T. C. Ryan, BSEd (University of Missouri), MDiv (Fuller Theological Seminary), DMin (Fuller Theological Seminary), has been an ordained minister for over thirty years and is certified as a Pastoral Sex Addiction Professional (IITAP).
Having served on the staff of several churches and ministry organizations, he was for nineteen years the founding and senior pastor of a large church in a suburb of Kansas City. In that role he supervised professional staff and lay volunteers and oversaw the development of creative programs of spiritual nurture and creative outreach. He gave leadership beyond his local church and twice served as moderator of his denomination’s regional governing body.
In addition to his ministry experience, Dr. Ryan is personally familiar with the dynamics and demands of recovering from addiction. He is the author of Ashamed No More: A Pastor’s Journey Through Sex Addiction (InterVarsity Press, 2012).
He founded and is executive director of LivingIntegrated, a nonprofit organization helping both individuals and organizations deal with the cultural crisis of compulsive sexual behaviors. He speaks to a variety of groups regarding recovery, Christian spirituality and compulsive sexual behavior.
He and his wife, Pam, have four grown children and currently reside in the Kansas City area.
It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners
.Mark 2:17 NIV