Wayne was born in Shaunavon Sask into a loving family who made Jesus the centre of their home. He is married to Lydia and they have 4 adult children (Craig, Erin, Brynne and Evelyn). He attended Winnipeg Bible College and Prairie Bible College.
Wayne spent most of his life in the business world but was always involved in church ministry including teaching, worship leading and various other leadership roles. For the past several years Wayne has been working with men caught up in addictions of various kinds.
He and his family have been involved at Mt Olive now for several years and recently God led him to take on the role of Worship Pastor as well as oversee their recovery/addiction ministry.