Ryan was born and raised in Indiana and lived there for 25 years. His wife, Kimberly, grew up in Memphis, TN. They met while attending college in Indiana and were married in 2012. They moved to Kansas City in early 2012.
Ryan initially felt a call to ministry at 12 years old while at church camp. This call was felt again in a dynamic way while attending business school in Indiana. Shortly after, he transferred to a Baptist seminary and graduated with ministry degrees in 2009 and 2011.
Ryan has had the privilege to serve on ministry staffs in Indiana, Alabama, and Kansas. Most recently he and his wife Kim have played an important role in the leadership and growth of the Fellowship Olathe campus. They have been a part of that campus since its start in 2018.
“I am greatly looking forward to the launching of Reach Church this spring. Leading up to our launch, I am excited about meeting many of the wonderful people that live and work around the downtown area. My prayer is that Reach Church will be a source of love, blessing and partnership for the De Soto community for years to come.” – Pastor Ryan McDaniel
Ryan has a passion for evangelism, discipleship, church planting and revitalization. He enjoys spending time with his family.
Ryan and Kimberly have two daughters, Bristol and Daphne, and one son, Everhett.