Author Archives: Jerry Newcombe

About Jerry Newcombe

Jerry Newcombe, D.Min., is the spokesperson and co-host of the television programs Kennedy Classics (featuring Dr. D. James Kennedy) and Truth That Transforms with Dr. Michael Milton. He has also written or co-written more than 20 books, including The Book That Made America: How the Bible Formed Our Nation, and the bestselling George Washington's Sacred Fire (with Dr. Peter Lillback)

Is Work A Blessing or a Curse?

As another Labor Day approaches, how are we doing when it comes to work? Tens of millions of Americans are unemployed as of this writing, but many are no longer seeking jobs. Writing for Pew Reports (11/14/14), Drew DeSilver notes, … Continue reading

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A Hymn for Our Time

“Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,” wrote Yeats in “The Second Coming.” He penned those words in 1919, but as David Lehman observes, those words provide a “summary of the present age” (WSJ, 7/25-26/15). Yet through it all, God … Continue reading

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Is Evolution Just a Shell Game?

As the school year begins to gear up again, it’s a given that in classrooms across the country, evolution will be taught virtually everywhere and virtually always as a proven fact. When I was in college, at Tulane in the … Continue reading

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George Washington Worshiped Here

It used to be a joke to see signs in historic places boasting “George Washington slept here.” But I think in a very real sense, a handful of churches could legitimately have a sign proclaiming, “George Washington worshiped here.” His … Continue reading

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What Part of “Death to America!” Don’t We Understand?

No deal at all is better than a bad deal. I think that is especially true with the recent deal with Iran that President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry are touting. On a weekly basis, Iranian leaders incite crowds … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for the Test?

As I read the news, I am dismayed to see how few people seem to be preparing for the only day in their lives that matters more than any other—the day they give an account to God. I live in … Continue reading

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Seven Questions for Abortion Supporters in Light of the Planned Parenthood Scandal

Unless you’ve been in a cave the last few days or you only get your news from the mainstream media, I am sure you are well aware of the Planned Parenthood scandal exposed by a secret videotape. Over dinner and … Continue reading

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The Hundredth Anniversary of a Tragedy—Eerily Familiar

A hundred years ago around this time a terrible massacre was taking place against Christians. It was the Armenian massacre, where literally hundreds of thousands of Christians were slaughtered just for being Christian by Muslims in what is now Turkey. … Continue reading

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America Without Religious Freedom is Unthinkable

To conceive of America apart from religious liberty is almost unthinkable. But recent events have shown us the unthinkable may be right around the corner, with long-established religious rights being brushed away—despite weak judicial assurances to the contrary. It was … Continue reading

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So Much for the Constitution

In 1819, Jefferson spoke out against judicial activism, saying: “The Constitution is a mere thing of wax in the hands of the judiciary, which they may twist and shape into any form they please.” Recently we have seen judicial activism … Continue reading

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