Archive | Jerry Newcombe

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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The Pro-Life Position Is the Pro-Woman Position

Guest essay by Jerry Newcombe Hundreds of thousands of women descended on Washington, DC and many major cities around the country the day after President Trump’s inauguration, to voice their displeasure with the new administration. That didn’t take long. But only those who are committed to abortion rights were allowed to participate. It has been […]

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How Many Attacks Must We Endure before the Islamic Link is Recognized?

Guest essay by Jerry Newcombe Liberalism is putting our lives at risk. Liberalism will not recognize the link between Islam and the recent spates of attacks the West is enduring—including the shooting in the Fort Lauderdale airport baggage claim, the truck-driving attack on Christmas shoppers in Berlin, or the Ohio State student who drove his […]

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From St. Nicholas to Santa Claus

Guest essay by Jerry Newcombe I recently asked my three-year old granddaughter—a major joy in my life—whose birthday we celebrate at Christmas time. “Uh,” she responded, “Santa Claus?” D’oh! Some people think Santa Claus is upstaging Jesus. I remember a controversial cover of Christianity Today long ago, showing Santa Claus crucified on a cross, hung […]

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3 Critical Voting Issues: Check the Platforms

Guest essay by Jerry Newcombe When I consider this never-ending campaign, all I can think is: I need a bath. Have we become the Tawdry States of America? The current election is like a Soap Opera. We’re becoming shell-shocked by allegations of womanizing and by charges of alleged voter fraud and intimidation—e.g., hiring homeless people […]

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Freedom to Disagree at Risk in this Race

Guest essay by Jerry Newcombe If you care about the freedom-to-disagree in America, keep your eyes on the gubernatorial election in the Tar Heel state. In “North Carolina Governor could lose election over bathroom bill” (adn.com, 10/9/16), Dana Millbank writes, “North Carolina’s Republican governor, Pat McCrory, was a good bet for reelection earlier this year….Since […]

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Mike Pence in His Own Words

Guest essay by Jerry Newcombe Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has named Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his VP. Pence is notable among social conservatives. In 2008, as a Congressman from Indiana, he was a recipient of the “Christian Statesman of the Year” award from the D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship in […]

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