Ryan Kargel has been teaching and leading music in Mennonite Brethren churches for 30 years. He and his wife raised three sons in Oregon's Willamette Valley, where he writes about contemporary issues and Eco-Theology. Kargel graduated from Oregon State University with a bachelor of science in Environmental Science and Applied Ecology. He attends Kingwood Bible Church in Salem, Oregon.
The Christian Leader, published bimonthly by the U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (USMB), connects the USMB family, celebrates our Lord Jesus Christ and cultivates discipleship as understood in the evangelical/Anabaptist tradition.