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by Randy White on June 26, 2014
For many years now I’ve been concerned with what appears to be a growing strategy of missions in difficult areas: praying for the Holy Spirit to reveal Christ in the lives of the unreached through dreams and visions. This is not a new strategy by any means.
by Randy White on March 31, 2014
~~LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention and Southern Baptist Pastor Rick Warren have teamed up with the New Age Catholics Mark Burnett and Roma Downey to produce “Son of God: The Life of Jesus in You.” This is a six-session “Bible study” for small groups.  As a Southern B
by Randy White on March 31, 2014
~~SPOILER ALERT: If you don’t want to know how the movie ends, don’t read further!
by Randy White on March 7, 2014
~~I have not seen “The Son of God,” Roma Downey and Mark Burnett’s sure-to-be-blockbuster movie. I am sure I will see it, and want to prepare my mind to critique the movie fully. This article contains the list of some of the questions I’ll be asking as I watch the movie.
by Randy White on January 25, 2014
~~For the longest time, perhaps since the days of Charles Sheldon’s classic book “In His Steps,” the phrase “what would Jesus do?” has been a code of ethics for millions of believers. Unbeknownst to most of these believers, however, “what would Jesus do?” is actually a bad ethical model.
by Randy White on January 12, 2014
~~Church growth is all the rage. For pastors, the focus is on leadership. For laymen, on “reaching people.” In the church world, church-growth is the standard of success. If a church “reaches people,” and the pastor is a “visionary leader,” then the church will be considered a success.
by Randy White on December 19, 2013
Summary: The religious right is in a frazzle over the suspension of Phil Robertson from Duck Dynasty, but because the right’s convictions are threadbare, the overall culture war has already been lost.
by Randy White on June 17, 2013
I am often asked what kinds of questions churches should ask of candidates for the Pastor of the local congregation.


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Randy White has been the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Katy since August, 2003. Dr. White has a passion for making disciples through Biblical preaching, world-wide missions, and personal evangelism.

Dr. White and Shelley, his wife of 24 years, have two children. Their daughter is a university student studying for a career in missions and their son attends Liberty University Online Academy as a High School student. Shelley is a school teacher in a private, classical education school.

Dr. White grew up in New Mexico in a preacher’s home. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Golden Gate Baptist Seminary in Mill Valley, California. He has been a senior pastor since 1992 and has been in the ministry since 1987.

He has served in various denominational positions in the local association, the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, and the Southern Baptist Convention. In addition to his service through various denominational positions, Dr. White has written numerous magazine articles for Lifeway Christian Resources. He is on the Board of Trustees for Criswell College. He and Shelley love to travel to Israel to see and learn more about the Bible and its land and history.