Jun 23, 2022
"One of the greatest gifts that my parents and then my dad was
able to give me was he wanted to expose me early on to the world,
to the needs of the world, to the challenges of the world." "....he
did that by taking us to some of the most difficult places in the
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Tim and Ryan Skoog
Tim and Ryan are a father/son
duo who share the love of adventure and legacy. Ryan is President
of Venture and Tim is on the Governing Board. Venture is a Global
Partner of Father for the Fatherless. Venture is committed and
passionate about serving in areas of the world that are the least
reached and resourced by partnering with local leaders in those
communities to end some of the worlds greatest
FATHERS FOR THE FATHERLESS
- Fathers for the
- FATHERS FOR THE
FATHERLESS changes lives by exposing men to a cause beyond
themselves. They are propelled to challenge themselves, cycling 100
miles, in response to our Heavenly Father’s heart for the
- Reminder: Twin Cities registration, FATHER FOR
THE FATHERLESS, closes June 30.
- 2:54 - "You know, Dad,
every every morning I roll out of bed and hit my knees. And it was
something that impacted me and something I learned from him and
have been doing faithfully ever since. So it's a situation of
saying, well, son, take this from me. No, I took this from
- 3:57 - "As I look
through my life is that I can say the dad that the man that was my
dad was also someone that I would look up to as a hero. Many other
people look up to. And so that's just one of the greatest
- 5:08 - "I really believe that there isn't a real
difference between being a leader in business, nonprofit or church.
I think that we should approach it the same way."
- 5:42 - Ryan watching his Dad pray Psalm 91 over
- 6:19 - Pray first then strategy/meet.
- 8:24 - Tim on his salvation in Alaska and his
- 10:38 - The events of 1979 in Alaska that
changed everything.. "first time I really heard the gospel in its
entirety, I mean the full gospel if you want to use it as
- 11:34 - Tim's wife rededication her life to
- 12:51 - "But on January 27th, 1979, I
raised my hand and became a born again believer." Tim
- 13:07 - Tim talks about his house burning down
and leaving Alaska
- 14:21 - Ryan explaining the legacy his dad
imprinted, not only on their family, but to many people their
family has encountered after getting saved "...that day was famous
in our family.."
- 16:14 - Ryan taking Tim, his son, and father in
law back to the chapel Tim was saved in and writing and praying
blessings over each of them.
- 17:34 - "And the the idea that you, you
know, this is really, really important for your kids to get is that
they something happened before them and something will happen after
them. Generational and that generational thought is so distant from
our current generation. It's it's actually a very unique thing
because for thousands of years, children grew up realizing that
there's a tradition before them and a legacy to give and and to to
combat the current crazy narcissism of the
- 18:43 - "whenever I want to instill a
value in our kids, we like to travel somewhere and then have a
moment but also have an adventure to seal it in."
- 20:29 - Tim's wife taking their grand daughters
to where she was saved in Louisiana.
- 23:07 - "One of the greatest gifts that
my parents and then my dad was able to give me was he wanted to
expose me early on to the world, to the needs of the world, to the
challenges of the world." "....he did that by taking us to some of
the most difficult places in the world."
- 23:40 - "He never took us to
Disneyland, but but he did take us to a refugee camp in Mozambique
and, you know, to different slums around the world and difficult
- 25:11 - One of the coolest things Tim did as a
father was he was willing to do what his kids wanted to do. Even if
their ideas where wild.
- 27:51 - Praying and asking God what it looks
like to smuggle Bibles into China and an eagle flies over them
right after praying.
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