Ryan grew up with brand-new Christian parents who passionately shared Jesus with him at age 5. Increasing in his love for Christ and the Church Ryan was called to pastoral ministry. After bible college he served 10 years in various roles as a staff pastor in central Indiana and also obtained a Master's of Divinity from Columbia International Seminary. Following planting a church in Indiana Ryan then planted Harvest Bible Chapel in Des Moines, IA in 2013. In addition to pastoring the people of Harvest and reaching Des Moines with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Ryan is also the chaplain for the NBA D-League Basketball Team Iowa Energy. He enjoys adventure walks with his family, exercise and reading books on ministry and theology. Ryan and Holly were married in 2001 and have three children (Josiah, Abram & Nevaeh).