Pastor Ryan

Hometown: Anderson, IN



Family Info: Married to Kelly (June 2005). She is a 4th grade teacher at Mintonye. We have two daughters, Miriam (January 2010) and Annelise (November 2016), and a Great Pyrenes named Daisy.


What year did you join the staff of DUMC? The first time in October 2013 and most recently in June 2021



Favorite Scriptures: 1 Peter 5:7; James 4:8



What do you do for fun? Family time, camping, traveling to US historical sites, Cubs baseball and Colts football



What was your first job? Mowing the lawn at my home church and Lee’s Chicken



A few favorite books? Amplified Leadership and Confident Leader by Dan Reiland; anything by Max Lucado; Lasting Impact by Carey Nieuwhof; it by Craig Groeschel


What makes you laugh? Everything…I love to laugh



What’s your hidden talent or a fun fact about you? I have always had a dream to own a sod farm



Favorite movies? National Treasure, HGTV



Favorite music? Elevation Worship, Maverick City Music, Red Rocks Worship, Vertical Worship, Bethel Music



Favorite place to visit? Gatlinburg, Gulf Shores, Disney World



Favorite indulgence? Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Who has influenced you the most in ministry? Jim Lo, Dave Smith, Craig Groeschel, Dan Reiland, Carey Nieuwhof