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.

  • Jake Neufeld

    Pastoral Intern

    Jake Neufeld is from Billings, Montana and graduated from Montana State University.  He graduated from Covenant Seminary with his Masters in Divinity.  Jake and Casi have been married for nine years and have three children.  Jake has a heart and a passion for those who are poor and powerless.  Jake runs our Life Team and Men's Ministry Team at Good Shepherd. You can contact Jake at

  • Kyle Maio

    Pastoral Intern

    Kyle grew up in the countryside of Alberta, Canada. He served onboard the MV Doulos overseas in Asia for 2 years where he also met his wife Kaylee. They have been married for 5 years and have a two year old daughter Selah and a newborn boy Josiah. Kyle loves to build friendships and have fun but also has a heart to serve in hard areas. He is a student at Covenant Seminary and graduates in May 2017. You can contact Kyle at