Wade grew up in Texas and married the love of his life on September 2, 1988. Wade and Julie have one son, Aaron, who is now attending Dallas Baptist University. Wade enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, and reading. His favorite books include the Bible, Biblical Preaching, Experiencing God, Radical, and anything written by Thom Rainer.
Wade was called to Collinsville First Baptist in November 2007 to serve as Minister of Education. In March 2011, God called him to serve as our Senior Pastor. He is passionate to see lives changed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ and see them grow in their relationship with Him.
Wade graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with degrees in Theology, Master of Arts in Christian Education, and is currently working on a D.Min in Pastoral Leadership.