4:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Lincoln
10:00 a.m. Friday, July 23, 2021, at the church
Dr. Wayne Shaw, 89, went to be with
his Lord and Savior on July 14, 2021 at 7:15 p.m.
Wayne was born on May 23, 1932 in Covington, IN; son
of Charles and Mabel (Howard) Shaw. He married Janet
Broz in 1957 in Boyd, IL. She survives him.
Also surviving Wayne are his sons: Haydn (Laurie)
Shaw of Frankfort, Scott (Kerryn) Shaw of Wuhan,
China, and Barton (Irene) Shaw of Downs, one sister:
Louise Ridlen of Morristown, TN; one brother:
Charles Shaw Jr. of Covington, grandchildren:
Barton, Joshua, Maxwell, Katy Beth, Tyler, Nicholas,
Brooklyn, Malea, Laynie, Ellie, Rachel, and Timothy;
great grandchildren: Ainsley and Arlow.
Wayne was preceded in death by his parents and one
son: Errett Shaw.
Wayne graduated from Perrysville High School in
Indiana, and then earned a BA in Ministerial Science
from Lincoln Bible Institute. He went on to earn his
MS in Christian ministry from Butler University, and
a PhD in Rhetoric from Indiana University.
A passionate and gifted preacher, Wayne pastored
several churches in Illinois and Indiana: Boyd
Christian Church, Boyd IL; Ellettsville Christian
Church, Ellettsville, IN; Lancaster Church of
Christ, Lancaster IL and Red Brush Christian Church,
In 1966, Wayne joined the faculty at
Lincoln Christian Seminary as professor of
preaching, and served as Seminary Dean for 26 years.
He was a past president of the Academy of Homiletics
and ¬the North American Christian Convention, and
served on the boards of several missions
organizations including: Team Expansion, Asian
Pacific Mission, and the Chaplaincy Endorsement
During their 64 years together, Wayne’s and Janet’s
love for international missions led them all over
the world as ambassadors for the gospel, preaching
and teaching in Haiti, India, Indonesia, Mexico, The
Philippines, East Africa, South Africa and West
Services for Wayne will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, July
23, 2021, at Lincoln Christian Church in Lincoln,
with Don Green and Tom Ewald sharing messages from
scripture. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 22, 2021, also at Lincoln Christian
Memorials may be made in Wayne’s name to Lincoln
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