Our Pastor

Reverend Dr. Wayne L. Moore

Senior Pastor

Reverend Dr. Wayne L. Moore is the Senior Pastor of Olivet Missionary Baptist Church, where he teaches, preaches and spreads the Word of our Heavenly Father.

 

Reverend Dr. Moore received his Bachelor of Theology Degree (1990) from the Central Baptist Theological Seminary and his Bachelor of Arts Degree (2004) from the Simmons Bible College in Louisville, Kentucky. In an effort to stay abreast of all Theological training, he completed extensive work at Martin University and Heritage Bible College. Reverend Dr. Moore received an Honorary Doctorate Degree (2008) from the Central Baptist Theological Seminary.

 

In 1980, Reverend Dr. Moore was licensed to preach at the Christ Missionary Baptist Church, under the leadership of Reverend Dr. Melvin Girton. Under the tutorage of Reverend Girton, he was selected to serve as one of his Associate Ministers. He also served as Associate Minister at Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church and Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church. In addition, he held the positions of Interim Pastor at New Garfield Baptist Church, Greater St. Mark Baptist Church and Northside New Era Baptist Church.

 

In August 1990, Reverend Dr. Moore was installed as the Pastor of Olivet Missionary Baptist Church. Under Pastor Moore’s leadership, Olivet Missionary Baptist Church has grown spiritually, numerically and financially. Pastor Moore and the church officers realized that with the growth of the church there was a need for a new facility.

 

With the help of the Holy Spirit, Olivet moved from its location on the south side of the city to its current location on the northwest side of Indianapolis.

 

Reverend Dr. Moore has served as Second Vice President of the Indiana Missionary Baptist Convention; past General Secretary of Capitol City Fellowship Association; past Foreign Mission Chairman for I.M.B.S.C.; and past Foreign Mission Board Member of the National Missionary Baptist Convention. He served a term as the Director of Simmons Bible College Indianapolis Extension; board member and Treasure of the Central Baptist Theological Seminary. Reverend Dr. Moore has been an instructor at the National Baptist Sunday School Convention for more than twelve years. In May 2002, he was elected Moderator of the Capitol City Fellowship Missionary Baptist Association for a four-year term.

 

In November 2006, Reverend Dr. Moore was offered and accepted the position of Assistant General Secretary of the National Missionary Baptist Convention of America. Currently, Reverend Dr. Wayne L. Moore serves as the Vice President of Ecumenical Affairs for the National Missionary Baptist Convention of America and President of the Indiana State Missionary Baptist Convention.

 

Reverend Dr. Moore is a devoted family man. He and his wife Sister Paulastyne Terry Moore have been blessed with three daughters Candice, Courtney and Camaryn; nephew-son Ernest Terry; grandsons Caden, Cannen and Camble; and granddaughter Camille.