Good Shepherd Staff & Leadership

The staff and leadership here at Good Shepherd are comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them.

  • Bill Wade

    Senior Pastor

    Originally from Orlando, Florida, Bill graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in electrical engineering in 1990. He served in college ministry with Cru for seven years at the University of Maryland and James Madison University. He graduated from Reformed Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity in 2000 and from Covenant Theological Seminary with a Doctor of Ministry in 2013. Bill has been pastoring at Good Shepherd in St. Louis since 2007. Bill and Elyse have been married for almost 20 years, and they have four children. Bill is a life-long fan of the Atlanta Braves (and still has room in his heart to cheer for the Cardinals!), and he has an eclectic enjoyment of music from U2 to Twenty-One Pilots, from Kansas to Andy Mineo. You can contact Bill at

  • Don Kinnison

    Worship Leader

    Don Kinnison is from Pleasant Hill Missouri.  He graduated from Mizzou with a bachelors degree in music and he completed his masters from University of Texas. He has 30 years of experience as a High School Band Director and is an accomplished musician.  Don has a passion for worshipping God that is energetic and enthusiastic.  Don and Janice have been married for 18 years and have five children.  They love God with all their heart.

  • Kyle Maio

    Pastoral Intern

    Kyle and Kaylee Maio co-lead the CRUSH youth group. 

    Kyle is originally from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and has lived in St. Louis since 2013. He graduated from Covenant Theological Seminary with an MDiv and as a heart for the lonely, broken and needy. He also works as a Kindergarten teacher at South City Community School. 

    Feel free to contact him with any needs or questions.