After graduating from Pensacola Christian College in 1980, Wayne started working at the Bill Rice Ranch in Murfreesboro, Tn. He married Kathy in 1981, and they worked at the Ranch until 1984. Wayne then became the youth pastor and Assistant pastor at Hope Baptist Church in Apopka, Fl. They were there until 1988, when they started deputation to be missionaries to Scotland under Gospel Fellowship Association. Wayne and Kathy arrived in Scotland in 1992 and ministered there until 2012. There they started Tweedbank Baptist Church. They also helped minister in the Bible Baptist Church, Yetholm Baptist Mission and Almond Valley Baptist Church. In 2012, they left Scotland and returned to the States where they ministered in Trinity Baptist Church in Centerville, GA. The Searcy’s have 3 daughters and six grandchildren.