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Philip  Wade

Philip Wade

Worship Pastor

Philip Wade serves as the Minister of Music at Cypress Baptist Church. He was born in Farmerville, LA and attended First Baptist Church, where at age 12 he made a profession of faith. His wife, Carol, is also from Farmerville. They were married in 1983 and have 3 children, Meredith, Mark, and John Philip.

His degrees include a MA in History from Louisiana Tech, a Master of Divinity degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and a BS in Music, from Louisiana State University.  Carol is a retired science teacher from Benton High School. 

Philip is an accomplished composer/orchestrator. His main instruments are guitar and drums.