On August 16, 2018, Kathryn Creasy, Executive Director of Leadership Development and Discipleship for the Church of God of Prophecy, released information regarding appointments of two top positions under her leadership. Shaun D. McKinley has accepted the appointment of International Director of Children’s Ministries for the Church of God of Prophecy. As McKinley transitions to his new position, the appointment of his current role as the Director of Accredited Ministry Development of the Church of God of Prophecy has been accepted by Michael A. Hernandez. Both transitions will be effective September 1, 2018.
Shaun D. McKinley
International Director of Children’s Ministries
Shaun McKinley currently serves as director of Accredited Ministry Development, administrative liaison to the general overseer, and prayer coordinator for the Church of God of Prophecy International Offices in Cleveland, Tennessee. He and his wife, Stephanie, serve as preschool teachers of the Peerless Road Church, also in Cleveland. Shaun serves as an adjunct instructor with Belhaven University, Trevecca Nazarene University, and Oral Roberts University teaching courses in business, leadership, and management. Shaun is a graduate of Bryan College having earned a Master of Business Administration in Marketing from Bryan College and is a licensed bishop with the Church of God of Prophecy. He is presently pursuing his Ph.D. in Religion and Leadership Studies from the University of the Cumberlands.
Called to children’s ministry at the age of 13, Shaun has been serving in various children’s ministry roles for 27 years. These roles include children’s pastor of the Peerless Road Church (2005-2006), administrative assistant in International Children’s Ministries of the Church of God of Prophecy (2002-2003), and as age-level editor (preschool through elementary ages) for One Accord Sunday School curriculum (2009-2012)
Shaun has traveled in the US as well as the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Africa, and Europe ministering and presenting practical ministry training to children’s ministers, youth ministers, and church communicators.
Director of Accredited Ministry Development
Michael Hernandez is currently serving as the World Language Coordinator for the international offices and is fluent in both Spanish and English. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (University of Hawaii in Hilo), a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling (Lee University), as well as a Master of Divinity (Pentecostal Theological Seminary). He will complete his Doctorate of Ministry in Global Pentecostalism (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) in the spring of 2019. He is a licensed minister with the Church of God of Prophecy.
Michael serves as a content developer as well as an adjunct instructor for Accredited Ministries Development and for the Center for Biblical Leadership. He attends the Peerless Road Church of God of Prophecy where he and his wife Kara are members of the PRC choir and worship team.