J. Robert White

J. Robert White
J. Robert White
Executive Director-CEO Georgia Baptist Convention
2930 Flowers Road South
Atlanta, GA30341
7709365200

Dr. J. Robert White has served as the executive director of the Georgia Baptist Convention since January 1993. The Convention, with more than 1.3 million members, is the state affiliate of the Southern Baptist Convention. Dr. White came to the GBC from First Baptist Church of Paducah, Kentucky where he served as pastor for eleven years. His earlier ministry includes pastoral leadership of churches in Alabama, Indiana, and Georgia.

He has served as a member of the SBC Empowering Kingdom Growth Task Force, the SBC Task Force on Cooperation and as a board member of the Association of Southern Baptist Colleges and Schools, Global Resource Services, the Kentucky Baptist Convention, the Georgia Baptist Convention, and the Board of Trustees at Georgetown College, Kentucky.

Dr. White has been a community leader in several different capacities, including the Jewish National Fund, the American Cancer Society, the United Way, the Paducah Housing Authority, and Western Baptist Hospital. He is a regular preacher, speaker, conference leader, and has led evangelistic endeavors across the United States and locations around the world including Hong Kong, Germany, Africa, South America, South Korea, Moldova and France.

Dr. White gives weekly meditations for Sounds of Faith on 94.9 Lite FM, out of Atlanta, Georgia. He has been a weekly host on the GoodNews television program; did a weekly live telecast on WPSD; national telecasts for five years while in Paducah, Kentucky; and was the president of the Paducah ACTS Network.

A graduate of Samford University in Alabama, Dr. White received both his Master of Divinity and his Doctor of Ministry degrees from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, and is a member of the honorary society Phi Kappa Phi.

A prolific writer, Dr. White has published several articles in the following magazines: Church Administration, Church Training, and The Baptist Program. He is the author of Healthy Kingdom Churches: Ten Qualities of Healthy Churches, published by Baxter Press in 2002. Dr. White also writes an article for each issue of The Christian Index.

Dr. White is married to Janice Gail Goodlet of Hialeah, Florida. They have three married daughters, Kathy Curtin, Karen Lillard, and Jennifer Millage, and six grandchildren.


Title Book/Chapter/Verse Subject
Thanks for The Memories 1 Corinthians  15 :1-4 Thanksgiving; Gratitude; Cross of Christ; Salvation
Safe And Secure In Christ 1 Peter  1 :3 Salvation; Peace And Assurance
Missions - A New Perspective Acts  1 :6-8 Missions; Soul Winning; Evangelism
Anchors Of The Soul Acts  27 :18-29 Peace; Hope; Assurance
Exceeding Your Wildest Dreams Ephesians  3 :14-19 God, Love of; Jesus, Greatness of Love in; Love of God
Rearing Children God's Way Ephesians  6 :1-4 Mother's Day; Children, Rearing; Family; Fathers
The Christian Daddy Ephesians  6 :1-4 Father's Day; Christian Dad; Family; Legacy
The Challenge and Joy of Change Jeremiah  31 :31-34 Change; Salvation; Joy
Old-Fashioned Growth In A Fast-Paced World John  3 :10-35 Church growth; Evangelism
What We Know About Heaven John  14 :1-6 Heaven
The Annunciation Luke  1 :26-38 Gabriel; Christ, Birth of; Christmas
O Come, Let Us Adore Him Luke  2 :10-14 Christ, Birth of; Jesus; Christmas
Death Where is Thy Sting Luke  24 :1-9 Death; Resurrection; Death, Victory over
Changed By The Resurrection Of Jesus Christ Mark  16 :1-7 Resurrection; Peter; Faith; Salvation
Peace Philippians  4 :4-7 Peace; Christmas; Trust; Jesus, Birth of
Full of Sap - Senior Adult Sunday Psalms  92 :12-14 Senior Adults; Christian Living; Life, Blessed
Confessions of the Apostle Paul Romans  1 :14-17 Paul, Confessions of; Faith; Salvation; Believe

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