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President Gary Deddo 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. Liaison Officer
Russell Duke has a PhD in practical theology from Union Institute & University. He has served the church for more than 40 years in many capacities, both pastoral and administrative, including as President of Ambassador University. He is Vice-President of Grace Communion International and teaches courses in Christian ministry, and in theology. Assistant 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.
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. 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.
Randy Bloom Randy Bloom, with a Master of Divinity degree from Liberty University, teaches our course on church planting and development. He works on the Church Administration & Development team at Grace Communion International and has given numerous seminars and training in church planting. Jeff Broadnax Jeffrey Broadnax has a Master of Arts degree in Pastoral Studies 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. Neil Earle Neil Earle has a Master's in History from the University of Toronto, and a Master's in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He has served as a pastor and a journalist for 40 years. He has retired as a pastor but still teaches classes in church history. Timothy Finlay 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. Larry Hinkle Larry Hinkle, with a Doctor of Ministry degree from Ashland Theological Seminary, teaches a course in spiritual formation. He has served Grace Communion International as a pastor and is founder of the ministry of Odyssey in Christ, Spiritual Formation for Leadership. Ted Johnston Ted Johnston has a Master's in Liberal Studies: Psychology from Regis University, and a Master's in Christian Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He recently retired as Special Assistant to GCI’s President and Editor of GCI-USA publications. He teaches courses in Christian ministry. Kerry Magruder
Kerry Magruder has a PhD in the History of Science from the University of Oklahoma. He holds the Cable Chair in the History of Science at the University of Oklahoma and is Curator of the OU History of Science Collections. He and his wife Candace serve the GCI church in Surrey Hills, Oklahoma.
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.
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.
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