Chris Kear serves as the director of Downline Conway. With three little ones, Chris and wife Tara stay active. Chris enjoys fly fishing, cycling, coaching soccer, Florida Gator and New Orleans Saints football, DIY projects and taking trips to Nicaragua and Spain to equip disciple makers.
Chris and Tara are both graduates of Ouachita Baptist University where Chris received an B.A. in Christian Studies with an emphasis in Biblical Studies. Chris received a Master of Arts (Theology) degree from B.H. Carroll Theological Institute, in which his Master’s Thesis Project focused on discipleship appointments in the book of 2 Timothy. Tara also holds a B.S. and M.S. from of University of Central Arkansas in Occupational Therapy, but her greatest passion is investing in their home and the three youngest disciples that God has given them. Prior to joining Downline, Chris spent over 6 years as an executive pastor at a local church in Conway.