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Ryan Bell
Director of Contemporary Worship


More About Ryan Bell...

What do you enjoy most about being on staff at FPC?

The honor of serving at such a tenured church that is positioned to help and serve so many people in our city!

Most memorable moment at FPC?

Leading worship for FPC a month or so ago. (This answer is still in the making!)

Favorite workday lunch spot?

Thai Gourmet, Texadelphia, or Chuy’s

What year did you start working at FPC?


What is your go-to Chick-Fil-A order?

#1, no pickles, add Pepper Jack cheese, with a lemonade

If you could have dinner with anyone (past, present, or future) who would it be?

Peter or Paul. Non-biblical answer would probably be Abraham Lincoln

Who is your favorite author?

Almost impossible to answer (too many!). Growing up, it was Mark Twain.

What is something God has been teaching you lately?

He continues to show me why His timing is always the best that could have happened.

What music are you listening to right now?

I’m always exploring, constantly. Currently: Elevation Worship, Leeland, Bethel Music, By The Coast, Adrianne Lenker, Phil Wickham, Deftones, Shane and Shane, Ryan Adams, Lydia, and The Paper Kites

What is your favorite TV show or movie?

Movies: I listed three above that are among my favorites. TV Shows: Everybody Loves Raymond, Seinfeld, King of Queens

What is one of the most memorable experiences of your life?

Accepting Christ as my Savior; my wedding day and the birth of my son; visiting the Sistine Chapel in Italy; snow skiing in Aspen when I was growing up.  Hard to just name one.

What inspires you?

Honest songwriting, genuine people, spiritual epiphanies, seeing God at work in our everyday lives

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?

Cookies ’n Cream