Born in Tennessee, Pastor White has been active in ministry as a pastor, teacher, preacher, presbyter, and author for many years. Before coming to Valley, he served at Ligonier Ministries, Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, and Knox Theological Seminary. During his ministry, he has preached and taught in the U.S., Korea, and the Caribbean Islands. He has spoken at conferences and written for publication in Tabletalk and other popular media and in academic journals, and he has contributed to several books as an author and editor. He earned degrees from Vanderbilt University (BA, MA), Dallas Theological Seminary (ThM), and Westminster Theological Seminary (PhD). Dr. White and his wife Joann, an Oklahoma native, have two grown children, Collin (wife: Emilia) and Hilary.