Walter Hampel is the founder of the Restoring the Core initiative. He became a believer in Christ in 1984. He is married and the father of two adult sons and father-in-law to a wonderful daughter-in-law..
He has a Master of Arts in Christian Theology from Ashland Theological Seminary.
His articles have been published in the Ashland Theological Journal and the Evangelical Review of Theology. He is a contributor to Testimoni Della Fede Nelle Chiese Della Reforma (Testimony of the Faith in the Churches of the Reformation), an Italian language encyclopedia of biographies of key figures in the Protestant Reformation. In addition, he is the author of the book Restoring All Things In Christ.
Walter Hampel has been an instructor in Christian Thought at William Tyndale College in Farmington Hills MI.
He attends and is a member of Troy Christian Chapel in Troy MI.