Dr. Beam received his B.A. from Limestone College in 1980 and a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina in 1990. In May of 2002, Beam completed his Doctor of Ministry from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary as well.
Pastor Beam has served Christ in church programs for over 14 years including a Senior Pastor. Dr. Beam served as Senior Pastor for Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Spartanburg, South Carolina and at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Fountain Inn, South Carolina. Since joining the administrative staff of North Greenville University, Dr. Beam has served as Interim Pastor for the following South Carolina churches:
Piedmont Community Church in Spartanburg
Whitefield Baptist Church in Anderson (twice)
East Pickens Baptist Church in Pickens
Bounty Land Baptist Church in Walhalla
Mountain Creek Baptist Church in Greenville
Dr. Beam is also the host of Christian Worldview Today, a radio program of Christian Talk 660. Christian Worldview Today can be found at 660 AM, 92.9 FM, and online at ChristianTalk660.com.