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Dr. James Emery White Christian Blog and Commentary Archives

Dr. James Emery White

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James Emery White is the founding and senior pastor of Mecklenburg Community Church in Charlotte, North Carolina; President of Serious Times, a ministry which explores the intersection of faith and culture (www.serioustimes.org); and ranked adjunctive professor of theology and culture on the Charlotte campus of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Dr. White holds the B.S., M.Div. and Ph.D. degrees, along with additional work at Vanderbilt University and Oxford University. He is the author of over a dozen books.
The Real College Prep

According to recent studies, almost half of all American college students will abandon their Christian faith during their undergraduate years. Far too many students enter college without a firm worldview in place, much less awareness of the basics of Christian apologetics.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • August 26, 2013 |
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The Elephant in the...Mind

We often talk about the “elephant in the room,” the big issue or obvious topic that screams out to be addressed (and often isn’t). Perhaps we should start with the elephant in our mind.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • August 22, 2013 |
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Are the Religious Less Intelligent?

A new study claims that religious people are less intelligent than atheists. Even the legendarily left-leaning Huffington Post called it "provocative."

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • August 19, 2013 |
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The Real Loss of Childhood

Two articles recently caught my attention. Both charted different, seemingly benign, ways that the nature of childhood is changing.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • August 15, 2013 |
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Propaganda 101

For most of us, we see or hear “propaganda” and instantly think of it in negative terms. In truth, it simply means attempting to “propagate” an idea, hence the term. As a result, it can be used to incite war or fight disease, foster unity or stir discrimination.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • August 12, 2013 |
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I Hate It When I'm Right

The one thing many of us warned about in relation to gay marriage, and those who disagreed said, “You’re being ridiculous,” well…it’s happening.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • August 08, 2013 |
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Twenty Reasons Why Your Church May Not Be Growing

I have a conviction. Disagree with it if you want, but I believe it to the core of my being. God wants churches to grow.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • August 05, 2013 |
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Mistakers in the Hands of an Absentee God

Lately, we don’t even want to call a sin a mistake. We want to turn everything we do into a virtue. So lust becomes “sensuality,” and anger just means being honest with your emotions.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • August 01, 2013 |
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The Decisive Nature of Children's Ministry

No matter how good you design a church service to be, if the children's ministry is bad, people won't come back - unless they're folks without kids.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • July 29, 2013 |
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The Church of All Religions

Few currents have shaped the mindset of our modern world more than pluralization.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • July 25, 2013 |
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Fitness Myths

Myths don’t just lurk in the world of physical fitness. They exist in the world of spiritual fitness, and specifically in regard to the health of a church.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • July 22, 2013 |
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The Four "Great" Streams of History

I’ve come to see four main approaches to the writing, telling or teaching of history: 1) The “great man” approach, 2) the “great idea” approach, 3) the “great current” approach, 4) and the “great event” approach.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • July 18, 2013 |
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The False God of Condemnation

One of the more important pastoral words I find myself passing on, time and again, is the difference between conviction and accusation

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • July 15, 2013 |
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The Rise of Neo-Enlightenment Theology

Is it just me, or is Evangelical Christianity falling into a theology that is based more on individual reason than revelation?

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • July 11, 2013 |
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Summer Reading 2013

A long tradition at ChurchandCulture.org is the summer reading blog – meaning the once-a-year list of ten books that might be worth your while to peruse during some (hopefully) extra reading time over your summer vacation.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • July 08, 2013 |
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Let Freedom Ring

Whenever the 4th of July weekend rolls around, I'm reminded of times I've traveled in countries where freedom is severely curtailed. Or they were freshly freed from the chains of injustice, and the joy of their release was palpable.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • July 04, 2013 |
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Map vs. Compass

Historically, there have been two tools to help guide us in our travels. One is a map, and the other is a compass. They are two very different things.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • July 01, 2013 |
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The Road Ahead

If you did little more than read headlines, this week welcomed same-sex marriage into the mainstream of our culture.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • June 27, 2013 |
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When I'm At My Best

Like many followers of Christ, I am often overwhelmed at the sin in my life and how little of Christ is actually formed in me.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • June 25, 2013 |
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The Lies We Believe

Have you ever considered the number of lies that you believe? Have you ever considered the number of lies that you believe?

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • June 20, 2013 |
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