Walter teaches various Youth Ministry and practical ministry courses. He completed his undergrad studies at the Institute for Christian Studies (B.A., 1990), and graduate studies at Pepperdine University (M.S. in Ministry, 1992) and Fuller Theological Seminary (M.Div., 1996 and D.Min. in Youth and Family Ministry, 2006). He has served in full time ministry for over 16 years working at the Torrance Church of Christ, Malibu Church of Christ and Campbell Church of Christ. Walter and his wife, Amy, have two daughters, Madeline and Abby.