Beeson News

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Beeson Divinity School bids goodbye to three friends, colleagues
Over the last 16 months, Beeson Divinity School has said goodbye to two staff members and a longtime professor.
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Global Center and Hodges Chapel receive renovations
Beeson Divinity School's Global Center and Hodges Chapel recently received some exciting renovations and additions.
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Beeson faculty, advisory board member win awards in annual book competitions
Beeson Divinity School was well represented on two major books awards lists.
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Beeson Adds Three New Degree Programs
Beeson Divinity School recently added three new degree programs, offering more opportunities for those called to serve God’s people.
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Beeson graduate testifies to God’s faithfulness during challenging seminary journey
When Austin Baker graduated on Dec. 1, 2023, completing his Doctor of Ministry program at Beeson Divinity School, it marked the end of a long and arduous journey marked by multiple life and ministry transitions.
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Beeson Divinity School celebrates 17 graduates during fall commencement
On Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, Beeson Divinity School celebrated the graduation of 17 students in its fall commencement and consecration service.
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Oleg Turlac named Beeson Divinity School Alumnus of the Year
Since February 2022, Oleg Turlac and his ministry team have continued to share the gospel and serve refugees and others in countries near Ukraine. In recognition of his commitment to the Great Commission and the Great Commandment in a time of crisis, Beeson Divinity School is proud to recognize him as the 2023 Alumnus of the Year.
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Samford University receives $1.2 million grant to promote compelling preaching
Samford University has received a grant of $1.2 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish a new preaching initiative, The Spirit and Power Project, which will involve the university’s Beeson Divinity School and other parts of campus.
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Endowed Scholarship Aims to Support Women in Ministry
Beeson Divinity School has been blessed beyond measure to have supporters who encourage its students to pursue their calls to ministry. A recent scholarship aims to continue that legacy through the Center for Women in Ministry.
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Julius Kim Tells Beeson Graduates to ‘Humbly Point Others’ to Jesus
The story of the Syrian General Naaman who went to the Israelite prophet Elisha for healing from leprosy might not be a traditional choice for a commencement address, said Julius J. Kim, special advisor to and former president of The Gospel Coalition.
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Award-winning Apologist Joshua Chatraw Joins Beeson Faculty
Joshua Chatraw joined the Beeson Divinity School faculty as its next Billy Graham Chair of Evangelism and Cultural Engagement this past fall. 
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Global Methodist Church Approves Beeson Divinity School As Recommended Seminary
The Global Methodist Church (GMC) announced on March 15 that Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School is among the first group of schools to be approved as one of its recommended educational institutions for the completion of educational requirements by candidates for ordination.