Jud Wilhite

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Jud Wilhite
ReligionNon-denominational Christianity
SpouseLori Wilhite
ChurchCentral Christian Church
Senior posting

Jud Wilhite is an American pastor and author. He currently serves as the senior pastor of Central Church in Las Vegas, Nevada.[1] Jud was born and raised in Texas, where he met his wife Lori. They have two children and a bulldog.

Wilhite serves as the Senior Pastor of Central Church in Las Vegas, Nevada. Thousands of people attend Central every weekend. Central Church has locations in the Henderson; Summerlin; Southern Highlands; and Sunrise Mountain areas of Las Vegas, as well as locations in Kingman, Arizona; two locations in Pensacola, Florida; a location in Newcastle, Australia; Morelia, Mexico; and online, a "location" of its own which reaches 40,000+ people weekly.[2] Notable ministries at Central include a successful chapter of Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based recovery program for those struggling with addiction,[3] Central is a non-denominational church.

Wilhite is also the author of a number of books, including Torn, Eyes Wide Open, Uncensored Truth, Uncensored Grace, and Throw It Down.[4] In 2013, Wilhite released Hope on the Broken Road (Worthy Publishing, 2013, ISBN 9781617952111), an elegantly designed, impulse gift book offers inspiration for those bogged down by circumstances of life, negative habits, dependencies, and even addictions. Jud Wilhite knows better than most what it’s like to be burdened with addictions that keep people from being all that God made them to be. Hope on the Broken Road will motivate real change and help people find hope when all seems lost.[5]


  1. ^ "Central Christian Church". Centralchristian.com. Retrieved 2012-05-25.
  2. ^ "Central Christian Church". Centralchristian.com. Retrieved 2012-05-25.
  3. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20100118133204/http://www.centralchristian.com/henderson/about/celebrate.asp. Archived from the original on January 18, 2010. Retrieved March 27, 2010. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ "Central Christian Church". Centralchristian.com. Retrieved 2012-05-25.
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