When Hollywood movies inspired us

by Jerry Newcombe -- For good or ill (often for ill), Hollywood wields enormous influence on the culture. But we the people often fight back when they go too far in their more…

Forgotten heroes of 9/11 ... 2012

by Jerry Newcombe -- Greater love has no man than he lay down his life for his friends. So said Jesus Christ. There are many heroes we can honor on 9/11. Such more…

Sex ed forced on kindergartners?

by Jerry Newcombe -- Children are being robbed today of their chance to be children. They're being forced by selfish adults to be exposed to things that are not age appropriate for more…

The politically incorrect Rev. Dr. King

by Jerry Newcombe -- Surely the 50th anniversary of the "I Have a Dream" speech of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Aug. 28, 1963) is a major milestone in our more…

The scapegoating of Christians in Egypt

by Jerry Newcombe -- In the Bible, on the Day of Atonement, the high priest was instructed to sacrifice one goat for the forgiveness of sins (for a year). He laid his more…

Obamacare threatens charitable hospitals

by Jerry Newcombe -- It's a good thing our current administration wasn't around in the 4th century when St. Basil of Caesarea invented what writer George Grant calls "the first non-ambulatory hospital" more…

The most overused word in our time

by Jerry Newcombe -- Some atheists took offense recently to a military chaplain's quoting of the old saying, popularized by Dwight Eisenhower, "In battle, they learned the great truth that there are more…

Pride: The sin behind the headlines

by Jerry Newcombe -- In scanning the headlines today, I noticed how there's an untold story that lies at the root of so many of the developments in the news – human more…

Explaining 'Darwin's Doubt'

by Jerry Newcombe -- Every time I log into a computer and have to enter my password, I'm reminded of how impossible evolution is. One little mistake on the keypad and I more…