Archive | Jerry Newcombe

A Tale of Two Revolutions

Guest essay by Jerry Newcombe  Could a contrast between the American Revolution and the French Revolution be relevant to today’s conflicts? I think so. The attempt to demote historic icons, like George Washington, is a case in point.  George Washington grew up as a gentleman farmer in Virginia and was a fourth generation slave-owner. But […]

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No, We’re Not All Socialists Now

Guest essay by Jerry Newcombe On Sunday, New York Post had an editorial about how many millennials embrace “socialism,” while not really knowing what it means:  “Millennials — ignorant of socialism’s appalling economic and human-rights history — increasingly embrace socialism and its naively unrealistic prescriptions for ending all human want.”  I’m reminded of a college […]

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Happiness: The Christians’ Vindication?

Guest essay by Jerry Newcombe Many in our society seem to do everything they can to squelch Christianity, as the following examples illustrate: A retired Lutheran minister might get expelled from his retirement home. Why? For having Bible studies there. A chaplain was facing punishment for not facilitating a lesbian couple’s “marriage” retreat, because it […]

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New Left Slogan? “Hey, Let’s Turn America Into Venezuela”

When you see Bernie Sanders, remember Venezuela. When you see Elizabeth Warren, think Caracas. When you see Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, think of the plight of those poor people fleeing Venezuela by the hundreds of thousands—just so they can eat. That may seem a little harsh. But the fact is that Venezuela went from one of the […]

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Loving God with Our Minds—a Tribute to the Late R. C. Sproul

Guest essay by Jerry Newcombe The greatest command, said Jesus, is that we love God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength. Sometimes missing today among many professing Christians is the emphasis on the mind. A great evangelical theologian died December 14, 2017, R. C. Sproul (rhymes with role), the founder of Ligonier Ministries. […]

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Millions Miss Out on Joys of Grandparenting by Following Liberal Lies on Abortion

Guest Essay by Jerry Newcombe An acquaintance once asked Winston Churchill if he had shown the statesman a picture of his grandchild. Churchill replied, saying something like: “No. And I have forgotten to thank you for that.” I must confess to being an overly satisfied grandparent. It is an unbelievable blessing and joy. But tragically, […]

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