Columbus Day or Indigenous People's Day?

by Jerry Newcombe -- Political correctness infects virtually every aspect of our culture, our thinking, our heritage. When I grew up (and I'm only 58), Christopher Columbus was a great hero. Now, more…

I agree with Bill Maher – on Islam

by Jerry Newcombe -- I opened a recent Time magazine (Sept. 29, 2014) today and saw in big bold words a quote from British Prime Minister David Cameron on ISIS: "They are more…

Entrepreneur wants to find 'cure' for death

by Jerry Newcombe -- The man who co-created PayPal helped solve a big problem, how to make trustworthy payments on the Internet. This successful solution has enriched the lives of everyone – more…

California's ironic ousting
of campus Christian groups

by Jerry Newcombe -- A disturbing story came and went, barely noticed a few weeks ago. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is being unceremoniously booted off the campuses of California's 23 state universities. This more…

The root of 9/11: Bad theology

by Jerry Newcombe -- Did you know that since 9/11, there have been 23,780 separate deadly terror attacks carried out by Islamic extremists, according to thereligionofpeace.com? The 13th anniversary of 9/11 is more…

Charles Darwin and World War I

by Jerry Newcombe -- Quick quiz: What started World War I? An anarchist in Serbia shot and killed a visiting Austrian leader. But why would that shooting trigger the killing of millions, more…

Maria Von Trapp, RIP

by Jerry Newcombe -- Earlier this year, an event happened that did not receive wide notice. The last of the Von Trapp Family Singers, the last of the children – the real more…

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…