Kevin D. Spears was born on July 3, 1979 in DeKalb, Illinois and was raised in the small country town of Big Rock, Illinois. Pastor was saved on March 5, 1997 after reading a Gospel tract. On September 2, 1998, he surrendered to God's call on his life to be a pastor. He pursued this calling by studying at Commonwealth Baptist College in Lexington, Kentucky. He graduated in 2003 with a B.A. in Theology. From 2003 until the summer of 2008, he was on staff at Clays Mill Road Baptist Church in Lexington, Kentucky.
Pastor Spears started Fellowship Baptist Church on Sunday, November 2nd of 2008. Pastor and Mrs. Kimmie Spears have been married 15 years and have 3 children, Isaac, Aaron, and Elias.