– TobyMac son Truett Foster McKeehan passes on at 21
An outpouring of support from the Christian and Nashville music communities filled social media in the aftermath of McKeehan’s death, Tennessean report.
Christian musician Michael W. Smith, a close friend of TobyMac took to Instagram and asked the community keep his family in their prayers.
“No words to explain what I am feeling about all of this and especially for Toby and his family,” Smith wrote. “It was good to be with Toby tonight… And they would very much appreciate your prayers on every level for them in this trial of a lifetime. Thank you in advance for lifting them up before Abba Father!”
Christian entertainer Danny Gokey shared via Twitter that “I can’t imagine what it’s like to lose a child. They absolutely need our prayers.”
“Devastated & heartbroken for @tobymac his wife Amanda & his family. I can’t imagine what it’s like to lose a child. They absolutely need our prayers. Just like Arron & Hur lifted up the hands of Moses in battle, we need to lift this family up and be there for them through prayer,” he continued.
Gospel artist and TobyMac collaborator, Mandisa, shared lyrics to “Scars,” a TobyMac song detailing the relationship with his son.
Matt Hammit tweeted:
“My heart joins a multitude in prayerful grief over the McKeehan’s loss of their son Truett. @tobymac– you and your entire family have given so much to lift others, now we join to lift you, even if from afar. We are with you and for you.”
Franklin Graham, President of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association called for prayers for TobyMac’s family.
“Would you join me in lifting up @TobyMac his wife Amanda, and their family in prayer as they mourn the loss of their oldest son? I know they would appreciate our prayers.”
We at SelahAfrik sympathizes with Toby Mac
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