The staff at GCS have a passion for the kingdom of God and its sustainable growth. They have been blessed by graduate education and believe the global kingdom will as well. The Director of GCS is Dr. Harold Shank, a long-time preacher among Churches of Christ in the US and a former professor at Harding School of Theology and Oklahoma Christian University. The Assistant to the Director is John Coffey, an HST graduate and preacher in Connecticut.

Dr. Harold Shank
Director GCS

Oklahoma City, USA

John Coffey

Assistant to the Director

Storrs, CT, USA


GCS is an initiative of the Belmore Road Church of Christ in Melbourne, Australia and the Eastside Church of Christ in Midwest City, Oklahoma. The staff functions under their oversight in partnership with an advisory board.

Benny Tabalujan, PhD
Elder, Belmore Road 

Church of Christ

Melbourne, Australia

David Walton

Elder, Eastside Church of Christ

Midwest City (Greater Oklahoma City area), USA


Additional churches, foundations and individuals are needed to sponsor students and provide funding for each GCS student.

Contact GCS for further details.

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