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Ryan Boys serves as the lead pastor of Green Pond Bible Chapel in Rockaway, New Jersey.  He earned a doctor of ministry degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in preaching the literary forms of the Bible in 2015.  He graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary with a master’s degree in Biblical Exegesis and Linguistics in 2005. He received his bachelor’s degree from The Master’s College in Bible Exposition in 2000. One of the highlights of his time in college was to spend a semester studying in Israel. Ryan joined the GPBC family in August of 2011.  He has been active in worldwide missions in St. Petersburg, Russia, New Zealand, and Mexico.

Ryan is a husband and father of four children and enjoys sports, reading, woodworking, music, and throwing a frisbee for his yellow lab.  His passion in ministry is to see God change lives through the clear explanation of the Bible. His academic passion is understanding the Old and New Testaments in their original languages. His life verse is Ezra 7:10, “For Ezra had set his heart to study the Law of the LORD, and to do it and to teach his statutes and rules in Israel.”

6 thoughts on “About Ryan Boys

  1. Hi Ryan,

    I was just looking for some of your old music from Masters (Sadly, I did not find it) and came across this page. I can see God has done amazing things in your life. Please tell Lindsey I said Hi!

    Heather (Davis) Bohnlein
    Master’s 2003

  2. Hi Ryan –

    I came upon your blog because I am searching for a church that has a special needs ministry, and it seems like GPBC does… a friend of mine, single father of 2 boys (his wife passed 4 years ago) is desperately in need of a church that supports special needs for his son Joshua, who is autistic. Jim has his MDiv, and was called to ministry several years ago, but due to some horrific life circumstances – has been limited to ministering at home to his 2 boys. He has a similar love to what you seem to have for studying the scriptures in their original languages, along with a gift for teaching, so I think he’d be a great asset for your church! Because of what he’s been through, he feels a tremendous burden for the challenging, yet under-served group of special needs families. He/I filled out the form and am awaiting response, so are hoping to meet you and be a part of GPBC soon!

    In the meantime, I am looking forward to reading and sharing your blog with Jim.

    Thanks, Sharon

  3. Ryan, I just saw your blog and thoughts about the election. It was excellent. Of course, that’s what I expect. We are very proud of our number one grandson as we are of all our grandsons and granddaughters! Grandpa Boys

  4. A question came to me today as I was reviewing the book by Richard Owen Roberts – Repentance the first word of the gospel.
    How do I feel the weight of my sin? The Lord lead me here to familiarize myself with the issues in Ezekiel. I thank you for your provocation to mourn over my community and nation.
    Who mourns the sinfulness of American Churches?
    Praise God for His depth of mercy!
    Isaiah 57:15

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