Ken serves as an elder in the United Church of God and currently serves as pastor of the Bismarck, Fargo and Minot, ND congregations. He has been married to his wife, Dianne, for 48 years. He is a graduate of Minnesota West Community College and Associated Schools of Miami, Florida. Ken has delivered many sermons and lectures in his service to the Church, and has directed several men's clubs in his local area. In his professional career (now semi-retired), he served as program manager of the SD Local Transportation Assistance Program at SD State University for 28 years and worked in the highway and heavy construction industry for 20 years prior to that.