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)

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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Which Side of History Are You on?

I saw a recent hand-held sign from a protester on television with the words: “Which side of history are you on?” With another Christmas approaching, I can’t overstate how relevant that notion is when it comes to Christ’s kingdom, which … Continue reading

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A New Low in the War on Christmas

The depths of anti-Christian depravity found among some of the intelligentsia in our post-Christian culture has reached a new low. As if that were possible. Just in time for Christmas, a season of joy and giving spawned by the birth … Continue reading

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This Christmas, Defy the Atheists—Worship the Truth

In years past, atheists have put up billboards in places like New York City to discourage people from attending church at Christmas time (or any time, for that matter). Now they’re bring their campaign to the Bible belt. A report … Continue reading

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The Advent of Controversy

Another Christmas season begins. Get ready to read the headlines of the new lawsuits by the “civil libertarians” ready to throw the baby-in-the-manger out with the bathwater. I remember years ago when somebody called the Christmas season, “The Advent of … Continue reading

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The Sin of Ingratitude

Joey Adams told a joke that goes like this: Did you ever hear about the ungrateful lady at the beach who had a little child with her? She was too close to the water, and a big wave came in. … Continue reading

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