Dr. David Beckley

Dr. David Beckley

Email: umc2019.db@gmail.com

Bio: David L. Beckley, president of Rust College – 1993-Present; President of Wiley College, Marshall, TX – 1987-1993.  B. A. Degree from Rust College; Master’s and Ph.D. – University of Mississippi.  Native of Shannon, Miss. He is married to Dr. Gemma D. Beckley, Social Work faculty at Rust College. They have two daughters: Dr. Lisa Beckley and Jacqueline Lampley and two grands.  He is an active member of Asbury United Methodist Church, Holly Springs, Miss., of the Senatobia District; current chair of the Standing Rules Committee of the Mississippi Conference; past chair of the Mississippi Conference Petition and Resolutions Committee; former member of the board of trustees of Asbury United Methodist Church.

“As we approach the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference, my hope is that we will leave St. Louis with a unified church BIBLICALLY BASED open to all as we continue to make disciples for the transformation of the world.”

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