Help Support Our Ministry

Please pray for us at Skatechurch as we trust the Lord and raise our own financial support as Missionaries in SE Portland.
My role is like any other Pastoral role, except we are in a very poor part of the city reaching Skateboarders with the Gospel. We depend on the Lord as well as the generosity of others from outside these walls to continue reaching these kids with the Gospel.

Will you help financially support our ministry here in Portland?

Donations over $10 are tax deductible. Skatechurch is a non profit organization. Checks and money orders can be made out to Skatechurch (with Tim Byrne in the memo line) and sent to Skatechurch at:

11954 NE Glisan St. PMB #516, Portland, OR 97220. 

One-time or monthly credit card donations can be made online at 
by using PayPal (Click arrow to Tim Byrne) or by email at

Thank you friends :)
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But it is no shame to suffer for being a Christian. Praise God for the privilege of being called by his name! (‭1 Peter‬ ‭4‬:‭16‬ NLT)

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New Video 2015

Over 500 tries, 3 filming sessions ,1 broken deck and a whole bunch of sloppy landings. I finally landed a Darkslide lipslide 360 flip out. I figured out early on why this trick has never been done before :)                         New video coming soon. I’m thankful for this patient brother and our place of ministry. #Skatechurch

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The free gift of God is eternal life through Jesus the Christ.
Skatechurch is now a FREE gift to the skaters in our city and especially to the kids in the hood of SE Portland. Please pray and support our ministry that has led close to 3000 skaters to Jesus since 1987. Thank you friends.

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This Weekend!

Jefferson Baptist Church has invited me to skate and share the love of Jesus at The Linn CO. Expo Center in Albany, OR. this weekend.
Please pray for our ministry time. Thanks friends.

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Tricks are for kids……..

I gave the “darkslide/lipslide 360 flip out” another 240 more tries today.
3 sloppy landings, a cracked board and a pulled muscle in my leg is what I got..
In other news 2 guys gave their lives to Jesus last night at Skatechurch! That’s way better than any skateboard trick!

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Thank you Jesus

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Calvary Baptist in Ruston, Louisiana

I had the privilege to skate and speak at Calvary Baptist in Ruston Louisiana this past week. We had a couple of students raise their hands to receive God’s eternal gift of salvation through Jesus. It was a great night, and a great way to kick off a “Disciple Now” weekend. I am thankful for the opportunities to travel all around the world to skate and share the Gospel of Jesus and His finished work on the cross. If you are interested in having me at your church this year. Please contact me on the “booking” page. 


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This pic inspired me to add this verse. The photo is of my bro in Christ, Jon Depoian doing a backside tail slide. I obviously thought the shadow looked amazing.   

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I’m blessed with great leaders like this guy, that can hold down the ministry while I’m out of town. Stoked to be back at Skatechurch this week. 

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