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)

Easter Hope—Based on Facts of History

Jesus sells. That’s why they have cover stories on Him in magazines and TV specials, even if some of them offer strange theories to try to explain away things like the original Easter. I’ll never forget the evolution of a … Continue reading

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What Would the Framers Think of Evicting Churches from NYC Schools?

A new court ruling has determined that churches can no longer rent public school facilities. Churches in New York City can be evicted from the schools. Despite the good they do in the community, they could be out in the … Continue reading

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The Wedge Issue—Reflections on World Vision

What happened last week with World Vision should make us all take notice. The billion dollar evangelical charity announced they would accept same-sex marriage when hiring employees. The reaction to World Vision was swift and unambiguous. A number of high-profile … Continue reading

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Great Movie — “God’s Not Dead”

There’s an old joke in Christian circles that goes like this: Someone had written in graffiti the famous quote from the 19th century atheist philosopher: “God is dead. Signed, Nietzsche.” Underneath it, someone else wrote: “Nietzsche is dead. Signed, God.” … Continue reading

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Our Audience Has Spoken

I recently traveled to Washington, DC to deliver the results of Truth In Action Ministries’ 2014 Spiritual State of the Nation survey to leaders with the help of George Roller and the D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship. Religious … Continue reading

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God Is Not a “Psychotic Mass Murderer”

Comedian and leading skeptic Bill Maher called God a “psychotic mass murderer.” He said that in the upcoming “Noah” movie, God—not Russell Crowe (playing Noah)—had an anger problem. On his HBO program on Friday (3/14/14), Maher said about the Noah … Continue reading

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In Remembrance of a True Hero of the Faith—St. Patrick

We live in a time of the anti-hero. Too often, the good guys are the bad guys and vice versa. Celebrities are often held up as heroes, until we learn too much about them. But to see a true hero, … Continue reading

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“God’s Work” is Killing Babies?

Is it “God’s Work” to kill the unborn? President Obama seemed to say so recently. Steven Ertelt wrote an article, “Obama Says His Pro-Abortion Supporters are ‘Doing God’s Work,’” for Lifenews.com (2/26/14). Ertelt notes, “At an event in Washington last … Continue reading

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What Changed the Vikings?

I saw an advertisement recently for a series on the History Channel on the Vikings. A viewer’s guide blurb reads, “Chronicling the medieval adventures of a band of Norsemen.” “Adventures”? I guess that’s one way to put it. They went … Continue reading

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Church—Antidote to Loneliness?

I’ve often wondered why the studies show consistently that going to church lengthens your life and even the quality of your life. One time I had the privilege of interviewing a sociology professor and author, Dr. Byron Johnson. When I … Continue reading

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