Meet Reverend Ken Klaus, |
Speaker for Lutheran Hour Ministries
The Reverend Kenneth R. Klaus of St. Louis, MO is The Lutheran Hour
Speaker, and can be heard most weeks on The Lutheran Hour. He serves
the media spokesman, spiritual leader, and evangelist for the organization,
as well as ministry emissary with The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
(LCMS) and Lutheran Church - Canada.
previously was administrative pastor of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
in Dallas, Tex. He also served the International Lutheran Laymen's
League (Int'l LLL) as its pastoral advisor from 1996 to 2000 and has
held pastoral positions in Minnesota, central Illinois and South Dakota
Lutheran parishes. In addition to lecturing in the Midwest, Klaus
frequently has traveled throughout Europe, Israel, Palestine, Egypt
A prolific writer, Klaus has published many works. He has authored
topical and devotional booklets, the "Ultralife" Bible Study for young
adults and sermons for "Concordia Pulpit Resources." He developed
the 1997 Lenten devotional series, "Uncustomary Love," and the 1999
Advent devotional series, "Savior for the Centuries," used by Lutheran
Hour Ministries. He also authored the 2002
Lenten Devotional, "The Savior Said to Me" for the Int'l LLL.
Klaus holds a Master of Theology degree from Concordia Seminary,
Springfield, Ill., and a Bachelor of Arts degree in pre-seminary studies
from Concordia College, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Klaus was a member of the Lutheran Counseling and Family Services
Board of Directors and has served as a circuit counselor for the LCMS
Minnesota South District. He was an active member of the LCMS Minnesota
South District Board for Student Evaluations.