In February 2014, the First Baptist Church of Vienna, Virginia was led to call Dr. Walton as its 9th Senior Pastor in their 146 year history. His charismatic, energetic, and innovative leadership is leading this 1100 member congregation into a season where they are “Empowered by the Past and Excited About the Future.” In addition, Dr. Walton serves the
denomination as a board member of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., where Dr. Jerry Young as president.
Dr. Walton recently released his first book, Life Lessons: Living, Learning & Trusting God. Walton has been honored by two national publications: The Network Journal as one of the “40 under forty” Class of 2010 and The African American Pulpit Journal as one of the “Twenty to Watch under Forty” Spring 2005. Walton is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated and loves his role as preacher and teacher.