Dr. Beacham was reared in Newton, Kansas, and through the godly influence of his parents received Christ at an early age. He, his wife, and three children have been privileged to be part of the fellowship of Central Seminary and Fourth Baptist Church since 1973. Dr. Beacham served on the pastoral staff of Fourth Baptist Church from 1975-1983 in college and single-adult ministries and as minister of music. Visiting professorships have allowed him to teach at schools in four states, as well as overseas in St. Vincent and Romania. He has served in summer missions ministry in Brazil and has also enjoyed leading study trips to Israel and Greece.
Dr. Beacham has written articles for the Dictionary of Premillennial Theology and, with other members of the seminary faculty, co-authored the books The Bible Version Debate and One Bible Only? He also served as co-editor of the book One Bible Only? His personal interests include music, drama, travel, reading, hunting, and camping.
Professor of Old Testament, 1976
B.A., Pillsbury Baptist Bible College
M.Div., Th.M., Central Baptist Theological Seminary
Th.D., Grace Theological Seminary
Graduate Studies, Institute of Holy Land Studies, Jerusalem
Dr. Beacham has authored several articles that have appeared in a variety of venues.
- "Yahweh's New Covenant with Israel" presented to the Council on Dispensational Hermeneutics at Baptist Bible Seminary, Clarks Summit, PA in September 2009
- "Progressive Dispensationalism: An Overview and Personal Analysis" DBSJ 9 (2004): 5-32
- "Exegesis: the Focal Point of Textually Based Theological Education" presented to the Bible Faculty Leadership Summit of Summer 2000
- "The Analogical Use of Joel 2:28-32 in Acts 2:15-21; A Literal Approach" presented to the Bible Faculty Leadership Summit at Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary in August 1998