The Rev. Kenneth R. Klaus is Speaker Emeritus of The Lutheran Hour radio program. He previously served as Speaker of The Lutheran Hour from 2002 until his retirement from the position at the end of 2010. Kenneth has 28 years experience as a parish pastor. Before taking the Speaker's microphone, he was administrative pastor of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Dallas, Texas. He also held pastoral positions in Minnesota, central Illinois, and South Dakota Lutheran parishes. Kenneth speaks throughout the United States and Canada.