Wade Osborn was introduced to the Gospel through his mother. He was baptized at the age of seventeen at the 110th & Wilmington Avenue Church of Christ in Los Angeles. He began preaching at the age of eighteen and has been preaching and teaching the Gospel for the last twenty-nine years.
Wade met his wife, formally Petrina English in high school. Wade and Trina began dating in 1986 and married in 1987. They have been married for 23 years and have three children: Wade Jeffery II, Melanie, and Kelsey.
As a graduate of Southwestern Christian College, Wade earned an Associate of Arts degree in 1983 and Bachelors degree in 1985. In 1991, he attended Dominguez Hills for an Elementary School Teaching Credential and Masters Degree with emphasis on Curriculum Education.
Currently, Wade teaches fifth grade and has been an educator for the Compton Unified School District in Los Angeles County since 1989.
Wade has served as interim Minister for the Henderson Church of Christ in Henderson, Texas (1984); Youth Minister for the 110th & Wilmington Avenue Church of Christ in Los Angeles, CA (1986 – 1994); and Associate Minister for the D St. Church Of Christ in Perris, CA (1995 – 1999). Wade has been preaching, teaching, counseling, and training those who are open to the Gospel during his service as a Minister for the Church Of Christ Moreno Valley since 1999.