Lyle W. Dorsett

Billy Graham Professor
of Evangelism

Phone: (205)726-2786



B.A., M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia
Post-Doctoral Studies, Iliff School of Theology


Lyle Dorsett has been the Billy Graham Professor of Evangelism at Beeson Divinity School since 2005, and teaches courses in evangelism, spiritual formation and church history. He also serves as the pastor of Christ the King Anglican Church  (PEARUSA/ACNA).  He has published 20 books, including several Christian biographies and three works on C. S. Lewis. His most recent book is Serving God and Country: U.S. Military Chaplains of World War II. He is married to Mary Hayes Dorsett, a deacon in PEARUSA/ACNA. Together they founded Christ the King Anglican Church in Birmingham, Ala. They have two children and four grandchildren.