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)

An Appeal to Christians Who Plan to Sit Out This Election

In polite society, you’re not supposed to talk about politics, sex, or religion. Sorry, but this column will discuss all three, directly or indirectly. In America, we get the kind of government we deserve. Is this the best we can … Continue reading

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The Antidote to this Culture’s Sexual Anarchy

This culture is obsessed with sex. Even burger ads sometimes use sex to sell their product. Pornography is rampant. Gender confusion rules the day. Some even want laws to let men use the ladies’ room. And if you are a … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and “Death with Dignity”

Recent events have brought the debate on so-called “death with dignity” and assisted suicide into the spotlight again. And yet, the argument is not really a new one. No less a light than William Shakespeare extensively dealt with the subject … Continue reading

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Columbus Day or “Indigenous Peoples’ Day”?

Political correctness infects virtually every aspect of our culture, our thinking, our heritage. When I grew up (and I’m only 58), Christopher Columbus was a great hero. Now, to some, he has become a villain. He is blamed for many … Continue reading

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Political Correctness Could Kill the West

I opened a recent “TIME” Magazine (9/29/14) today and saw in big bold words a quote from British Prime Minister David Cameron on ISIS: “They are not Muslims. They are murderers.” With all due respect to the Prime Minister—they are … Continue reading

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Successful Entrepreneur Wants to Solve the Problem of Death

The man who co-created PayPal helped solve a big problem, how to make trustworthy payments on the Internet. This successful solution has enriched the lives of everyone—himself included. Now, he wants to think outside the box on another problem: Death. … Continue reading

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The Irony of California’s Ousting of Campus Christian Groups

A disturbing story came and went, barely noticed a few weeks ago. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is being unceremoniously booted off the campuses of California’s 23 state universities. This begins with a process of “derecognizing” these as legitimate campus groups. Why? … Continue reading

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Bad Theology Lay at the Root of 9/11

Did you know that since 9/11, there have been 23,780 separate deadly terror attacks carried out by Islamic extremists, according to thereligionofpeace.com? The 13th anniversary of 9/11 is upon us. Why did it happen at all? We get a hint … Continue reading

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Darwin and WW I

Quick quiz: What started World War I? A Serb nationalist shot and killed a visiting Austrian leader. But why would that shooting trigger the killing of millions, including one out of two young Frenchmen, in what we now know as … Continue reading

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Maria Von Trapp, RIP

Earlier this year, an event happened that did not receive wide notice. The last of the Von Trapp Family Singers, the last of the children—the real ones—died. Her name was Maria—not to be confused with the lady played by Julie … Continue reading

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