Meet Ryan


Our Senior Pastor, Ryan Pack, was called to Riverland Hills Baptist Church in the summer of 2017. He was born and raised in Spartanburg, South Carolina and was licensed and ordained to the ministry by First Baptist Church Spartanburg. Ryan has significant experience leading and growing churches in North and South Carolina. His passion is to see lives changed by teaching the Word and shepherding the people of Riverland Hills. Ryan is married to Heather and they have four children, Bailey, Ginny, Tori and Micah.

On His Call to Ministry:

I was called to the ministry at a Billy Graham Crusade here in Columbia when I was a teenager. There's no greater joy than seeing lives transformed by the power of Jesus! I love serving the Lord and I love people!”


B.S. in Business Management – Clemson University

Masters of Divinity with Biblical Languages – Southwestern Theological Seminary

Doctor of Ministry in Leadership – Columbia International University

Favorite Book:

Ordering Your Private World by Gordan MacDonald

Favorite Book of the Bible:

“Nehemiah because it’s a book about vision and leadership.”