Woodrow Walker, II grew up in Brooklyn (Lovejoy), Illinois. At age 11, he accepted the call to the ministry and was ordained in 1963. He faithfully served in ministry in the St. Louis, Missouri area before relocating to Atlanta, Georgia in 1978.
Woodrow Walker, II currently serves as Pastor and Founder of Cross Culture Church (formerly Abundant Life Church) in Lithonia, Georgia where his faithful leadership has continued since its inception in 1980. God has given him a global vision of bridging the gap, changing mindsets and transforming culture to the standard of Christ. Through the challenging teachings of evangelism, discipleship and worship, Pastor Walker is committed to spreading a global message of reconciliation and revival.
With a heart for the nations, Pastor Walker and his mission’s teams have traveled throughout South, East and West Africa; Great Britain; the Philippines; Guyana, South America; the Ukraine and the West Indies.
Locally, he has served on various boards including: Missions Overseas Short Team (MOST), Beulah Heights Bible College, GBI Chaplain, Project Impact and is the Founding Board Member of the South Dekalb Church Federal Credit Union. He is one of the Chaplains of (GBI) Georgia Bureau of Investigations, Founder and President of America Save Our Youth (ASOY) and Fellowship of Metro Atlanta Churches (FMAC). In addition, he is a member of “Leadership DeKalb Class 2010”.
Pastor Walker is also the Founder and Chairman of Global Visionaries Network (GVN), a global ministry designed to employ effective missions’ renewal methodology to impact global marketplace climate and behavior through biblically consistent ethics. His hearts desire is to enlist, equip, empower and engage Christians in the marketplace with competencies and value-based principles resulting in personal, spiritual and professional prosperity so they can impact those within their sphere of influence.
Pastor Walker is the husband to Francine, and the father of four: Maurice, Krista, Kerys and Woodrow, III.