Ron_WhiteThe Rev. Dr. Ronald C. White, Jr. is the author of several books, including A. Lincoln: A Biography, a New York Times, Washington Post and Los Angeles Times bestseller.

He will bring an authentic message to Lakeside while serving as Preacher of the Week from July 10-14. This week is supported by Phil & Sally Lenhart.

At the 10:30 a.m. Hoover Community Worship Service on Sunday, July 10, the Rev. Dr. White will provide a message based on Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 and Mark 1:14-15. His sermon is titled, “What Time is It?”

The Rev. Dr. White is a graduate of UCLA and Princeton Theological Seminary with a PhD in religion and history from Princeton University.

He has studied at Lincoln Theological College in England and has been honored with a Doctor of Humane Letters from Whitworth University.

The Rev. Dr. White has taught at UCLA, Princeton Theological Seminary, Whitworth University, Colorado College, Rider University and San Francisco Theological Seminary.

Today, he is a Fellow at the Huntington Library and a Senior Fellow of The Trinity Forum.

His book, A. Lincoln: A Biography, won the 2010 Christopher Award and was named ‘Best Book of 2009’ by the Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, History Book Club and Barnes & Noble.

He has also authored two bestselling books on Lincoln, titled Lincoln’s Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural Address and The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln through his Words.

This esteemed author has lectured at the White House and has been interviewed on “PBS News Hour.”

During his week at Lakeside, the Rev. Dr. White will preach at the combined Faith for Living Hour and education lecture at 10 a.m. Monday-Thursday in Hoover Auditorium. Please note special time and location. He will speak about his upcoming book on the life of General Ulysses S. Grant.

At 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, the Rev. Dr. White will lead Vespers by the Lake, held at the Steele Memorial Bandstand.

Guests may obtain a complimentary church pass 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Sunday, valid until 3 p.m. A complimentary Faith for Living Hour Pass is available from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Both of these passes include admissions for guests and auto.