Broad Oak Piety exists to encourage and equip the members of local churches through clear, God-centered writings, curation of content, podcasts, and book recommendations.

At Broad Oak Piety, you’ll find articles, podcasts, and resources that demonstrate

  • a commitment to the authority, clarity, and sufficiency of Scripture.

  • a confessionally reformed perspective.

  • all of life is a sacred calling. In other words, the gospel touches everything.

  • we have a body and soul.

  • we should be biblical, joyful, and optimistic in our hope for gospel advance.

Meet the Hosts

Joey is married to Brayden and together they have 3 boys: Henry, Owen, and Ames. He is the pastor of Deer Park Fellowship—a church plant in Newport News, VA. Joey holds degrees from Liberty University (B.S.), The Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and Southern Seminary (D.Min.).

Joey has two forthcoming books— one on depression (H&E Publishing) and one on Edwards and his 70 Resolutions (Icthus Publishing).

Joey is protestant (baptist), reformed (1689), and evangelical (the old fashion kind).

Ryan is the pastor of Grace Baptist Chapel and has served there since August of 2008. Ryan is married to his beautiful wife Christie, and they have four wonderful children: Micah, Lydia, Shaphan, and Magdalene. Ryan holds degrees from Samford University (B.A.), The College of William & Mary (M.Ed.) in Counseling, and Southern Seminary (Th.M.) in Louisville, KY, and is completing a (Ph.D.) from The Free University of Amsterdam, Netherlands in Early Church History/Pastoral Theology.

Ryan also teaches adjunctly at a University and in several seminaries around the world. He has published a few resources to aid the body of Christ including Thinking Through Anxiety (Ichthus, 2017) and Green Pastures: A Primer on the Ordinary Means of Grace (Reformed Baptist Academic Press, 2019).

Ryan is protestant (baptist), reformed (1689), and evangelical (the old fashion kind).

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