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Not to be confused with author and theologian James E. White, the former President of Gordon-Conwell Seminary

James Robert White (born December 17, 1962) is the director of Alpha and Omega Ministries, an evangelical Reformed Christian apologetics organization based in Phoenix, Arizona. He is the author of more than twenty books.[dubious ]

James Robert White
Born
James Robert White

(1962-12-17) December 17, 1962 (age 56)
NationalityAmerican
EducationB.A. Grand Canyon College
M.A. Fuller Theological Seminary
OccupationChristian apologist, author
Known forDirector of Alpha and Omega Ministries
Spouse(s)Kelli
Children2
Websitewww.aomin.org

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Biography

White is the director of Alpha and Omega Ministries, a Christian apologetics organization based in Phoenix, Arizona. He received a BA from Grand Canyon College, and an MA from Fuller Theological Seminary. He was also a critical consultant for the Lockman Foundation's New American Standard Bible.[1]

White often engages in public debate, having participated in more than 150 public moderated debates,[2] covering topics such as Calvinism, Roman Catholicism, Islam, Mormonism, the King James Only movement, Jehovah's Witnesses, and atheism. His debate opponents have included scholars such as Bart Ehrman, John Dominic Crossan, Marcus Borg, Robert M. Price, Joe Ventilacion[3] and popularizers such as Dan Barker and John Shelby Spong[4] as well as Islamic scholar Shabir Ally and South African Muslim apologist Yusuf Ismail.

White served as an elder of Phoenix Reformed Baptist Church in Phoenix, AZ, from 1998 until 2018 when he transferred membership to Apologia Church in Tempe, Arizona as Scholar-in-Residence.[5][6]

Reverend White was installed as a Pastor of Apologia Church on June 2nd, 2019. [7]

He is married and he and his wife have two children. He also has two grandchildren.[2]

Education

White graduated with a BA from Grand Canyon University (formerly known as Grand Canyon College) and an MA from Fuller Theological Seminary. He earned ThM, ThD and DMin degrees from Columbia Evangelical Seminary (formerly Faraston Theological Seminary) an unaccredited online school.[8][9][10] In March 2017,[11] White announced that he is working on an accredited PhD at North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa in the field of textual criticism.[12][13]

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