Meet the staff


matt berry • chapter director

Matt was born and raised in Arkansas. He graduated from University of Central Arkansas in 2015 with a Bachelors of Arts in History. While in college Matt volunteered at Conway KLIFE for five years and spent his summers working at Kanakuk Kamps. He enjoys watching and talking about all things sports related, but especially college football. To relax, Matt enjoys a good cup of coffee, being outdoors, hunting and fishing, or listening to music. Matt oversees the guys small groups and the guys volunteer leaders. He is excited about living in Searcy and discipling the students of Searcy.


Katelyn Tolle • women's director

Katelyn was raised in north Missouri and graduated from Evangel University (’14) in Springfield with a degree in Secondary Biology Education.  After teaching for a year she decided to attend the Kanakuk Institute, a one year discipleship and leadership training program in Branson, MO. While attending the Institute Katelyn completed an internship with KLIFE, and it was there that she developed a passion for teaching Truth, discipleship, and training up the next generation of Christian leaders.

Katelyn played softball in college, loves all things sports (Go Cards) and outdoors, learning new things, movies, music, traveling, COFFEE, crafty things, and anything that can make her laugh! She oversees the girls small groups and girls volunteer leaders, and is excited to be a part of the Searcy community.