Ryan was baptized into Christ at age 13 and has remained strong in the faith ever since. Ryan earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biblical Studies (cum laude) from the Central Christian College of the Bible in Moberly, MO. He is currently continuing studies through the MOST program at the Memphis School of Preaching online. He has been an evangelist, college and young adult ministry leader, and adult class teacher. He has been sought after by congregations in the south as a guest speaker. His wife, Kami, has been published in The Christian Woman. They are the proud parents of two adorable children, Mayleigh and Gideon.