Youth Ministry Questions with the Walker family

Kristi, Todd, and Travis Walker, children of the late Mel Walker, recently joined us on Wake Up Right to honor their father and his life of faithful ministry, as well as to share about Mel’s final book, Youth Ministry Questions: Lessons from a Life-Long Youth Worker. Mel’s joy was investing his life into the next generation, and it’s clear from our conversation that he did that beginning with his own family, as each of Mel’s grown kids is in ministry and shares their dad’s passion for discipleship. 


Hear more about Mel’s ministry and his final book in this great conversation from Wake Up Right!


About Mel Walker

Mel Walker was a youth pastor, taught youth and family ministry courses and served in various administrative roles at Faith Baptist Bible College in Ankeny, Iowa, and then at Baptist Bible College & Seminary in Clarks Summit, PA. Mel was a frequent speaker at youth, church leadership, family life, and parenting conferences, and authored fourteen books. Mel went home to be with the Lord in December 2021. Learn more about Mel Walker and find more about his books at

Kristi Walker serves as a missionary in Berlin, Germany with the Association of Baptists for World Evangelism.

Todd Walker serves in pastoral ministry.

Travis Walker serves as Discipleship Pastor at First Family Church in Ankeny, Iowa.

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