Doug Beacham has been a pastor, professor, World Missions director, and military chaplain before becoming the General Superintendent of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church. Doug has written numerous books and Christian education literature and is considered an expert in Pentecostal and Wesleyan history. He earned a Doctor of Ministry, a Master of Theology Emphasis in Biblical Studies, and a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary. His wife Susan is the Oklahoma Heart Hospital Director of Pharmacy, Respiratory Therapy, Radiology, and Laboratory Services. They raised two children to be a lawyer and a doctor and have two granddaughters.