Wayne has served as the pulpit preacher here at University since May of 2007. Before moving to Texas, Wayne worked with churches in Arkansas, Tennessee, and Mississippi. He and his wife, Shana Kaye, were married in 1996. Together have four daughters and one son-in-law: Hannah & Chant Parker, Ashlyn, Bailey, and Karsyn. In 1996, Wayne graduated from the Memphis School of Preaching. He holds a B.A. and M.S. from Amridge University, and he is currently pursuing his MDiv through Amridge. In addition to preaching, Wayne serves as the founding director of Focal Point Preachers’ Workshop and is an instructor at the Southwest School of Bible Studies in Austin.
Wayne is an avid sports fan, a book junky, and loves to travel.