Experience and Background
Ryan Sanders is Founder and CEO of Dogwood Digital Marketing and Owner of RyanJSanders.com. A native Tennessean, he attended Middle Tennessee State University receiving his Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Religion, and Mental Health in 2003. Ryan then served in publishing at LifeWay in Nashville, Tennessee as a writer and editor of Bible studies and curriculum. Ryan attended The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky receiving the Master of Divinity in Applied Apologetics in 2009. He immediately studied under Chuck Colson as a Colson Fellow. Then, he joined the staff, serving Colson in the executive office as a writer at Prison Fellowship. Ryan is currently a doctoral student at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has a passion to advance the gospel in biblical counseling through marriage, parenting, and pastoral leadership. Ryan’s mission is to take the Bible to people and people to the Bible. Ryan serves as a Lay Pastor at McLean Bible Church in Washington, D.C.
He has been married to his college sweetheart, Tonia, for 16 years and they have three children Isabella (age 13), Gabriella (age 10), and Christian (age 4).