shaunmckinley@me.com
shaunmckinley@me.com

CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. Shaun McKinley serves as the international director of Children’s Ministries, administrative liaison to the general overseer, public relations coordinator, and Prayer Ministries coordinator for the Church of God of Prophecy International Offices in Cleveland, Tennessee.

Shaun is an ordained bishop with the Church of God of Prophecy. He is a graduate of the University of the Cumberlands, having earned a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies with a concentration in Ministry and Missions (2021). He serves as an 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.

Called to serve children at the age of 13, Shaun has been active in children’s ministry for 30 years serving in multiple roles. When not traveling, Shaun can be found serving as a preschool worship leader at his local church. His passion has enlarged to serving God by developing leaders who serve as 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.

Professional Experience

Church of God of Prophecy International Offices
Administrative Liaison to the General Overseer (2014—Current)
Public Relations Coordinator (2014–Current)
Coordinator of Global Communications (2018 –Current)
International Director of Children’s Ministries (2018—Current)
Director of Accredited Ministry Development (2016—2018)
Media and Special Projects Coordinator (2015—2016)

Pentecostal Theological Seminary
Director of Enrollment and Marketing (2013—2014)
Oversight of all recruitment, marketing, public relations, and communications efforts.

Lee University
Director of Enrollment Services (2013)
Oversight of Enrollment Services staff and responsibilities, including; marketing, recruitment, admissions, and initial advising.

Church of God of Prophecy International Offices
Administrative Liaison to the General Overseer (2006—2013)
Director of Communications (2009—2013)

LifeSprings/OneAccord Publishing
Age-Level Curriculum Editor, Preschool through High School ages

( 2007—2012)

Peerless Road Church
Associate Pastor (2004—2006)
Children’s Pastor (2005)



Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults
Coordinator of Marketing and Development

 (2003—2004)

Church of God of Prophecy International Offices
Administrative Assistant to International Children’s Ministries Director
 (2002—2003)

Bible Book Stores and Solid Rock Music
Marketing and Special Project Coordinator

 (1999—2002)

Academic and Teaching Experience

Oral Roberts University
2016—Present
Online Undergraduate and Graduate Instructor
Courses: Introduction to Marketing, Marketing Research, Organizational Leadership, Principles of Management, Thought and Sector Leadership

Belhaven University
2016—2021
Campus Undergraduate Instructor
Courses: Business Communications, Introduction to Marketing, Organizational Behavior, Operations Management, Principles of Management
2019 Faculty Excellence Award Recipient

Pentecostal Theological Seminary
2013—2014
Director of Enrollment and Marketing
Oversight of all recruitment, marketing, public relations, and communications efforts.

Lee University
2013
Director of Enrollment Services
Oversight of Enrollment Services staff and responsibilities, including; marketing, recruitment, admissions, and initial advising.

Memberships and Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Religion, Member (2019–Current)
  • Historical Society of Church of God Movements, Secretary (2021—Current)
  • Mayfield Elementary School, PTO President (2020–Current)
  • Pentecostal-Charismatic Churches of North America Prayer Commission, Secretary (2019–Current)
  • Historical Society of Church of God Movements, President (2017–2019)
  • Historical Society of Church of God Movements, Second Vice President (2014–2017)
  • Marketing Educators Association, Member (2014–Current)
  • Church of God of Prophecy International Assembly Task Force, Member (2006 Current)
  • White Wing Messenger Advisory Board, Member (2006–2012)
  • Church of God of Prophecy International Children’s Ministries Advisory Board, Member (2004–2012)

Awards and Achievements

  • Faculty Excellence Award, Belhaven University (2019)
  • International Offices’ Service Award, Christian Service and Teamwork (2012)
  • International Offices’ Service Award, Christian Service and Teamwork (2011)
  • Completion of General Motors Marketing Internship receiving Award of Excellence (2000)
  • Congressional Internship, Congressman Denny Rehberg, Billings, MT Office
 (2000)
  • DECA Marketing Student of the Year (1996)