The Most Rev. Dr. Foley Beach served as the Rector and Pastor of Holy Cross Anglican Church (now Cathedral) in Loganville, Georgia from its founding in 2004. In 2010, he was consecrated as the first Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the South. After election by the ACNA College of Bishops, he began serving as Archbishop of the province in 2014. In 2018, Archbishop Beach was elected as the chairman of the GAFCON Movement, a global family of authentic Anglicans standing together to retain and restore the Bible to the heart of the Anglican Communion.
Archbishop Beach is a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, the School of Theology at the University of the South, and Georgia State University. He has served in ministry with Young Life, the Episcopal Church, and the Anglican Church. His passion is to share the Word of God in such a way as to help others discover the incredible living Jesus. Married for more than 30 years, he and his wife, Allison, have two grown children and make their home in the Metro-Atlanta area.
Archbishop Beach’s A Word from the Lord can be heard each week on radio stations throughout the United States and on the Internet. A Word from Lord’s Weekly Broadcast is a 25-minute Biblical Teaching ministry, and A Word from the Lord’s One-minute Messages offers a daily challenge from the Scriptures. He shares years of Biblical and theological study in addition to more than 35 years of ministry experience as he shepherds the Anglican Diocese of the South. Reaching out through the church, the radio, the Internet, and newspaper columns, in clear and concise ways, he brings out the principles of the Word of God so that listeners may apply them in their lives. His personal favorite scripture is: “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths” (Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV).