A Christian response to Ferguson

by Jerry Newcombe -- When will the rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, stop? There has been much mayhem – including the police using tear gas – and much looting in the St. Louis more…

Sickening barbarism toward children

by Jerry Newcombe -- There have been numerous and sometimes contradictory stories and images of anti-Christian slaughter coming out of Iraq and Syria right now. They cannot all be confirmed. But there more…

50 years of a failed War on Poverty

by Jerry Newcombe -- This year marks the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty. It appears that poverty won that war. Jesus said you will always have the poor with you. more…

Bill Maher's drugs vs. religion claim

by Jerry Newcombe -- 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 more…

Our lawless president opens the borders

by Jerry Newcombe -- 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 more…

Breaking news from A.D. 33

by Jerry Newcombe -- 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 more…

The God factor – America's key to success

by Jerry Newcombe -- Two-hundred thirty-eight 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 more…

Saul Alinsky would be proud

by Jerry Newcombe -- The 10th 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, more…

The 50% divorce-rate myth

by Jerry Newcombe -- 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 more…