Fear & Faith File: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwPBYk1RLn-HdXljc2EzOUxZYmM/view?usp=sharing

 

About:
Joshua Marburger is a Pastor in Hawaii and Founder of the international discipleship ministry “One Love Skate” 501c3. He and his wife, Nicole, have been enjoying the ride together since meeting at North Greenville University in 2007 where they were first resourced and equipped to be “shoulder to shoulder with soldiers for the Kingdom.” They now have three boys and enjoy serving, speaking, and writing to help many experience the One Love of Jesus (1L). They work hard to provide resources to help as many people as possible #LiveOneLove as a positive presence in their communities through Life Groups and Discipleship.

Joshua & Nicole’s prayer and passion in life is to help resource and equip
disciples (1L Reps) to lead life groups at every skatepark in the world.

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Connect with us to join the mission:
https://www.oneloveskate.org/contact/

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Big Transitions, Brody's Talk On The Container, & What's Next...

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Big Transitions, Brody's Talk On The Container, & What's Next...

Stoked to be back on Maui & back at Keopuolani Skatepark last Wednesday. So fun to skate & hang with Sam P., Paul, & some skaters who have been part of 1L events in the past.

Stoked to be back on Maui & back at Keopuolani Skatepark last Wednesday. So fun to skate & hang with Sam P., Paul, & some skaters who have been part of 1L events in the past.

Through big transitions, we are continuing to live out the Most High's call "Shoulder-to-shoulder with soldiers for God's Kingdom" to serve as 1L Missionaries everywhere we go, & we can't do it without your prayer support!

Joshua is enjoying serving full-time as Life Groups & Discipleship Pastor at Waipuna Chapel as Nicole is enjoying new roles with One Love, and more than ever we need you to keep helping us with your prayers (2 Corinthians 1:11).

Joshua is enjoying serving full-time as Life Groups & Discipleship Pastor at Waipuna Chapel as Nicole is enjoying new roles with One Love, and more than ever we need you to keep helping us with your prayers (2 Corinthians 1:11).

Thanks those of you who lift up the Monday 3 each week. We appreciate your prayer support more than you know!

This month we removed the password to make these prayer requests more accessible:

 https://www.oneloveskate.org/specificprayerrequests

Click Here To Read The Most Recent "Monday 3"

Nicole@OneLoveSkate.org

Nicole has been working hard with her new roles "communicating, connecting, & creating" w/ One Love Skate 501(c)(3). 

If you missed Nicole communicating at Unashamed camp last summer, here's a link from Unashamed Hawaii: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyhM-rS-p10

 

Last Wednesday. #stoked @brodythebroskater & MPact #WhatIsOneLove #LiveOneLove #OneLoveSkate

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Brody & "Mpact" Talk On Container Last Week

Dub, one of the bikers working security last Wednesday, sent this picture featured on @oneloveskateoutreach instagram of Brody (from Shelby) & Rodney (from Philly) sharin' the 1L of Jesus w/Shelby, NC community.

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Upcoming events

"Life-change happens in life groups," and we pray that this year we can train 1L Reps w/our "1L Leader Training" at all 5 Maui skateparks to rep the 1L of Jesus & help skaters "live through Him" (1 John 4:9).

Password: "liveonelove"

- Stay tuned for more details on the upcoming event at Paia skatepark with Sam P!

Connect: oneloveskate.org/contact

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Call to Move | Experience 1L Day Video (8/13/17)

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Call to Move | Experience 1L Day Video (8/13/17)

As Joshua and Nicole (and all of us) transition, we rest knowing: "What is over our heads is under God's feet." As Isaiah 55 explains, God's ways truly are higher than our ways.

Last Sunday was "Experience 1L Day" at Hope Community Church, and Joshua shared that he recently accepted a position as Associate Pastor at Waipuna Chapel back in Maui, Hawaii.

After both services and baptisms Sunday, we took this picture in front of the "What's One Love? Sign.  Thankful skaters from the community joined us for the service along with other special guests!

After both services and baptisms Sunday, we took this picture in front of the "What's One Love? Sign.

Thankful skaters from the community joined us for the service along with other special guests!

Please pray for grace for the Marburger move:
- Family transition to Maui
- Nicole's new missionary roles with One Love Skate (501c3):  Communicating, Connecting, & Creating
- Ministry of Waipuna Chapel
 - Great relationships with staff, lots of spiritual fruit through life groups / Waipuna's services, plus revival on Maui as Joshua serves as Associate Pastor of Life Groups and Discipleship
- Marburgers continue full-time work with One Love Skate, and Joshua's yearly month of unpaid leave (plus additional vacation time) from Waipuna to pursue 1L ministry opps
- 1L Reps to be Discipled, Resourced, & Equipped at all 5 skateparks in Maui this year as we partner with people, churches, and organizations

Last Sunday, during the services at Hope Community we saw people stand up and commit to share the 1L of Jesus this week.

We also celebrated a profession of faith, three baptisms, and people called to ministry.

[God] reveals that He is El Elyon, God Most High… the only true God. He is the only God who can save. He is the only God who created the entire world. He is the only God that can really satisfy a human’s longing for a relationship with God. He is certainly the only One who can save us from our sin.
— Dr. Pete Wilbanks, from Experience 1L Day

About 11 Minutes in to last Sunday's message, Dr. Wilbanks, from North Greenville University, shares about "El Elyon" and mentions the One Love #SeekTheMostHigh Devotional from Hope Community Church. 
Download Devotional by clicking here: https://www.oneloveskate.org/s/To-Print-HCC-One-Love-Devotional.pdf

Baptisms and more sermon videos can be viewed on Hope Community Church's Youtube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClxe93esfa198qJwOqHnpEA

Audio file of "Experience 1L Day" may be downloaded here: https://soundcloud.com/hope-community-audio/one-love-day

Chandler Young, on the left, has been a huge blessing to One Love Skate & One Love Basketball, and he completed his internship last Sunday with a special prayer time during the service led by Pastor Jeff Marburger. Chandler has taught us how important it is to be #ShoulderToShoulder encouraging each other as we work together to take #OneLoveToTheNations. He also regularly beat Jeff in ping-pong.  Chandler plans to continue leading One Love Basketball in Mars Hill, North Carolina as he completes his Senior Year of College and serves at his church. Keep up the great work, Chandler!   https://www.whatisonelove.com/home/2017/7/17/chandler-1l-core-values

Chandler Young, on the left, has been a huge blessing to One Love Skate & One Love Basketball, and he completed his internship last Sunday with a special prayer time during the service led by Pastor Jeff Marburger. Chandler has taught us how important it is to be #ShoulderToShoulder encouraging each other as we work together to take #OneLoveToTheNations. He also regularly beat Jeff in ping-pong.

Chandler plans to continue leading One Love Basketball in Mars Hill, North Carolina as he completes his Senior Year of College and serves at his church. Keep up the great work, Chandler!
 https://www.whatisonelove.com/home/2017/7/17/chandler-1l-core-values

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Joshua 1L Update #OneLoveSkate Oregon Trip (July 26-31, 2017)

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Joshua 1L Update #OneLoveSkate Oregon Trip (July 26-31, 2017)

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1L Oregon was an incredible time from July 26-31, and it included giving away 5 #OneLoveSkate decks. We also gave away 50+ One Love Devotional & Discipleship guides as well as 5 t-shirts and hundreds of conversation stickers. Joshua & Nicole shared about One Love during Ashland Christian Fellowship's service, and video is available on this blog.


Other #OneLoveSkate Oregon highlights on blog:
1.) Medford July 2013-2017
2.) Burnside 1L Seeds
3.) Putt-putt with Artist Andrew & his skilled bride Julie
4)  Skate Church Oregon with Tim Byrne
5.) #SeekTheMostHigh last week in Shelby, NC

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#DiscipleCycles Video from Sam & Josh at Putnam Church

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#DiscipleCycles Video from Sam & Josh at Putnam Church

During Sam's mission from Maui to North Carolina, in June 2017, Sam and Josh shared about living the One Love of Jesus by making disciples who make disciples.
Thanks Aaron @yungdofc for the 1L Anthem, Auburn @auburnfloresphotography for the edit, & Grant Haynes for the Drone Footage!

One Love Skate is a 501c3 organization dedicated to living the One Love of Jesus in the skate community by making disciples who make disciples. 

Want to partner with www.oneloveskate.org to make a difference in your community and/or communities around the world? Contact Us.

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Marburger Family | June 1L Mission Update

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Marburger Family | June 1L Mission Update

One of the skate missions w/Sam was The Way in Lincolnton, NC where Sam spoke.

One of the skate missions w/Sam was The Way in Lincolnton, NC where Sam spoke.

Fun time at Soul Ride a couple weeks ago with Sam and Auburn in town from Hawaii & Wyoming!

Fun time at Soul Ride a couple weeks ago with Sam and Auburn in town from Hawaii & Wyoming!

Please consider making a tax-deductible contribution to One Love Skate to help us continue this important mission in NC, HI, and around the world!  

Click here for more info about making a donation to One Love Skate 501c3.

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New Marburger Fam Prayer Cards & 1L Baptism Video

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New Marburger Fam Prayer Cards & 1L Baptism Video

Thanks  https://www.facebook.com/kendrascreations/  for these awesome new 1L Prayer Cards.

Thanks https://www.facebook.com/kendrascreations/ for these awesome new 1L Prayer Cards.

Josh & Nicole here, and we are so thankful to be #ShoulderToShoulder with people repping the 1L all around the world! 

From surprise skateboard ramps sitting in storage at our new church building to lives being transformed on the pavement during #OneLoveSkate in NC; recently, we are amazed to see that that #MostHigh has better plans than we do. His calling to be full-time missionaries through One Love Skate 501(c)(3) and "hitch our wagon" to Hope Community Church has proven to be the most effective way to share the One Love of Jesus in this season of our lives.

Week after week we have seen God's favor and hand of provision as He daily provides what we need to do the work He has called us to do! While we continue to serve as One Love Missionaries and cultivate the tool of "One Love Skate" to reach skaters with the One Love of Jesus, we are especially thankful for those of you who join us in our mission through giving your time, prayers, and money to make the ministry of One Love happen! 

In the 1L of Jesus (1 John 4:9),
Josh, Nicole, Caleb, Paul, & Silas

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