Wade has been the director of Christian Challenge since August of 1993. He and his wife, Carol, have been reaching students for almost 25 years. Both graduated from CSU and were very involved in Challenge back in the day. Wade graduated with a degree in music, has a Master of Divinity from Golden Gate Baptist Seminary, & is an ordained minister. Carol has a reputation as the wonderful & wise "Mom" of Challenge. She is gifted in leading women's bible studies and mentoring/discipling the girls of Challenge. They have two children, Cameron, who is on staff with Challenge, and Christa, who recently graduated college at the University of Northwestern St. Paul, MN.