Wayne Brandow became the pastor of the Bible Baptist Church of Galway on September 11, 1977. A graduate of Florida Bible College, BA in Biblical Education, 1975, and Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary , MDiv, 2000.
Prior to coming to Galway, he worked with junior high youth in Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Indian youth on the Seneca and Tuscarora Reservations in Western NY; directed youth ministries at the Niagara Bible Conference and spoke to youth groups in western NY and northern PA. He has a working knowledge of Greek and Hebrew and has taughtGreek for English Students, and Bible Study Methods at the Albany Bible Institute. He taught a graduate level course on Baptist History and an undergraduate course on Church History at the Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and of the International Society of Reformed Baptists.
Pastor Brandow has been married to Martha since 1976 and they have three daughters: Joy, Heather, and Lindsay (all grew up in Galway). Pastor Brandow is also bi-vocational, having also worked in the Post Office as a letter carrier since 1987.