Walking Worthy Journey has announced the appointment of Steve McCary as executive director. He assumed responsibilities on April 1 and becomes the first executive director in the history of the ministry.
Mr. McCary has been affiliated with Walking Worthy for over 15 years, since hearing the ministry vision from Elodia and Floyd Flynn sitting around his kitchen table in 2003. Over those years, Mr. McCary has served Walking Worthy as a volunteer board member and WWJ small group facilitator.
Board Chairman Bob Dalrymple said, “We are pleased to have Steve McCary join the Board’s efforts to continue reaching our community with the message of freedom in Christ. Steve’s experience and leadership, partnering with our founder, Elodia Flynn, will help move WWJ into the next chapter of growth and effectiveness.”
Having more than 40 years of business and ministry experience, Mr. McCary has served in many leadership positions. Prior to retiring in 2017, he served as associate pastor at Woodland Park Baptist Church for 27 years, with the majority of those years dedicated to the Biblical Counseling ministry. Today, he continues to serve others through pastoral counseling, and his affiliation with WeAlign LLC, a Strengths-based coaching group.
He enjoys golf, traveling and spending time with family. He is married to Gwen Owens McCary and together they have five adult children, five grandchildren and reside in Chattanooga.