Ryan Gear is a church planter, pastor, and nonprofit development consultant. Ryan founded One Church in Chandler, Arizona and Elevation Collective, a consulting firm serving churches and nonprofit charitable organizations. He holds a BA in Religion from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and a Master of Divinity degree from Ashland Theological Seminary. Ryan is a regular contributor to HuffPost and has contributed to On Faith, Beliefnet, and Convergent Books and has been featured twice in Real Clear Religion. Ryan is married to Hannah. They have two sons and live in Chandler, Arizona. Follow Ryan on Twitter @ryangear77.