Bishop Sir Walter Lee Mack, Jr. is a committed pastor and teacher whose vision and love of God and people is expansive enough to reach the nations and microscopic enough to touch individuals on a personal level. Diligently serving as pastor and teacher of Union Baptist Church, in Winston Salem, N.C., Bishop Mack provides spiritual guidance and leadership to his congregation of over 4,000. Bishop Mack currently serves as Metropolitan Bishop with Global United Fellowship. He provides leadership to the Southeastern and Coastal Atlantic Provinces. He is also the principal of Sir Walter Ministries, teaching organizations to foster an environment of openness, understanding and flexibility to move forward with vision, creativity, leadership, and commitment.
Formally educated at Elon College in Elon, NC (Bachelor of Arts-Mass Communication), Duke University in Durham, NC (Master of Divinity) and United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio (Doctor of Ministry), Bishop Mack is devoted to lifelong education and advancement. He completed a continuing education program at Harvard University, which focused on economic development and community revitalization where he was both a pupil and invited guest preacher. He was also a guest lecturer and round table participant at Oxford University in Oxford, England that focused on the role of religion and education in the government. Bishop Mack currently serves students as their academic advisor and theological mentor through the Doctoral Program at United Theological Seminary, which focuses on developing leadership for effective programming ministry in the Post-Modern Era.
Bishop Mack has traveled on three continents. His global work began with international mission trips to Haiti and Israel. Because of his sense of discernment and spiritual perspicacity, he is considered a churchologist. He is called upon by churches and organizations to develop strategies and formulate ministries that impact the internal and external climate of the entity. Additionally, he analyzes corporate culture and imparts guidance spirituality in the workplace and consultation in cultural awareness and diversity. His insight and skills have also been used at Tyson Foods, working with chaplains and ministers from more than 120 countries, American Express, Western Carolina University, Elon College, Wake Forest University, Harvard University, Winston-Salem Urban League, and the NAACP.
Bishop Mack has envisioned and implemented innovative methods of evangelism to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ. Among his pioneering outreach methodology are programs that are reaching the non-church goer in a contemporary culture. Included but not limited to are the Corner 2 Corner Drug Dealers Conference (C2C) where hundreds of drug dealers have been galvanized to enhance their knowledge of God, self and society; the Gospel Ice Cream truck reaching young children; First Friday concert series to reach young adults and provide an alternative to night clubs; and the Youth Character Football League with an emphasis on providing youth with a positive athletic experience, while addressing prevalent social issues.
Bishop Mack is the founder and convener of the Renew Church Leaders and Laity Conference. It was formed in 2017 and is reaching thousands from around the nation. The fundamental purpose of the Renew Conference is to provide an opportunity for ministers, church leaders, and laity to convene for worship, inspiration, information, and vision, that is intended to renew their ministries with innovative and creative strategies to impact the life of the church.
Bishop Mack is the author of several illuminating books including, Passions For Your Kingdom Purpose, Destined for Promotion, Hope For Hip Hop, How To Make A Wrong Relationship Right, Passion for Your Kingdom Purpose: The Contemporary Remix, Creative Ministry Moves, The God Simple Life and his most recent release, Sunday Morning. He is the editor of Before You Go to the Hospital, written by his mother, Frances Jones Mack. His sermons and articles have been published in numerous publications including The African American Pulpit Journal. He has been a featured guest on Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN) on numerous occasions and hosted shows on TCT Network. He recently joined the Word and Spirit Publishing’s Production Team as a Book Coach and has established his own publishing company, Sir Walter Mack Publishing.
Bishop Mack is the recipient of numerous awards and honors. Most recently, he was honored as 50 of the Most Influential People in the Triad. His affiliations include the National Baptist Convention, Progressive Baptist Convention, NC General Baptist State Convention, Second Harvest Food Bank, Winston-Salem State University, NC Governor’s Crime Commission, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Triad Cultural Arts, Inc, the Union Community Development Corporation, and the Martin Luther King Jr. Board of Preachers of Morehouse College.
Bishop Mack is married to Lady Kim Romaine Bush. He is a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and is the son of Mrs. Frances Mack and the late Rev. Dr. Sir Walter Mack, Sr.