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)

No God, No American Freedom

On Friday morning, February 27, 2015, I saw Chris Cuomo pontificating on TV with a fellow CNN host, Michael Smerconish. They were talking about the annual Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) conference, and at one point, Cuomo seemed to suggest … Continue reading

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Roy Moore, A Man for All Seasons

In my career as a TV producer for D. James Kennedy Ministries, I’ve had the privilege of interviewing all sorts of movers and shakers within modern Christendom. I’ve seen them on camera and off camera. One leading example of such … Continue reading

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Faithful Unto Death

The AP reports (2/15/15) that 21 Coptic Christians were beheaded in Libya the other day. They were faithful unto death. Their murderers were Islamic State (IS) members, in affiliation with the main body of IS, which is in Syria and … Continue reading

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Osama bin Laden, Meet Mother Teresa

Osama bin Laden, meet Mother Teresa. Salvation Army, meet the Taliban. After all, you’re just different sides of the same coin anyway, or so says President Obama essentially. Last week, Obama famously used the National Prayer Breakfast to scold Christians … Continue reading

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To Tell You the Truth

A great quote attributed to George Orwell, author of 1984, is, “During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.” In poring over the news of late, it’s amazing how much untruth there is, mixed with partial … Continue reading

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How is Calling for National Revival “Controversial”?

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal did something supposedly “controversial.” He called for a national revival. As a Washington Post article by Rosalind S. Helderman (1/24/15) noted: “Skipping an Iowa event that drew a number of 2016 Republican presidential hopefuls in favor … Continue reading

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Hiding from the Cross Like Dracula

I try to make it a practice to vet the circulating-emails I receive before I forward them on. I think one of the best sources to vet email rumors is truthorfiction.com. They seem to lack a political bias one way … Continue reading

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Vengeance is Ours, Says the Islamist

In the Bible is a remarkable statement: “’Vengeance is Mine,’ says the Lord, ‘I will repay.’” This means that God’s honor is not up to us to defend in the ultimate sense—not that we should not lovingly, graciously speak out … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons Why the Church Should Not Abandon Politics

Recent events have raised the question, Should the pulpit always avoid politics? Of course, it depends on what we mean by “politics;” certainly it demeans the pulpit to use it to further partisan politics. But here are ten reasons why … Continue reading

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7 New Year’s Resolutions for 2015

Many years ago, my wife and I wrote a book on the subject of the 7 deadly sins. It was called “A Way of Escape.” It was not a bestseller, but we did get many requests from prisoners for the … Continue reading

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