Bishop Joseph Warren Walker, III is the Senior Pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Nashville, Tennessee. He was born in Shreveport, Louisiana to Joseph and Rosa Walker. Bishop Walker currently serves as the International Presiding Bishop in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, International. In July 2013, he was chosen to succeed International Presiding Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr. in 2015. Bishop Walker received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; a Master of Divinity degree from Vanderbilt University; and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Princeton Theological Seminary. He holds two honorary Doctorates from Meharry Medical College and Southern University respectively. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Meharry Medical College.
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