Rev. Ryan Barnett | Global Methodist Church
Lead Pastor, First Methodist Waco
Waco, Texas

Ryan Barnett is husband to Kim, dad to Davis, an ordained elder in the Global Methodist Church and lead pastor of First Methodist Waco. He graduated high school in his hometown of Friendswood, Texas, and holds a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Texas at Austin, a Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary and an MBA from Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi, and he is the proud holder of an “Alumni by Choice” Award from Baylor University!

Prior to becoming pastor of First Methodist Waco, Ryan served churches in Kerrville, Corpus Christi and San Antonio. He has previously served on the Board of Directors for the Confessing Movement, was an initial Director of the Wesleyan Covenant Association, and is currently the First Vice Chairman for Good News.

He is the founding pastor and Chair of the Board of Advocates for the Wesley House of Studies at Baylor University’s Truett Seminary and currently serves as the Executive Officer of the Mid-Texas Conference of the Global Methodist Church.