Dr. Jim Beaird
Dr. Jim Beaird pastored for thirty years prior to becoming the Executive Director for the Southeast Region of Open Bible Churches in 2002. His passion is church planting and leadership development. He has authored two books on personal leadership development: The Proximity Factor: Essential Disciplines in a Leader’s Spiritual Formation and The Providence Factor: When God Shapes a World-Changer.
He teaches seminars to leaders and churches ready to maximize personal and corporate spiritual growth. He and his wife, Kris, have three married sons. They reside in the Tampa Bay area and together enjoy the beach, target shooting, and walking.
Dr. Beaird is teaching a course this Fall, “Spiritual Formation of an Effective Leader.”