Department: BiblePosition Description: Teacher of Bible and missions. Agent of transformation. Mentor and friend to students. Leads and is involved in many "tribes." Revolutionary in the way of Jesus. Cell Phone #: 806.441.8813Jim.Beck@LCU.EDU
Jim Beck, Director of World Missions training. Greatest accomplishment - Marrying wife Phyllis and raising three awesome Kids (Caleb 26, Nathan 24 and Lindsey 18). Graduate of LCU with Bachelors and Masters. Has been involved in African missions for past twenty-five years, lived and worked among Giryama Tribe on the Coast of Kenya for ten years. Fluent in Venacular of Ki-Giryama. Planted and worked with inner-city church known as Carpenters (a ministry to modern day Lepers - drugs addicts, prostitutes, homeless) for 13 years. Presently missions minister at the Monterey Church of Christ. Teaching areas: Global and Domestic Missions, with special interest in Africa, Post-modern America and the missional church. Mr. Beck is active in church and mission consultation on various subjects of missions, church planting, social justice and missions and navigating the waters of change in present day North America. He is also a endurance athlete who enjoys torturing his body in marathons and ultra-distance triathlons. Jim Beck loves broken people with a passion.
Presently developing a "service oriented" study abroad program in Malindi, Kenya to begin in 2012.