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 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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Four Reasons Why the Supreme Court Should Not Redefine Marriage

The Supreme Court is slated to rule on the subject of same-sex “marriage” this term. Here are four questions I want to ask of same-sex marriage supporters: 1) If the Supreme Court says that it is okay for a man … Continue reading

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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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