Wayne & Diana Lanier
Wayne Lanier and his wife Diana have been married for 25 years. They have 6 children; Preston, Brandon, Lauren, McKennah, Kai, and Nevaeh. Wayne is one of the Pastors at Celebration Church in Jacksonville, a large global multi-site church with campuses in Jacksonville, Ireland, Zimbabwe, and Costa Rica. He is one of their senior staff and currently oversees Life Development. Wayne and Diana have served at Celebration for 11 years now. After graduating Bible College at 19, Wayne began
working full time in the ministry. The early years were spent traveling throughout the United States, Canada, Central America and Great Britain. Later Wayne and Diana entered Pastoral Ministry eventually settling in Jacksonville.Because of the mentorship and coaching they received prior to marriage, the Laniers found themselves equipped with the insight and tools necessary to grow a thriving marriage. They have spent the last 20 years investing those insights and tools into other couples and working with couples whose marriages were in turmoil. For the 11 years Wayne has served the people of Celebration Church he has worked with 100’s of couples every year; from Premarital ministry, to marriage enrichment, and helping couples in crisis recover their marriages.Through his friendship and ministry partnership with Dr. Richard Marks, Wayne has made Live the Life a key element in their ministry to couples. With a passion for investing in young couples and seeing crisis marriages find healing, both Wayne and Diana have devoted themselves to helping ensure future generations are equipped and empowered for a great marriage.