From the Presbyterian Church of Taiwan (PCT): Rev. Dr. Dan Beeby (URC) ,the former principal of St. Andrew’s Hall Selly Oaks and the former missionary to PCT, Tainan Theological College and Seminary, passed away on 18 March. Funeral will be held next week, 2 April, 2:00PM in Weoley Hill United Reformed Church, Birmingham, UK. There is also a remembrance service in Tainan Theological College and Seminary on 4:15PM, 2 April. Please keep praying for his family.
Rev. Beeby was a British Reformed Church missionary, originally sent to Amoy, China, then to Tainan, Taiwan. He first was a teacher and the chaplain of the Chang Jung Middle School. He then moved on to teach the Old Testament Theology at the Tainan Theological College and Seminary (TTCS). He also taught English at Cheng-kung National University part time.
Dr. Beeby spent 22 years in Taiwan teaching Old Testament theology; preaching the love of God and the wisdom of the words of God, among others. He loved Taiwan so much that he once applied the citizenship of Taiwan, though unsuccessfully.