He has been active in numerous humanitarian projects, from drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs to world seminars on healing. He has served on Presidential Commissions under Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including an honorary doctorate from his alma mater, Whittier College. Additionally, he holds memberships in many charitable and philanthropic organizations.
Dr. Hornaday has made numerous television appearances, and his daily inspirational radio program, "This Thing Called Life," has aired for over thirty years in Southern California, as well as around the world via the Armed Forces Radio Service.
A teacher and author, his books include My Prayer For You, Today; Life Everlasting; Success Unlimited; Help For Today; and Your Aladdin’s Lamp (with Harlan Ware).