About Ken Idleman

Ken Idleman, Senior Minister of Crossroads Christian Church, Evansville/Newburgh, Indiana will be the speaker for the One in Christ service on April 26.

PERSONAL HISTORY
• Born in Champaign, IL on August 18, 1947
• Attended elementary and secondary
school in St. Joseph, IL. Graduated from
St. Joseph-Ogden Consolidated High School
• Currently resides in Joplin, MO

EDUCATION
• Lincoln Christian College - Graduated in 1969 with Bachelor of Arts
• Lincoln Christian Seminary - Graduated in 1973 with Master of Divinity
• Milligan College - Doctor of Divinity in 1996

FAMILY
• Married Kaylene Conover, August 17, 1968
• Three children:
Karissa married to Brian Sites - granddaughter, Blakeley Lauren and
grandsons, Kaden Scott, Bowen Daniel, and Kyler Kenneth
Kyle married to DesiRae Walls - granddaughters, MacKenzie Marie,
Morgan McKay and Mason Joy and grandson, Kael David
Kamille married to Matt Bayless - granddaughter, Jada Kay

MINISTRIES
• Youth and preaching ministries in Illinois (6 years)
• Director of Student Recruitment and Church Relations
for Lincoln Christian College (2 years)

SERVICE
• Ozark Christian College as teacher (4 years); as Executive Vice
President (2 years); as President (27 years); Ex-Offi cio Trustee
• Good News Productions, International Advisor
• North American Christian Convention Executive Committee
(6 years); President 1992
• Continental Vice President - National Missionary Convention 1997
• Joplin Chamber of Commerce - Ex-Offi cio Board Member
• Resource speaker for churches, workshops and conventions
• Main Street Joplin, Board Member
• Contributing writer for College Press, Christian Standard,
The Lookout and various books

AWARDS/HONORS
• Lincoln Christian College Restoration Award in Preaching and
Christian Higher Education 1982
• Listed in several editions of Outstanding Young Men of America
• Listed in several editions of Who’s Who
• Lincoln Christian Seminary - Recipient of Distinguished
Service Award in1992

Information provided by Crossroads Christian Church