Dr. Wayne Slusser was born and reared in Northeast Ohio. Upon receiving a degree in Landscape Architecture from the U. of Oklahoma (1991), he returned to Ohio to work in a landscape design firm. He met his wife, Melissa, and they were married in 1993. They have 2 children, Jack and Nick.
Wayne graduated with his M.Div. in 2001 and was asked to be on faculty at Baptist Bible College & Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO. He taught New Testament and Greek courses for 14 years (2001-2015) and served as the Dean of the Seminary for 4 years (2011-2015).
While serving on the faculty at BBC & Theological Seminary, Wayne received his PhD in New Testament & Greek (2012) and was the co-pastor (2001-2015) of a team church plant in Ozark, MO.
Wayne is now the Dean of the Seminary and Professor of New Testament at Baptist Bible Seminary, Clarks Summit University. He is also now managing and authoring the blog found at ntresources.com/blog/ that was established by the late Dr. Rodney Decker. He is the head women’s soccer coach at CSU.