Wayne Cook came to First Baptist Church Pigeon Forge in the fall of 1995 and serves as the Executive Pastor.
A graduate of The University in Nacogdoches, Texas, Wayne later taught at Northeast Louisiana University as associated professor in Family Development and Childhood Education
before surrendering to Full-time Christian Ministry and attending Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.
Wayne has served in such churches as FBC Castle Hills, TX, FBC Jacksonville, FL, FBC Springdale, AR, FBC Woodstock, GA, and now FBC Pigeon Forge, TN in areas of education and administration.
Along with his wife of over 42 years, Regi, Wayne has three adult childen and four grandchildren. Hobbies include planning and spending time with family, reading, and enjoying
God's Outdoor creation.