Brother Phil Hanyard is the current Evangelist and one of the Elders at Hampton Avenue Church of Christ in Milwaukee, WI. He started in the ministry by assisting preaching at prison ministries almost 20 years ago. In 2001, he was ordained as the Assistant Minister by Brother Quiller Harris, who was the Evangelist at Hampton Ave. Church of Christ at that time. Under the new leadership of Brother Barry Gainey as the Evangelist, Brother Phil Hanyard was ordained as one of the Elders at Hampton in 2013. In August of 2016, Brother Gainey accepted a new position in Kansas City and ordained Brother Hanyard as the Evangelist of Hampton also. He has been married to his wife, Dawn Marie Hanyard, for over 30 years and they have two children, Sabrina and Joshua, who are both young adults. Brother Phil Hanyard is earning a Bachelor’s degree from Harding University in Bible and Ministry. Bro. Hanyard has also attended the satellite school of the Sunset Bible Institute, which is located at the Brentwood Church of Christ campus in Milwaukee, WI. He has earned a certificate of completion of Old Testament Biblical studies, as well as several certificates of completion in New Testament Biblical studies. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. He has an Associate’s Degree in Police Science. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. He also has a Master’s in Organizational Management and Leadership.