Rynold (Ryne) D. Dean was born and raised in Mississippi. After completing his first year of college at the University of Mississippi, he served in full time ministry as a State Youth Coordinator before returning to college. He received a B.A. in Biblical Studies in May of 1981 from Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee. In September of 2003, following several years in practical ministry, he began studies at The Master’s Seminary in Sun Valley, CA. He graduated with an M.Div. in May 2006 and received his Th.M. in New Testament Studies in May 2008. Ryne, with his wife Deb, began his ministry as Senior Pastor of Community Baptist Church of Hillsboro, Oregon in 2009.
Pastor Ryne’s book, Evangelical Hermeneutics and the New Testament Use of the Old Testament, was released in January 2010 by Veritypath Publications and comes highly recommended.
Pastor Ryne’s book is available for purchase from Grace Books here.