Dr. White was born in Salisbury, NC to Mrs. Brenda W. White and The Rev. Dr. William M. White, Sr. (Deceased). He grew up in Charlotte, NC, and attended Northeast Jr. High School, where he was the president of the student council, and Myers Park High School.
He graduated from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, with
a BA in Political Science in 1990 and from Wesley Theological
Seminary in Washington, DC, with a Master of Divinity Degree in 1994
and Doctor of Ministry Degree in 2001.
Dr. White preached his initial sermon on December 18, 1988 and has been in the ministry for almost 32 years. Dr. White has preached
internationally, including at the St. James Church in Florence, Italy. He
has served as a Senior Pastor for 25 years in Maryland and North
Carolina. Dr. White believes in a holistic approach to ministry and to
meeting the needs of people. He also believes that the church is called
to model its mission and ministry after the ministry of Jesus Christ,
and address the spiritual, physical, and social needs and concerns of
Dr. White is married to Stephanie Lawrence-White, Ph.D. of
Trevose, PA, and they are parents of a 17-year-old daughter.