Standing for Truth and Defending Your Freedom
Standing for Truth and Defending Your Freedom

Journalism Is Not a Crime

By Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.
If you don't like the message, shoot the messenger. That is what has happened metaphorically in a San Francisco court to citizen-journalists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt, who have produced the famous undercover videos, demonstrating the trafficking of unborn-baby-body parts.

Revolutionary War Silhouettes Cause Freakout

by Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.
In an obscure display in a small town in Washington state, the mayor is upset at a depiction of two Minutemen (from the Revolutionary War) because of recent gun violence. We are being cut off from our nation's history, including Judeo-Christian aspects of it.

The Left Targets Nuns---Again

By Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.
The Left is again going after the Little Sisters of the Poor---trying to force them to violate their own consciences. But the founders of America had much to say about the importance of the sacred right of the conscience.

The Loss of Religion is Society's Loss

By Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.
Religion (Christianity in particular) seems to be losing some of its influence in society. That does not bode well for the future. As one great historical American figure noted: We will either be governed by the Bible or by the bayonet.

Is America an Atheist Nation? Not Hardly

by Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.
A new report by Pew Survey shows a decline in church affiliation and attendance in America. But Dr. Byron Johnson of Baylor believes that reports on this report have been exaggerated. He disputes the idea that Christianity in America is dying, while we are supposedly becoming an atheistic country.

Political Correctness Turns Heroes Into Villains

By Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.
[Statue of Columbus] Many heroes of former times, like Christopher Columbus, George Washington, and Abraham Lincoln, are being turned into villains for one alleged flaw after the other. This is part of the "cancel culture" and what author Jarrett Stepman calls "the war on history."

The Power of Forgiveness

By Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.
Some on the left are critical of the brother of a crime victim who showed forgiveness. But forgiveness turns out to be not just good theology---but good psychology as well. Jesus and His Sermon on the Mount provide timeless advice for healthy living.

No Greater Love

By Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.
[Photo taken shortly after Parkland---Parkland being mentioned in this article]. Self-sacrifice is one of the most beautiful acts of love. The ultimate example, of course, is Christ and Him crucified.

Marriage on the Rock or Marriage on the Rocks

By Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.
Marriage is in trouble in our current culture, and many in our society promote alternate forms of marriage and the family. But God is the One who created marriage, and when done right, it brings great happiness to many.

Does the Hong Kong Protest Have a Prayer?

By Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.
Protests in Hong Kong have been going on for several weeks. One element to the protests that is not well publicized is that many of those participating are Christians because religious freedom is at stake.