Co-editor and contributor: Thomas White
Co-editor: Jason G. Duesing
Co-editor: Malcolm B. Yarnell

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Biblical and Theological Studies



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Publisher's Note

Taken from Restoring Integrity in Baptist Churches © Copyright 2008 by Thomas White, Jason G. Duesing, and Malcolm B. Yarnell III. Published by Kregel Publications, Grand Rapids, MI. Used by permission of the publisher. All rights reserved.


A compilation of articles seeking to answer the question, "How does the local church - which is often influenced by a consumer-driven, numbers-oriented society - restore integrity and establish purpose?" The articles written by Dr. White are the introduction, "What Makes Baptism Valid?", and "A Baptist's Theology of the Lord's Supper".




Baptists, baptism, doctrine

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Kregel Academic


Grand Rapids, MI


Christian Denominations and Sects | Christianity | Religion | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

About the Author

Thomas White, formerly Vice President for Student Services and Communications and Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, became the 10th president of Cedarville University on July 1, 2013. Serving in a variety of leadership roles and responsibilities, White has more than a decade of administrative, teaching, and research experience and combines strong leadership with a pastoral heart for ministry while standing for biblical truth.

In July 2004, White was called to serve at Southwestern Seminary in Texas as Director of Leadership Development. In June 2006, White became Vice President for Student Services and Communications. Serving as an executive leader as part of the President’s Cabinet, his administrative oversight included admissions, communications, international students, the chaplain, student life, financial aid, recreation center, the student center, housing, dining services, media services, and the on-campus conference center and hotel. In this role, White was also involved in strategic planning, accreditation, retention, and fundraising. White also served as Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Southwestern Seminary, teaching in the Oxford University study program and as a visiting professor, along with his wife, Joy, at Word of Life Bible Institute in New York.

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Restoring Integrity in Baptist Churches



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