Fr. Beecham is a native of Atlanta, Georgia, where has parents and his two brothers and their families still reside. He is a priest in the Episcopal Church, where over the last 16 years he has served as Rector of several parishes, spent time as a monk, and currently serves as the Dean of The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, in Des Moines, Iowa. Fr. Beecham holds BA, MA, and STM degrees in Theology and Biblical Studies.