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)

Drugs Vs. Religion

Americans are accepting pot in seemingly unprecedented ways. Even as it is becoming legal in more places, such as Colorado by an act of the voters a couple years ago, there are still consequences to face with the widespread use … Continue reading

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There Goes the Constitution?

It has been about three weeks now since the Hobby Lobby decision, and based on all the brouhaha from the left against the decision, you would think that the Supreme Court had virtually overruled the Constitution. The case: Should a … Continue reading

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Our Lawless President Opens the Borders

Our founders based our nation on the rule of law. But now lawlessness is becoming the rule. One of the Bible’s definitions for sin fits here: “Sin is lawlessness” (1 John 3:4). The border crisis is a strong case in … Continue reading

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Breaking News From AD 33

In a sense, we’re all on death row. Death is on my mind because of the recent death of my much-missed older brother, Doug. I am so grateful he died as a Christian. To die in Christ is gain. In … Continue reading

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The God-Factor—America’s Key to Success

238 years ago (July 4, 1776), our founding fathers voted to affirm a revolutionary document—the Declaration of Independence. Since that time to the present, there have been numerous other political revolutions. Most have failed miserably and ended in bloodshed and … Continue reading

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Saul Alinsky Would Be Proud

The Tenth Amendment says, “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” But Barack Obama says, I’ve got a pen … Continue reading

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Is Marriage In America On The Rocks?

June, long the most popular month of weddings, is a good time to ask: How strong is marriage today? In the pop culture, marriage is weak. Songs often extol illicit sex or denigrate marriage. There’s a song today, “Marry You,” … Continue reading

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The Essence of Liberalism

As the fallout from the Bowe Bergdahl swap for five Taliban prisoners of war continues to reverberate, there’s a fascinating statement from one MSNBC host on the subject. On 6/4/14, “Now with Alexander Wagner,” the MSNBC host said she hoped … Continue reading

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George Washington’s Warning to America

George Washington envisioned an America where people of all faiths could enjoy peace. He wrote to the synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island (8/14/1790): “May the children of the Stock of Abraham, who dwell in this land, continue to merit and … Continue reading

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Road Rage, Nagging, and Anger on the Rise

If you can control your anger, you’re greater than being able to control a city. That’s a paraphrase from Solomon the Wise, about a thousand years before Christ. I like to write sometimes on the Seven Deadly Sins, of which … Continue reading

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