Founder and Executive Director
Faith Leader | Coach | Author | Church Futurist
Ken is the founder and executive director of The FaithX Project, an emerging organization dedicated to equipping faith-based communities and organizations with tools to survive and thrive in contexts characterized by exponential change and escalating uncertainty.
Twenty-five years ago Ken Howard left a successful career in non-profit startup, corporate rightsizing and strategic leadership to become an ordained leader in the Episcopal Church, focusing on church-starting, church redevelopment and ministry innovation.
Ken has founded, pastored or provided consultation to dozens of church starts, church redevelopments and other faith-based organizations, and has authored several crossover articles on the relationship with business-based and faith-based organizational dynamics, including one with his son, Jonathan Howard, the founder and CEO of a Silicon Valley medical travel start-up.
Ken is the author of several books and articles, including:
- Paradoxy: Creating Christian Community Beyond Us and Them
- Excommunicating the Faithful: Jewish Christianity in the Early Church
- The Religion Singularity: A Demographic Crisis Destabilizing and Transforming Institutional Christianity
Ken enjoys reading speculative science fiction and contemplating the connections between quantum theory and faith. Ken and most of his family live in Germantown, MD.