One of our dear comrades, Pastor Ken Silva, has passed away after a long illness.
Ken died last night in his New Hampshire home. A veteran researcher and reporter, Ken founded Apprising Ministries as well as Christian Research Network, two foundational apologetics sites where he wrote about trends in the church. Ken loved the Lord and loved sharing his faith. Ken was also a pastor at Connecticut River Baptist Church in Claremont, New Hampshire, since 2003.
In recent years his degenerative illness worsened, and it became more difficult for Ken to write. This past July, Ken reached out to many of us in “discernment ministries,” with word on what he was going through physically, financially and spiritually:
Please pray for his many friends and family members, especially his wife Donna. There will be an online memorial for Ken. Check it out here.
On a personal note, I was blessed to meet Ken about 4 years ago when I first started in this ministry, talking by phone and via email whenever I had questions about the different movements that he covered. He always had time for this new kid. His expertise and faithfulness made a huge impression on me, and I will miss him. Here is a wonderful radio interview with Ken Silva from last summer, via SAID Radio. If you want to get to the heart of Ken and what he was so passionate about, give it a listen.