19 February 1972
|Education||Spurgeon's Theological College|
|Occupation||Director of Church Planting and Development for Elim, President of CVM, Speaker & Author|
|Religion||Elim Pentecostal Church|
Carl Beech is a British Elim Pentecostal Church minister. In 2015 Beech became president of Christian Vision for Men (CVM), and became Director of Church Planting and Church Development with the Elim movement. Formerly General Director of CVM, an evangelical movement focussed on Christian witness to men.
He was converted to Christianity at the age of 18. After studying a degree in engineering he worked as a financial consultant, church planter, youth worker, and senior pastor of a large multi-congregational church.[specify]
Beech sits on the Councils of the Evangelical Alliance, student movement Fusion and Restored, an international Christian alliance working to transform relationships and end violence against women.
He has written a few books, most recently The Code, which is related to his website codelife.org. He is a contributor to Sorted magazine (motto: "for men, for life!")  and also a columnist for iBelieve magazine. In February and March 2008, a two-part featured interview with Beech for Christianity Magazine about outreach to men was also published on video on Premier.TV.
Carl Beech is married to Karen.
- Spadework: Laying Foundations with 52 Men from the Bible, 144 pp, Scripture Union, 2007.
- Groundbreaker: Real Life Stories – Then and Now, 32pp, Scripture Union, 2007.
- Real Men, Real God, Real Spirit, 28pp, Grove Books Ltd, 2008.
- The Code, 127pp, Monarch Books (Lion Hudson), 2011.
- 52 Men of the Bible, 144pp, CWR, 2014.
- News story on Elim website, Beech's new role is announced. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
- "Churches to lure men back into pews by showing World Cup matches". Daily Telegraph. 27 May 2010. Retrieved 16 November 2011.
- Gledhill, Ruth (27 January 2010). "Real men find church too girly". The Times. Archived from the original on 27 January 2010. Retrieved 28 November 2011.
- Carl Beech on the CVM website
- Impact Report 2010/2011, see page 4 on EA UK website
- Fusion Council. Retrieved 16 November 2011.
- Restored website This shows CVM as a Corporate Member, Beech is General Director of CVM. Retrieved 16 November 2011.[original research?]
- Sorted’s regular columnists. Retrieved 16 November 2011.
- Issues that Beech has contributed to, iBelieve Magazine articles. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
- Christianity magazine, February 2008 (subscription required)
- Men in Church, Premier.TV. Retrieved 16 November 2011.
- Ministry to Men, Network Farnham (Churches Together). Retrieved 16 November 2011.
- ShedTalk show page, Premier Radio website. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
- Baptist Times, 26 June 2008, p2. Retrieved 16 November 2011.