My name is Ryan Huguley and I want to take a minute to welcome you to my blog. If this is your first time, or you’re just checking things out, here’s my life in a few bullet points…

  • I’m originally from Corvalis, Oregon.
  • Jesus saved me at the age of six in a sweaty Sunday night service at small Assemblies of God church in northern California.
  • Because my dad was in the military I grew up in Oregon, California, and South Dakota. 
  • I moved to Chicago in the fall of 1999 in order to attend college. 
  • I met my wife Tami in 2001 when we were working at Starbucks together. We married in 2005 and now have 3 kids - Ava, Ryder and Lincoln - and a dog named Wicket (obviously named after the most famous Ewok from Return of the Jedi).
  • In 2009 we planted Redemption Bible Church with a handful of friends where I served as Lead Pastor for seven years. 
  • In March of 2016 we packed up and moved to Hickory, NC where I became the Senior Pastor of Hickory Harvest Bible Chapel. We're a diverse bunch doing our best to make as many disciples of Jesus as possible in our region. 

This blog is a place for me to share out of what God’s doing in my life and ministry. Below you’ll find a few other ways for us to connect, as well as a few of my favorite posts so far. 

I hope you find it helpful and I’d love to hear what you think. Thanks again for stopping by.

For the sake of His name,



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If you're new to my blog here are 5 of my favorite posts...

  1. 6 Ways To Serve Your Pastor's Wife On Sunday
  2. 5 Hats A Pastor Wears
  3. 3 Keys To A Daily Time In God's Word
  4. 5 Church Planting Challenges
  5. 3 Reasons I Manuscript