Ryan McAdams

Ryan McAdams, a pastor from Providence Forge in Charles City County just outside of Richmond, is running to be the Republican nominee for Congress in Virginia’s 4th District. He stops by the podcast to discuss:

  • The newly drawn 4th District and its composition
  • The role of the Justice Department and Judiciary v. the states at determining their district lines
  • His background and interests
  • Baseball, coming from California to Virginia, his time at VMI and VCU, and being called to the ministry
  • His Faith and coming to Faith
  • The Congressional Prayer Caucus and his becoming the state director of the Virginia Prayer Caucus
  • Being inspired to run for Congress
  • A look at the 2016 numbers and lessons learned. Specifically, how to win in Henrico, Petersburg and Richmond, where the margin of victory for Congressman McEachin was significant
  • His thoughts on welfare reform, the criminal justice system, economic empowerment, and family/community values
  • How he addresses the current issues surrounding Pres. Donald Trump as a pastor and now, as a candidate
  • What’s motivating him

Links of note:
Ryan McAdams for Congress
2016 Election Results
GovTrack – Virginia’s 4th Congressional District (includes district map)

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