ken headshotBest-selling author, frequent radio and television guest, and one of the country’s most sought after inspirational and motivational speakers, Ken’s mixture of side-splitting humor and inspiration delights and enriches audiences of all ages. He has received the Dove Award for his unique brand of comedy and message.

His books have received national critical acclaim, including the “Book of the Year” award and the Gold Medallion Award. The video and audio tapes of his live appearances are in constant demand. His book, Fully Alive, was made into a feature length film that, after a theatrical release, is now available on Netflix and DVD.

Ken has been the keynote speaker for thousands of major corporate and faith-based events. As president of Dynamic Communicators International, he developed the SCORRE and LAUNCH conferences that for 30 years have taught the art and business of public speaking to ministry professionals and corporate executives.

Ken’s daily radio show, Lighten Up!, is heard on over 1,500 stations in the United States and around the world. His podcast, The Art and Business of Public Speaking, is a go-to resource for anyone who seeks excellence or wants to build a career as a professional communicator.

Ken was born and raised in Minnesota and is a graduate of Oak Hills Christian College. He and his wife, Diane, live in Franklin, Tennessee near their two daughters and six grandchildren.

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  2. When I get in my car, I always look for some kind of spiritual talk radio. It keeps me company, and my thirst for The Word is unquenchable! I listen to Family Life Radio for the most part. I came across this guy, his voice was very catchy(?) but his story/sermon, was amazing! I even stayed in my vehicle till the very end, BECAUSE it was awesome, AND because I HAD to know who this man was!!! Ken Davis, HI!!! You are funny, warm, and right on point! The one thing I am going to tell my pastor is this prt about when u were talking to a man who “claimed” he, and his wife “never had an argument, bad thought, etc.about each other” Mr. Davis compared him to a carrot! I laughed OUT LOUD, all day! I am not a good writer, but this is the best I have for a man who is truly inspiring, and someone who I will seek in the future, THANK YOU SIR!!! You truly have a gift!!

  3. I saw you tonight in Auburn NY. My mouth still hurts from smiling and laughing so much tonight. Thanks for a fun night. You said to post pictures to I hope this is okay:)

  4. Hi, Ken:

    I’m Minnesota born & bred myself! Been listening to you on the radio for years, but accelerated my attention with social media the last five since we’ve been living in KC, Missouri. Now we are moving BACK to Minnesota, but to the northern most part, near Bemidji and the Mississippi Headwaters, to do Intentional Community Living with the Indigenous people there.

    Just have to say you really do LIGHTEN UP MONDAY(S) for me, and I am a HUGE FAN. Looking forward to gleaning more from Dynamic Communications International, as I have a desire to minister to individuals coming out of abuse and trauma, including sex trafficking. The Canadian border AND the Duluth area are atrocious for sex trafficking entry points. I know this will give me the confidence and concise delivery, with the ability to engage the audience, that I am desiring to learn.

    Blessings to you in making me and others laugh. With all the trials of life it really is important that “A cheerful heart does good like medicine.” And your heart does good.

    Sincerely for Souls,

    Kathleen & Jim Wichterman
    Trees of Righteousness Ministries
    An Isaiah 61 Outreach