Ryan is a southeast Kansas native, he graduated from Columbus High School where the good news of Jesus changed his life forever. Since that time, Ryan has had a fire in his heart to serve the Lord and others. He stayed in southeast Kansas for college, attending Pittsburg State University, where he continued pursuing Jesus.
Ryan graduated college in 2014 with a degree in Biology Education; however, he had different plans, plans to join the Marine Corps as an officer. He chased that dream for two years before surrendering to a different call God had for him. Ryan is now a biology teacher in southeast Kansas at Southeast High School.
Purpose and Vision
Ryan’s purpose is to love people the way that God loves them and to love God the way that God loves him (1 John 4:7). He want’s to live a life that exemplifies Christ in everything that he does.
His vision is to see people around him accept the grace of God so freely given to them through Jesus. That people may know there is a peace in knowing Jesus and an everlasting joy.
Movies: Sneakers, Star Wars, Now You See Me, and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Books: Area 7, Map of Bones, The Grace of God, and Ready Player One
Shows: The Office, The Flash, Burn Notice, and Chuck
Teachers/Preachers: Andy Stanley, and Matt Chandler
Music: Hillsong, Imagine Dragons, & Underoath