Thayer is a native of Painesville, Ohio. He is a graduate of Oklahoma Christian University (B.A.), Abilene Christian University (M.A.) and Concordia Theological Seminary (Ph.D.). Thayer has served churches in Ohio, Kansas, and Indiana. He has served on the staff of Bible colleges in Nigeria, eSwatini (Swaziland), and Canada, and has also been a guest lecturer at schools in Ghana and Zambia. He and his wife, Chery, have four sons and eight grandchildren.
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