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…

The most successful enterprise ever

by Jerry Newcombe -- Imagine two men engaged in a conversation on an international flight. These two men, presumably businessmen, are strangers to each other. As they talked with each other, it more…

Children: A blessing or a curse?

by Jerry Newcombe -- If we asked the question, "Are children a burden or a blessing?" of course, the answer would be "a blessing." The Bible says so. But you wouldn't necessarily more…

So much for the right of conscience

by Jerry Newcombe -- The ACLU is busy chipping away at religious freedom in our country again. They have successfully brought suit in the Denver area to force a Christian cake-maker to more…

'Tis the season to attack the Gospels

by Jerry Newcombe -- Every year at Christmastime, like clockwork, you can expect the mainstream media to come out with some sort of "fresh" perspective on Jesus. We see this on TV more…

Thanksgiving's history

by Jerry Newcombe -- One of my favorite times of year is Thanksgiving. What a great tradition – where we gather together to recount the Lord's blessings. I love the statement from more…

Church for atheists?

by Jerry Newcombe -- There's an old joke that says: How do you describe an atheist at his funeral? "All dressed up with no place to go." Now, all jokes aside, there more…

Does the pro-life movement have a prayer?

by Jerry Newcombe -- If you've been pro-life for any length of time, you know it's easy to develop battle fatigue. Last week's election saw a strongly pro-abortion-rights candidate beat the pro-life more…

The non-Jesus religion

by Jerry Newcombe -- The Supreme Court will be hearing arguments this week about whether prayers at government meetings, for example, a town council, can include the name of Jesus. The case more…

Secular Ten Commandments?

by Jerry Newcombe -- There was a story last week that got my attention. Lech Walesa, former president of Poland and a great hero in my book (but not on this point), more…