Ken has been involved in research and writing projects with Dr. Brad Daniel, Executive Director, and Dr. Andrew Bobilya, Director of Training and Education, for over 15 years.
Ken has been an outdoor educator for over 40 years and is widely known due to his lifelong commitment to wilderness programming and camp ministry. He authored a popular textbook for leadership training titled The Role of the Instructor in the Outward Bound Educational Process. In addition, he has contributed to his profession over the years by conducting leadership training programs, presenting at numerous conferences, and writing journal articles.
Ken served as assistant professor of Christian education and kinesiology, and year-round program manager at Wheaton College’s HoneyRock campus in northern Wisconsin for 30 years. Among many long-standing programs he developed there, the High Road Wilderness Program served thousands of teenagers, youth at risk, college students, and adults. Later, he served as a professor of outdoor education and outdoor ministry at Montreat College for 10 years, where he coordinated the Outdoor Ministry major and the leadership minor. His three favorite outdoor activities are backpacking, mountaineering, and canoeing.