Wayne Baxter has served as Associate Professor of New Testament and Greek at Heritage College & Seminary in Cambridge, Ontario since 2012. He earned his Master of Divinity at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and his PhD in Religious Studies at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario in 2007, majoring in Early Christianity with a minor in Early Judaism, specializing in the Gospel of Matthew. In 2012 his dissertation Israel's Only Shepherd: Matthew's Shepherd Motif and His Social Setting, was published. After completing his PhD, Wayne taught part-time at Wilfrid Laurier University, King's University College, and McMaster University. He is ordained with the Christian & Missionary Alliance and has pastored in Windsor, Ottawa, and Toronto.