'God's work' is killing babies?

by Jerry Newcombe -- Is it "God's work" to kill the unborn? President Obama seemed to say so recently. Steven Ertelt wrote an article, "Obama Says His Pro-Abortion Supporters are 'Doing God's more…

What changed the Vikings?

by Jerry Newcombe -- I saw an advertisement recently for a series on the History Channel on the Vikings. A viewer's guide blurb reads, "Chronicling the medieval adventures of a band of more…

Church – antidote to loneliness?

by Jerry Newcombe -- I've often wondered why the studies show consistently that going to church lengthens your life and even enhances the quality of your life. One time I had the more…

Is romantic love just a myth?

by Jerry Newcombe -- 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 more…

Obama's big lie, or just a pronoun mix-up?

by Jerry Newcombe -- 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 more…

Who owns your children?

by Jerry Newcombe -- 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. more…

'Hand of God'? Just ask Newton

by Jerry Newcombe -- Recently, a picture from outer space was posted that some thought looked like the "Hand of God." Writing about it for space.com (Jan. 9), Tanya Lewis said, "The more…

Overcoming the sin of sloth

by Jerry Newcombe -- 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 more…

Christmas can be dangerous – in Egypt

by Jerry Newcombe -- Our Christmas has come and gone. But for the Coptic Christians in Egypt, Christmas is commemorated on Jan. 6, the day tradition holds the wise men (the Magi) more…