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 Is the Atheist Population Skyrocketing?

Will the last true Christian in America please turn out the lights on the way out? A recent study on religion and America that has received much attention has been interpreted by some to indicate that Christianity is on its … Continue reading

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What Good Is the Right of Free Speech If You Can’t Exercise It?

By now, gallons of ink have been spilled on the recent meeting (over the May 2-3 weekend) in the Dallas area where the contest was held on who could draw the best picture of Mohammed. Anti-jihadist blogger Pamela Geller of … Continue reading

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The Alternative Media—A Lifeline

On Saturday, March 28, 2015, thousands marched in Indianapolis in favor of same-sex marriage rights. On Saturday, April 25, 2015, thousands marched in Washington, D.C. in opposition to same-sex marriage. Which story did the media cover? Let’s put it this … Continue reading

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Why Same-Sex “Marriage” Means Loss of Freedom

The other day I was with a group singing the National Anthem. When we got to the part about “the land of the free,” the word didn’t come out. I got as far as “the land of the —.” But … Continue reading

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Robert E. Lee and God’s Judgment on a Nation Gone Astray

April 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of Robert E. Lee’s surrender to Ulysses S.Grant, effectively ending the U.S. Civil War, the bloodiest conflict our nation has ever witnessed. A new book on Lee is a great read. It’s called “The … Continue reading

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Omnipresent Video Cameras

If it weren’t for a short video-clip captured on a cell phone, the recent shooting of an unarmed, fleeing black man by a white police officer in South Carolina might not have been reported and acted upon. The man who … Continue reading

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It All Began In Indiana Anyway

Recently, we have seen many lies told in and about Indiana. First, there was a noble attempt to restore religious freedom there—-using the same template for a law passed in many other states and even signed at the federal level … Continue reading

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An Easter Challenge to Skeptics

Have you ever heard of Theudas? How about Judas of Galilee? They were would-be messiahs in the first century. How many followers do these men have today? Zero, zip, nada. Of course, we’ve all heard of Jesus Christ. One-third of … Continue reading

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Passover and Good Friday

There is a great hunger to be forgiven—it is a universal need. In the classic book by Karl Menninger of the Menninger Clinic, “Whatever Became of Sin?,” he described a situation where a mime on the busy sidewalks of Chicago … Continue reading

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The Price Paid to Get the Bible into English

This month, March 2015, marks the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s classic Second Inaugural Address. Historian, author, and college professor Daniel Dreisbach has written a wonderful piece on how the Bible played a key role in that address, which is chiseled … Continue reading

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