Name: Tim StricklandRole: Taylor’s Dad; Director of Christ in the Smokies (a TSLF ministry partner); Passage to Manhood Camp HostKnown for: His outgoing, friendly, positive spirit What others are saying about Tim: Tim is always far more concerned about the well-being of others than himself, and is one of the most positive people I’ve ever met! Tim’s high […]
How is God showing up in your everyday, every day? Taylor’s mom shares where she is seeing God at work.
When Tim and I imagined The Taylor Strickland Legacy Foundation, it was always with the intent to provide scholarships that represented Taylor and to stay personally involved in those things he loved. We are incredibly excited to add a second type of scholarship this year that was also dear to Taylor’s heart—to attend Boy Scouts High Adventure Camp.
“Every day I am waiting. I’m waiting for Him. I’m waiting to see Taylor again. I’m waiting to serve and see what God will do next. I’m waiting with Jesus, and somehow that makes the waiting feel more doable.” Read more from Toni, Taylor’s mom, here.
Any son would be thankful to read words like the ones Bill writes about his son Will. The two attended Christ in the Smokies Passage to Manhood Camp in 2020, the summer before Will went off to college.
Depth in any relationship is what you make of it—even when you’re just watching sports together. The hours we shared… the fun we had… the moments of bonding and being in each other’s company are not calculable.
Written by Greg Dyson, director of Taylor Strickland Legacy Foundation and volunteer at Christ in the Smokies My first experience of being a volunteer staff member for Christ in the Smokies was in 2020. It was an honor to be a part of this Christ-centered organization and to serve with such dedicated people. I was […]
Being a mom to three sons is a constant adventure. Those guys bring me joy and teach me lessons beyond my greatest expectations. I’ve overcome my fear of bugs, embraced the virtue of connecting over Pokémon and Breaking Bad, and watched in awe as they grow into unique individuals with gifts and qualities beyond my reach.
When Tim took Ryan to Christ in the Rockies in 2012, it was hard. We were not in a financial position to spend money on a father/son getaway to the mountains. The timing seemed all wrong, but God’s timing is always perfect.