Jerry Newcombe

Posted April 17, 2014

When Jesus walked out of the tomb, He changed history. This is 2014 because Jesus was born circa 2014 years ago. We wouldn’t be talking about Him if He had stayed dead.

Posted April 09, 2014

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 cold.

Posted April 02, 2014

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.

Posted March 26, 2014

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.”

Posted March 19, 2014

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 story, “It’s about a psychotic mass murderer who gets away with it, and his name is God.”

Posted March 12, 2014

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.

Posted March 05, 2014

Is it “God’s Work” to kill the unborn? President Obama seemed to say so recently.

Posted February 26, 2014

For two centuries the Vikings were the scourge of Europe. But what changed them? Who changed them? It’s really one of the great stories in human history. However, in our highly politically correct age of multiculturalism, the truth is often obscured.

Posted February 19, 2014

Getting involved in a good church can be a real antidote to loneliness. Becoming a Christian actually means joining the largest family in the whole world.

Posted February 12, 2014

With Valentine’s Day upon us once again, we are flooded with reminders of romance and romantic love. But with so many broken hearts today, one wonders: Is romantic love just a myth?

Posted February 05, 2014

A majority of Americans are now opposed to Obamacare (which has the euphemistic title of the “Affordable Care Act”), even those who supported it earlier. Once the program began, sticker shock set in.

Posted January 29, 2014

There was a recent decision in a German court that ought to give every-freedom loving American the willies---especially because the same mentality can be found here.

Posted January 23, 2014

Incest as romance and entertainment? Society seems to play a game of “Can you top this?” Or really “How low can you go?” Hollywood often leads the way, but there are many that follow.

Posted January 18, 2014

Recently, a picture from outer space was posted that some thought looked like the “Hand of God." Writing about it for space.com (1/9/14), Tanya Lewis said, “The hand might look like an X-ray from the doctor's office, but it is actually a cloud of material ejected from a star that exploded.”

Posted January 09, 2014

At the start of the New Year, it’s often good to review our life’s direction and goals. One thing to consider is how much any of “the Seven Deadly Sins” (Pride, Greed, Envy, Anger, Lust, Gluttony, and Sloth) have a hold on our lives.

Posted December 19, 2013

If we asked the question, “Are children a burden or a blessing?” of course, the answer would be “a blessing.” The Bible says so. But you wouldn’t necessarily know it today.

Posted December 05, 2013

Every year at Christmastime, like clockwork, you can expect the mainstream media to come out with some sort of “fresh” perspective on Jesus.

Posted November 21, 2013

There’s an old joke that says: How do you describe an atheist at his funeral? “All dressed up with no place to go.

Posted November 14, 2013

If you’ve been pro-life for any length of time, you know it’s easy to develop battle fatigue.

Posted November 07, 2013

The Supreme Court has heard arguments this week about whether prayers at government meetings, for example, a town council, can include the name of Jesus.