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Faculty and Staff

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President

Gary Deddo has a PhD from the University of Aberdeen. He worked for 20 years in campus ministry with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, and later as senior editor with InterVarsity Press. He works full-time at GCI, and teaches courses in theology for GCS.

Dean of Faculty

Michael Morrison has a PhD in New Testament Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary. He has worked as a writer and editor for Grace Communion International since 1983. He is Dean of Faculty and an instructor for several courses. He is also associate pastor at Grace Life in Glendora, California.

Liaison Officer

Lance McKinnon has a Master of Theological Studies from GCS and has served in GCI for over 20 years in various ministry capacities. He served as senior pastor of a GCI congregation for seven years.

Faculty

Randy Bloom, with a Master of Divinity degree from Liberty University, teaches two courses: Church Planting and Development and Field Education. He developed programs for equipping and supporting planters and church pastors. He served for over 40 years as an elder, church pastor and regional director for GCI and currently serves on the GCI board of directors.

Jeffrey Broadnax has a Master of Pastoral Studies degree from Grace Communion Seminary and a Master of Science degree in Counselor Education from Western Connecticut State University. He is in his 30th year of pastoral ministry for GCI in Ohio and also serves as the National Coordinator for Generations Ministries. He helps teach the Trinitarian Youth Ministry course.

Faculty

Russell Duke has a PhD in practical theology from Union Institute & University. He has served the denomination for more than 50 years in various capacities, including GCI pastor, President of Ambassador University, and President of Grace Communion Seminary. He teaches courses in Christian ministry and in theology.

Faculty

Neil Earle holds an MA in History from the University of Toronto and an MA in Theology from Fuller Seminary. After serving as a pastor and journalist for more than four decades he serves as an Assistant Pastor in his local church and teaches church history for GCS.

Faculty

Timothy Finlay received his PhD in Old Testament Studies from Claremont Graduate University. He teaches full-time at Azusa Pacific University, and teaches a course in Old Testament studies for GCS.

Faculty

Larry Hinkle, with a Doctor of Ministry degree from Ashland Theological Seminary and a Diploma in the Art of Spiritual Direction from San Francisco Theological Seminary, teaches a course in spiritual formation. He has served Grace Communion International as a pastor for over 35 years and is founder of the ministry of Odyssey in Christ, Spiritual Formation for Leadership.

Faculty

Ted Johnston has Master’s degrees in Liberal Studies – Psychology (Regis University) and Christian Studies (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School). Ted retired in 2019 after 32 years of full-time GCI ministry, serving as a church pastor, district superintendent, regional pastor and publications editor. Ted currently teaches two GCS courses: Practice of Ministry and Christian counseling and is the editor of The Surprising God blog. He also serves as a member of the GCI SE Region ministry support team.

Faculty

Dan Rogers, retired superintendent of U.S. ministers for Grace Communion International, has a PhD from Union University. He teaches a course in Acts of the Apostles and a course in Homiletics.

Faculty

Greg Williams, President of Grace Communion International, has a Doctor of Ministry degree from Drew University. He teaches the Polity of Grace Communion International course and Trinitarian Youth Ministry course.

Registrar

Georgia McKinnon has a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from the University of South Carolina. She has worked as a teacher in many settings, including public school, homeschool and Sunday School. She has served as Registrar for GCS since April 2018.

Bret Miller is the IT Manager at Grace Communion International. He holds a bachelors in theology and minor in data processing from Ambassador College, and has over 34 years of full time experience in information technology. He provides technical support and can be reached at support@gci.org or by phone at (980) 495-3979.

Treasurer

Robert Meade, an Ambassador College graduate, is the Accounting and Budgeting Manager for Grace Communion International. He serves as the GCS Treasurer.