Pastor Rob Walker

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ROB WALKER
#2 Friendship Lane ▪ Anderson, MO 64831 ▪ 417-455-6169 ▪ benrobwalker@gmail.com

 

 

MINISTRY OBJECTIVE

My calling is to lead churches to help people CONNECT with God and other believers, COMMIT to becoming more like Christ, and experience COMMUNITY the way God has designed it (C3)!

 

 

MINISTRY PROFILE
  1. Over 13 years in Full-time Vocational Christian Ministry
  2. Ability to plan, organize, and communicate vision to a body of believers; develop and implement an appropriate course of action to fulfill God's vision for the church
  3. Keen understanding of diverse cultural backgrounds; highly responsive to widely varied community needs and circumstances. Compassionate leader able to recruit others and reach out to those in need
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills; a Peacemaker, able to function effectively within a team as well as across organizational boundaries. Exceptionally flexible, diplomatic, resourceful and creative
  5. Participate in creation, development, implementation and maintenance of programs, objectives, short-and long-range planning; develop and implement projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of goals
  6. Expositional & Relevant approach to preaching
  7. Deep reverence for the Church and the Word of God

 

MINISTRY EMPLOYMENT

Evangelism ▪ Discipleship Training Sessions ▪ Baptist Disaster Relief Volunteer ▪ Missions Catalyst ▪ Program Organization / Administration ▪ Leadership Development ▪ Transportation Director ▪ Church Planter

 

First Baptist Church, Anderson, MO.

SENIOR PASTOR                                                                                                        11/ 2006- Present

 

Waterloo Road Baptist Church, Edmond, OK

MINISTER to STUDENTS                                                                                           5/2001 – 11/ 2006

 

Communities in Schools, Fort Worth, TX

AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM DIRECTOR                                                               8/2000 –  5/2001

 

Waterloo Road Baptist Church

COLLEGE DIRECTOR & INTERN                                                                            8/1998 – 5/2000


Baptist Homes for Children – Edmond Boys Ranch

COTTAGE TUTOR                                                                                                       1994 – 1995 School year

    MINISTRY/ MISSIONS / EVANGELISM HIGHLIGHTS

 

Senior Pastor, Anderson First Baptist, Anderson, Mo. November 2006- Current

 

BAPTIST DISASTER RELIEF

 

  • Certified for Chain Saw Unit, Mass Care/ Feeding Unit, Chaplaincy, Blue Hat, CISM, & Assessment
  • Directed and Operated Red Cross Shelter at FBC during Ice Storm of Jan. 2007
  • Served on 3-man committee with Shoal Creek Baptist Association in the creation of SBC Mass Care Unit
  • Participated in Numerous call-outs in McDonald County, Mo., Joplin, Neosho, St. Louis, & Hannibal

 

MISSIONS CATALYSTS          

  • Formed Strategic partnership between Shoal Creek Baptist Association & BelVal Community Church in Leogan, Haiti. New Church Planted in BelVal in April of 2013
  • Planted Hispanic Mission Church in McDonald County, MO. – May 2007
  • Directed Local Evangelistic Events:  Sports Clinics, See You at the Pole Rallies, Power Team Crusade,  Food Pantry, Backsnack program through Anderson Elementary, annual Back to school fair (over 2K in attendance), Anderson Woodbank (Men’s ministry that provided firewood for Senior Adults and Disabled; give approx. 70 Ricks away each winter)
  • Partnered with United Way & Wal-Mart return Center to help distribute “returned” items to low income community
  • Led Roofing Construction Project for Grand Rapids Baptist Church, MN (through Baptist Builders)

 

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Have led Mission groups, Youth, & Pastor’s Conferences in Mexico & Haiti 
  • Elected Treasurer for the Anderson Ministerial Alliance
  • Served as Camp Pastor, Bible Study Director, and Missions Director for Associational Children’s Camp @ Baptist Hill, Mt. Vernon, Mo.
  • Implemented Biblical Counseling, Grief Care & Divorce Recovery Outreach in McDonald County, Mo.
  • Chaplain for McDonald County Sheriff Department
  • Board Member for United Way of NW Arkansas

 

 

Minister of Students, Waterloo Road Baptist Church, Edmond, OK.  May 2001 – November 2006

 

PROJECT CREATOR / DIRECTOR – MISSION KINDER, La  2006 (4 Mission Trips)

  • Coordinated over 200 volunteers to roof 13 homes, run 2 chain saw crews, sheetrock entire home for Hispanic mission pastor, held weeklong marriage, family life, and youth worship leadership conferences, and add infrastructure to FBC Kinder preparing them to host future disaster relief groups
  • Received $125K grant to further assist church properties with materials and mortgage needs; partnered with LA Baptist Convention to use these facilities as headquarters for disaster relief efforts coordinating efforts with FEMA and the Red Cross.  

 

WATERLOO WORLD CHANGERS, 2003 & 2004

  • Assessed community needs and organized/ equipped volunteer groups to meet these needs (in area  surrounding our church)
  • Held Evangelistic block party & evening tent revival services
  • Painted and roofed (7) houses, performed landscape maintenance for the elderly, assisted residents with backyard clean-up; spearheaded VBS efforts to reach the families of the community
 

WORLD CHANGERS (through North American Mission Board), 2001, 2002, 2005

  • Responsible for all fundraising, travel, and pre-trip activities
  • Served as Construction Crew Chief (Anniston, AL; Fort Worth, TX; & Thompsonville, IL)

 

MISSION OKC with Billy Graham, 2003

  • Served as church liaison with Billy Graham Evangelism Association
  • Recruited over 100 members from our church to attend BGEA Evangelism training sessions
  • Organized and operated two community bus routes offering rides to the public during crusade
  • Initiated further counseling, discipleship, and follow-up on decisions referred to our church after crusade

 

5K WATERLOO RUN RACE – 2003, 2004, 2005

  • Publicity outreach effort in conjunction with Waterloo World Changers
  • 5K run was officially certified and sanctioned as an event of U.S. Track & Field Association

 

MEXICO MISSIONS – 2004, 2005, 2006

  • Served as feature speaker with focus on leading / relating to youth culture (2005 Pastor's Leadership Conference)
  • Directed city-wide youth evangelism campaigns in Lazaro Cardenas, 2004 & 2005
  • Preached Evangelistic Revivals in Rural Church Plants, 2006

 

CHURCH CAMP DIRECTOR – 2001 THRU 2006

  • Directed church activities for Falls Creek Baptist church camps, averaging 120 students each year
  • Performed a variety of duties in coordination of cabin programming, meals, curriculum development, and smooth flow of activities on a daily basis

 

CAMP PASTOR – 2005 & 2011

  • Recruited by Baptist General Convention to be a featured camp pastor / speaker for week two of activities at Camp Hudgens (BGCO State Children’s Camp)
  • Associational Children’s Camp Pastor at Baptist Hill, Mt. Vernon, MO.

 

SECULAR WORK EXPERIENCE:

Bob Moore Inc.

SALES 6/1996- 6/1998   MANAGEMENT 6/1998- 1/2000

 

Burnett Medical

CUSTOMER SERVICE, PRODUCT TRAINING, & INVENTORY CONTROL

1/1992 – 5/1996

 

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 

APPOINTED CHAPLAIN, May 2010

McDonald County Sheriff Department

 

CREDENTIALED FACULTY INSTRUCTOR, August 2009

Oklahoma Baptist University - Ministry Training Institute (MTI)

 

CERTIFICATION IN BIBLICAL COUNSELING, 2009

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary – Fort Worth, TX

 

MASTER OF ARTS: Christian Education, 2003

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary – Fort Worth, TX

 

BACHELOR OF ARTS: History, 2000

University of Central Oklahoma – Edmond, OK

 

  1. Recipient – Leadership Development Scholarship
  2. Member – President's Leadership Council, 1992 – 1995
  3. Benevolence Chairmen – President's Leadership Council, 1993 – 1994
  PERSONAL

 

Married 20 years: KRISTIN JOY WALKER

Children: LINDSEY (14 yr old Daughter); CAYLE (9 yr old Son)

Licensed Minister, October 2001

Ordained Minister, October 2007

 

 

REFERENCES & SERMON/TEACHING SAMPLES available upon request