Dr. Elizabeth Beech


  • Ph.D. Organizational Leadership, Regent University, VA
  • M.A. Social Science: Leadership Studies, Azusa Pacific University, CA
  • Master of Theological Studies, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX
  • B.A. Sociology/Cross-cultural Communications, Asbury University, Wilmore, KY

When I’m away from the classroom, I enjoy:

  • Traveling – have previously lived in Bolivia and Australia; Visiting children and grandchildren; Making new friends and keeping up with international friends; Playing piano and French Horn; Hanging out with my husband, Geoff; Cooking and…. Shopping!

Research Interests:

  • Worldview transformation
  • Transformative online education
  • Biblical Theology
  • Biblical Leadership
  • Cross- cultural education

Scholarly Work and Publications:

  • Transforming Elephants: Deep Transformation in Christian Schooling, (co-published with Dr. Geoff Beech), 2019.
  • Towards a Conceptual Model for Biblical Transformative Online Learning. Presentation, August 2019 at the Australian Christian Higher Education Alliance Research Conference, Brisbane. (Publication pending)
  • Beech, G. R., & Beech, E. G. (2019). An ‘integrality’ model for teaching. International Christian Community of Teacher Educators (ICCTE) Journal, 14(1), 1–7.
  • Beech, E.G. (2018). Photo elicitation metaphors for determining postgraduate course efficacy. Conference Proceedings, International Conference for Christian Educators: Modelling Christ’s Love and Hope in Professional Practice. Bethlehem Tertiary Institute (BTI): Tauranga, New Zealand.
  • Beech, G. R., & Beech, E. G. (2018). A redefinition of leadership: What on Earth did we think we were doing? Christian Teachers Journal, 26(1), 8-11.
  • Beech, G. R., & Beech, E. G. (2016). Research as the un-hiding of God’s knowledge. African Journal for Transformational Scholarship, 3, 3–12.

What courses do you teach at TFC?

  •  Foundations of Organizational Leadership
  •  Developing Research in Leadership
  •  Organizational Leadership Capstone

When did you begin teaching at TFC?

  • 2020

Favorite verse/quote:

  • Proverbs 19:21

“Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.”

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