Global Grace Seminary Team

Global Grace Seminary Team

President and Founder
Dr. Don Keathley, President of Global Grace Seminary was born in Battle Creek, Michigan and lived there until he graduated from Marshall High School. Don is married to his wife Linda and they have two grown married daughters Janell and Shawn and four grandchildren . He has pastored churches in Michigan, Wisconsin, Florida and is the founding pastor of Grace Point Community Church in Houston, Texas. Grace Point was established in 1987 and is a nondenominational community church. Don has received degrees from Olivet Nazarene University and a PhD degree from Barnham Graduate School and Seminary. As president of Global Grace Seminary he brings over 40 years of pastoral experience and a heart to develop leaders who are on the cutting edge of the message of grace and the finished work of the cross.
Vice President and Co-Founder
Dr. Cecil Cockerham is married to Janet Frazee Cockerham for “more than a day” as he often says. They have 4 adult children, many grandchildren, and some great-grandchildren. They are member of Grace Point Community Church.
He is co-founder/vice president of Global Grace Seminary, founder/president of the Christian Institute for Counselor Certification, Inc., founder/president of the American Seminary.
His education includes a Doctor of Psychology, Doctor of Divinity, Certified Anger Management Therapist, a Certified Emotional Freedom Techniques Practitioner, Peacemaker Training I, II, and III – A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict, a Divine Healing Technician, trained by the John G. Lake Divine Healing Institute, and holds a Mediation and Advanced Dispute Resolution Certificate. He has been involved in Higher Education since the mid 1980’s. He earned his Doctorate Degree by developing College-Level Curriculum in biblically based counseling.
Vice President
Dr. Steve McVey is Vice President of Global Grace Seminary and the President of Grace Walk Ministries, a discipleship training ministry located in the Tampa Bay area. He is the author of the books Grace Walk, (Harvest House, 1995) Grace Rules, (Harvest House, 1998), Grace Amazing (Harvest House, January, 2001), A Divine Invitation (Harvest House, July, 2002), The Godward Gaze (Harvest House, 2003), The Grace Walk Experience (Harvest House Publishers 2009), Walking in The Will of God (Harvest House, 2009), Journey Into Intimacy (Grace Walk Resources, LLC 2008) 52 Lies Heard in Church Every Sunday (Harvest House 2011) and Helping Others Overcome Addiction (co-authored with Mike Quarles – Harvest House 2012). Over 550,000 copies of Steve’s books have been published in fifteen languages. He and his wife, Melanie live in Atlanta. They have four adult children and three grandchildren.
Creative Director, Lead Social Media and Web Administrator
Caden Redpearl is the Lead Administrator of Global Grace Seminary Online, Caden and Kathryn have been a part of producing the seminary since the beginning in mid 2013 as the web designer, filming director, video editor and graphic designer. He has been editing and designing since 1999 but is thrilled to be a part of bringing such a powerful seminary from an idea to reality.
Lead Registrar
Janet Frazee serves as registrar for GGS. She comes to GGS with several years’ experience as registrar for two other schools. Janet holds a Masters of Arts in Intercession Mediation and is currently pursuing a doctorate. Janet has worked for the last 13 years in church offices after retiring from a professional career. She and her husband have ministered for many years to couples and families. Janet also spent many years ministering and teaching women in her church.