Tom Wacaster graduated from the Brown Trail School of Preaching in 1972, as well as studying Speech and History at East Central University from 1976-1980. He married his good wife Johnnie Ann on October 16, 1968. They have been blessed with two children and five grandchildren.
Brother Wacaster has over four decades of experience in preaching, doing local work with congregations in Oklahoma and Texas. He has spent the last few years as the local preacher for the Handley church of Christ in Fort Worth, Texas.
Additionally, he brings a vast amount of experience as a Missionary, having done work as a located missionary in South Africa, and in Poltava, Ukraine. He also served as a Missionary in Residence with the congregation in Talco, Texas from 2004-2010, and made four to six mission trips a year to Russia, India, Ethiopia and Mexico. He has also held Gospel Meetings in Botswana and Zimbabwe.
Brother Wacaster has also taught at two stateside schools of preaching (Brown Trail, 1984-1988 and Houston College of the Bible, 1993-1999). He is also involved in directing the Kakinada School of Preaching in India.
In addition to penning a number of articles for Tom’s Pen, brotherhood periodicals, and writing a multitude of chapters for numerous brotherhood lectureship books, brother Wacaster has authored a number of outstanding commentaries on books of Holy Scripture (Galatians, Romans, Hebrews, Ephesians, Revelation, a 7-volume set on the Psalms, and two volumes on the Gospel of John). He is also nearing completion of his commentary on the Gospel of Matthew.