Resources by Ryan Roach

Ryan Roach is the lead pastor at First Baptist Church in Alcoa, TN. Originally from Virginia, Ryan graduated from Old Dominion University and then Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary for his M.Div. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree from Western Seminary in Portland, OR with an emphasis on expository preaching.  

Before coming to FBA, Ryan served churches in various capacities in Virginia, Arizona, California, and Florida. He is married and has 3 children, two adopted sons and one daughter.  

Nov 13, 2019

How A Desire To Be A Good Parent Can Kill A Ministry by Ryan Roach

It’s painful, but good shepherding often means that we say things that are challenging to our people.