Bishop’s Office

Dr. A. D. Beacham, Jr.
General Superintendent


  • General Superintendent, International Pentecostal Holiness Church
  • Member, Executive Council of Bishops, International Pentecostal Holiness Church



  • Executive Director, IPHC World Missions Ministries, 2005-2012
  • Executive Director, Church Education Ministries, International Pentecostal Holiness Church, 2001-2005
  • Member and Chairman, Emmanuel College Board of Trustees, 1994-2001
  • Superintendent, IPHC Georgia Conference, 1994-2001
  • Southeast Zone Representative, IPHC General Executive Board, 1997-2001
  • Vice Chairman and Chairman, Pentecostal/Charismatic Curriculum Commission, 1980-1999
  • Pastor, Franklin Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church, Franklin Springs, GA, 1982-1994
  • Professor, Emmanuel College, 1977-1982
  • Associate Pastor, Ray of Hope Pentecostal Holiness Church, Richmond, VA, 1972-1977
  • Retired Chaplain (Lieutenant Colonel), US Army Reserves, 1977-2001



  • Wife, Susan is a graduate of Emmanuel College and The University of Georgia (B.S. Pharmacy). She is Director of Pharmacy, and Laboratory Services at Oklahoma Heart Hospital, Oklahoma City.
  • Daughter, Beth Beacham White is a graduate of Emmanuel College and the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America. She is an attorney in Washington, D.C.
  • Son, Douglas is a graduate of Emmanuel College and Oklahoma State University School of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in anesthesiology at the University Of Kentucky Medical Center and completed a Pain Management fellowship at the University Of Kentucky Medical Center. He is a practicing physician in Oklahoma City, OK.
  • The Beacham’s have two granddaughters, Caroline Catherine Beacham and Elizabeth Parker Beacham.



  • Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.), Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Virginia
  • Master of Theology (Th.M.), Emphasis in Biblical Studies, Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Virginia
  • Master of Divinity (M.Div.), Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Virginia
  • B.A. University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
  • A.A. Emmanuel College, Franklin Springs, Georgia




Bishop Doug and Susan Beacham


  • Christian Churches Together
  • Empowered21
  • National Association of Evangelicals
  • Pentecostal Charismatic Churches of North America
  • Pentecostal World Fellowship
  • Second Billion Soul Campaign


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