Ryan has been the lead pastor at Silent Friends Chapel of First Baptist Dallas since 2017. Silent Friends Chapel recently celebrated their 100th as a Deaf Church on October 12, 2018. Ryan also works at Deaf Bible Society as a Deaf Church Representative. Being Deaf himself, he has experienced first hand the value of having a Deaf pastor, this has given him a great passion to serve, encourage, and support other Deaf pastors. He currently attends Dallas Theological Seminary and is married to Brandy. They have three kids: Skylar (age 15), Tyler (age 11), and Rylee age (4).