James White Stats
· Born:

Elder at the
Phoenix Refromed Baptist Church

Author of books and articles from a Calvinist perspective. Accomplished at moderated public debates with cults and abberant theology as well.
Masters degree from Fuller Theological Seminary; Th.M./Th.D from Columbia Evangelical Seminary
· Denomination:
Reformed Baptist
· Theology:
Covenant, 5-point Calvinist, credo-baptist, amillenialist, presuppositional apologetics




"I honestly do not understand how anyone can say "I believe the Bible is the Word of God" without being passionate about that confession. I love the Trinity, justification by faith, the Resurrection, and sola scriptura. I do not pretend to be dispassionate about these things, and, as such, I stand firmly on this assertion: Christian scholarship that lacks passion about the truth is not worthy of the name Christian to begin with. If dispassion and detachment are necessary attributes of scholarship, then I do not seek the appellation. I cannot comprehend dry faith, arid confession, or mere mental assent."
- James White, from Scripture Alone, p.10

Biographical Sketch

Dr. James R. White (born 1962) is the director of Alpha and Omega Ministries, a Christian apologetics organization based in Phoenix , Arizona . He is a professor, having taught Greek, Systematic Theology, and various topics in the field of apologetics. He is also a critical consultant for the Lockman Foundation's New American Standard Bible. He has authored or contributed to more than twenty books, including The King James Only Controversy, The Forgotten Trinity, The Potter's Freedom, and The God Who Justifies.

Dr. White is an accomplished debater, having engaged in more than fifty moderated, public debates with leading proponents of Roman Catholicism, Islam, Jehovah's Witnesses, and Mormonism. He also runs a blog and a bi-weekly webcast called “The Dividing Line”. He is an elder of the Phoenix Reformed Baptist Church, has been married to Kelli for more than twenty-two years, and has two children, Joshua and Summer.


The Fatal Flaw (Crowne Publications, 1990)
Answers to Catholic Claims (Crowne Publications, 1990)
Letters to a Mormon Elder (Crowne Publications, 1990, reprinted by Bethany House, 1993)
Justification by Faith (Crowne Publications, 1990)
God's Sovereign Grace (Crowne Publications, 1991)
Drawn by the Father (Crowne Publications, 1991)
The King James Only Controversy (Bethany House Publishers, 1995)
"Sola Scriptura and the Early Church" in Sola Scriptura! (Soli Deo Gloria Publishers, 1995)
The Roman Catholic Controversy (Bethany House Publishers, 1996)
Is the Mormon My Brother? (Bethany House Publishers, 1997)
Grieving: Our Path Back to Peace (Bethany House Publishers, 1997)
The Forgotten Trinity (Bethany House Publishers, 1998)
Mary--Another Redeemer? (Bethany House Publishers, 1998)
What's With the Dudes at the Door? with Kevin Johnson (Bethany House Publishers, 1998)
"Jesus Shall Reign" in Onward, Christian Soldiers (Soli Deo Gloria Publishers, 1999)
What's With the Mutant in the Microscope? with Kevin Johnson (Bethany House Publishers, 1999)
The Potter's Freedom ( Calvary Press, 2000)
The God Who Justifies (Bethany House Publishers, 2001)
The Same Sex Controversy (with Jeff Niell) (Bethany House Publishers, 2002)
Dangerous Airwaves ( Calvary Press, 2002)
"Justification" in The Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2003)
Debating Calvinism vs. Dave Hunt (Multnomah, 2004)
"The Plurality of Elders" in Perspectives on Church Government: Five Views of Church Polity (Broadman-Holman, 2004)
Scripture Alone (Bethany House Publishers, 2004)


Christian Research Journal:
Is Your Modern Translation Corrupt? Answering the Allegations of KJV Only Advocates (1996 Winter)
Of Cities and Swords: The Impossible Task of Mormon Apologetics (1996 Summer)
What Really Happened at Nicea? (1997 July-August)
Summary Critique: How Wide the Divide? A Mormon and an Evangelical in Conversation (1997)
Effectively Sharing the Deity of Christ with Jehovah’s Witnesses (1997)
The Jesus Seminar and the Gospel of Thomas: Courting the Media at the Cost of Truth (20,3)
Summary Critique: Jehovah’s Witnesses Defended (21,2)
Target, Bible: A Flood of Books Attack the Sufficiency of Scripture (21,3)
Anonymous Strawmen (21,4)
Loving the Trinity (21,4)
Beyond the Veil of Eternity: The Importance of Philippians 2:5-11 in Theology and Apologetics (22,3)
Pro and Con: Two Journal Contributors Respond to the Joint Declaration of Justification by Ralph E. Mackenzie and James R. White (22,4)
The Divine Sovereignty-Human Responsibility Debate (Part One) (with George Bryson) (23,4)
The Divine Sovereignty-Human Responsibility Debate (Part Two) (24,1)
Dangerous Airwaves: Harold Camping’s Call to Flee the Church (25,1)
Examining Muslim Apologetics (Part One): The Bible Versus the Qur’an (25,3)
Examining Muslim Apologetics (Part Two): Unusual Attacks on the Trinity (25,4)
PDAs and Apologetics (26,3)
Exodus and Abortion (27,1)
Bible Versions: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Parts 1 and 2) (28,3,4)

Reformed Baptist Theological Review
     The Newness of the New Covenant (Part I) (I:2, July, 2004)
     The Newness of the New Covenant (Part II) (2:1, January, 2005)
     Textual Criticism and the Ministry of Preaching (2:2, July, 2005)

TableTalk Magazine

Created in the Image of Rome (March, 2002)
The Lord is One (May, 2003)

Modern Reformation Magazine

Whom Does God Forgive? (March/April, 2004)


Online Sermons (Audio)
Sermons and Sunday School lessons in RealPlayer format by Dr. White. Includes a 49 part study of Church History, material on Romans and Hebrews, Reformed Theology, and more.
Adult Bible Study classes in RealPlayer format. Includes Harmony of Gospels, several lessons on Justification, the five Solas, and more.

Articles  -
Articles on Reformed Apologetics
Articles on Apologetics addressing Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormonism, Roman Catholicism, King James Onlyism, and more.

Sermons & Essays Monergism.com Highly Recommends
John Chapter 6
Does the Bible Teach Sola Scriptura?
The New Perspective on Justification (Audio)


Author Related Links
Alpha and Omega Ministries - Christian Apologetics and Theology. Features James White's Blog, "Pros Apologian: Thoughts from the Apologetic Front." Also features his webcast, The Dividing Line.
The Phoenix Reformed Baptist Church
To support James White's ministry through Alpha and Omega Ministries, click here

Sources: www.aomin.org and wikipedia.