Photo IMG 7157
Beeson faculty, advisory board member win awards in annual book competitions
Beeson Divinity School was well represented on two major books awards lists.
Photo DR12012023033 2
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.
Photo IMG 3806
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.
Photo Labenske3 2
Kristofer Labenske receives James Earl Massey Student Preaching Award
Kristofer Labenske is the fall 2023 recipient of the James Earl Massey Student Preaching Award.
Photo Turlac
Oleg Turlac named Beeson Divinity School Alumnus of the Year
Since last February, 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.
Photo Robert Smith Jr Preaching
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.
Photo President Taylor at opening convo DR08222023055
Samford Celebrates 182nd Opening Convocation
Samford University officially began the fall 2023 semester with the 182nd opening convocation on Aug. 22. In his third year as president, Beck A. Taylor gave the opening address where he announced faith as the theme for the 2023-24 academic year.
Photo Ed Stetzer
Beeson Alum, Ed Stetzer, Appointed to Lead Biola’s Theology School
Ed Stetzer, D.Min. ’98, will assume a new position in July at Biola University’s Talbot School of Theology. Stetzer has spent the last eight years at Wheaton College as a dean and professor, but he says he is excited about the new challenges this position will hold.
Photo Harpe Julie And Pam
Endowed Scholarship Aims to Support Women in Ministry
Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School has been blessed beyond measure to have such faithful supporters who encourage students, especially female students, to pursue their calls to ministry. A recent scholarship aims to continue that legacy through the Center for Women in Ministry.
Photo service of consecration DR04282023160
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.
Photo divinity courtyard
Beeson to offer new Master of Arts in Christian Counseling
Starting in the fall of 2024, Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School will offer its first counseling-focused degree program—the Master of Arts in Christian Counseling.
Photo Timothy George preaching KT05192869
Timothy George Serves as President of the Evangelical Theological Society in Its 75th Year
Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School’s founding dean, Timothy George, is this year’s president of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS), which is made up of more than 4,000 scholars, teachers, pastors, students and others dedicated to the oral exchange and written expression of theological thought and research.

More Stories