Womack attended Butler University where he received a bachelor of arts in 1954 and a bachelor of divinity in 1958. He earned a PhD from Wayne State in 1967. Womack began preaching for the Church of Christ at the age of 17 and continued for over 50 years. He preached in a variety of places including the following states: California, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin. Womack worked at Pepperdine University from 1967-1999, first as an administrator, and then as a Professor in the Communication Division. He published more than a dozen books and also worked as a visiting professor for the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department. While involved with the department, he served as a member of the Master Planning Committee for LEEP (Law Enforcement Education Program), a Pepperdine graduate program which assisted policemen and district attorney personnel. Up until the time of Morris' death, he was very active in the Simi Valley Church of Christ where he preached for a number of years.