Ken is an award-winning religion, travel, and culture news writer & analyst (click here for Ken's blog). His bylines include work with Newsweek,, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Religion News Service, The Guardian, The Times of India, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Sojourners Magazine, The Houston Chronicle, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Daily Dot, Sightings from the University of Chicago, Deseret News National, AFAR Magazine, Christian Century, US Catholic, RealClear Religion, Epicenter Magazine, The Living Church, The Gainesville Sun, The Lutheran (Australia), HUM Magazine, Indo-American News, LCEF Leader-to-Leader, The Olive Tree (New Zealand), The Lattice Journal & other publications. View his CV for more details. Here are some examples of his popular work:

Religion News Service | Covering American Islam, Latinx Muslims, atheists & pastors, pop culture, Christian-Muslim conflict in Kenya

The Huffington Post | Coming to terms with the contradictions of Islam

The Washington Post | Relevant news on religion & culture

Newsweek | Explaining the Shia-Sunni Divide, Analyzing ISIS & their destruction of temples, statues, & artifacts

#TestingLutherCountry | LutherCountry Travel Reports

Salon | On Eid 2017, a peek into the lives of Puerto Rican Muslims

Los Angeles Times | An ancient Islamic festival becomes uniquely Caribbean

AFAR Magazine | German Christmas markets

The Chicago Tribune | The Shia-Sunni Divide, Explained

Sojourners | What Christians are called to do about Islamophobia

Sightings | Intersection of religion & culture including Slenderman, Scientology, & social media

The Daily Dot | Understanding Islam & the death penalty

The Houston Chronicle | Houston's Hispanic Imam Bridges Cultures

Sacred Duty Blog | Houston Chronicle Belief Section blog - understanding religion & culture w/ Ken Chitwood

Publisher's Weekly | Book reviews and author profiles on religion, politics, & culture with the biggest name in the publication biz

Barna FRAMES | Statistical & demographic introductions to half the series, with David Kinnaman

Faith Goes Pop Read the Spirit magazine hosts Ken's blog on the intersection of religion & pop culture.

LCEF Leader-to-Leader | A blog on ministry in the 21st-century, written for leaders