After capturing TobyMac’s attention, Stevenson—who spent seven years as a paramedic—was signed to an exclusive recording agreement with the iconic artist’s Gotee Records earlier this year. The Pacific Northwest native is a husband and father of two boys and currently serves as worship leader at Vertical Church Boise.

"Ryan is an impressive songwriter who understands the delicate balance of writing songs about his faith and walking it out in a cold, cold world," said TobyMac. "He never shies away from a 'Jesus' lyric, 'cause he is fully aware of where his strength comes from."