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 pastors.
Chris and Tara are both proud graduates of Ouachita Baptist University where Chris received an undergraduate degree in Biblical Studies. Once he gets done writing a thesis he will have competed his Master of Arts in Theology. 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 staff, Chris spent over 6 years as an executive pastor at a local church in Conway before that was on the leadership team at Fellowship Church in Arkadelphia while on staff at Ouachita Baptist University.