Ryan obtained a Bachelor’s Degree from Harding University and a Masters Degree from University of Phoenix. He currently preaches full-time at Camelback Church of Christ here in Phoenix, Arizona. Previously he served four years as Associate Minister at Sun Valley Church of Christ and eleven years as a missionary to China. He enjoys gathering inspiration from the scriptures in preparing his weekly pulpit lessons. His Bible based teaching philosophy is to prepare age and life appropriate sermons that can be applied in daily life. Ryan continues to be blessed by Michelle, his wife of eleven years and his two children: Royal (9 years old) and daughter Audrey (7 years old).