Dr. Shaun McKinley serves as international director of Children’s Ministries, administrative liaison to general overseer, public relations coordinator, and Prayer Ministries coordinator the Church of God Prophecy International Offices in Cleveland, Tennessee. For sixteen years, also served on International Assembly Task Force for denomination, producing the biennial global gathering of more than 10,000 delegates.
Shaun is ordained bishop with the Church of God of Prophecy. He is graduate of University the Cumberlands, having earned Ph.D. in Leadership Studies with concentration in Ministry and Missions (2021). He also holds Master of Business Administration in Marketing (Bryan College, 2014) and a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations degree (Montana State University, 2000).
He serves as adjunct instructor with Oral Roberts University, Trevecca Nazarene University, and Belhaven University, where he was recognized in 2019 with the university’s Faculty Excellence Award. Along with his wife, Stephanie, Shaun serves as preschool minister at Peerless Road Church, also in Cleveland. He is secretary the Prayer Commission for Pentecostal-Charismatic Churches of North America, as well as immediate past president and current Secretary the Historical Society of Church of God Movements.
Called to serve children the age of 13, Shaun has been active in children’s ministry for 30 years serving in multiple roles, including children’s pastor of Peerless Road Church (2005-2006), administrative assistant in International Children’s Ministries the Church of God Prophecy (2002-2003), and as age-level editor (preschool through elementary ages) for One Accord Sunday School curriculum (2009-2012). Shaun is the cohost of the Developing Leaders, Impacting Kids podcast.
Shaun is passionate about serving God by developing leaders. He has had many opportunities to serve in professional and ministry roles, where this passion has been expressed and developed. He has traveled much of US and the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Africa, and Europe, ministering and presenting practical ministry training to children’s ministers, youth ministers, and church communicators.
Shaun and his wife Stephanie have three daughters, Reagan, Madison, and Kennedy. The family has one very pampered dog Border-Aussie named Ranger.