Dr. Walter Malone Jr. is Pastor/Founder of the Canaan Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky. Under his leadership the Canaan Christian Church serves as a model of ministry with a commitment to promoting the gospel of Jesus Christ through evangelistic outreach, family enrichment, economic empowerment, educational excellence, and community development.
Dr. Malone is a native of Nashville, Tennessee where he attended Fisk University and later American Baptist College from which he earned a B. A. in Theology. He holds a Master's degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, and a Doctorate of Ministry from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. He is the author of four books, An Operative Faith for an Oppressed People, From Holy Power to Holy Profits, Let's Have Church and The Freedom To Be: An Journey Into Spiritual Formation.
Recognized and respected around the country as a noted preacher, teacher, and lecturer Dr. Malone has traveled extensively throughout the nation sharing the Word of God and blessing the lives of people. Dr. Malone resides in Louisville with his wife Sandra, Minister of Counseling at Canaan. They have one son Walter Malone III, Ed.D., who serves at Canaan as Church Administrator.