Archive | Jerry Newcombe

How Many Attacks Must We Endure before the Islamic Link is Recognized?

Guest essay by Jerry Newcombe Liberalism is putting our lives at risk. Liberalism will not recognize the link between Islam and the recent spates of attacks the West is enduring—including the shooting in the Fort Lauderdale airport baggage claim, the truck-driving attack on Christmas shoppers in Berlin, or the Ohio State student who drove his […]

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From St. Nicholas to Santa Claus

Guest essay by Jerry Newcombe I recently asked my three-year old granddaughter—a major joy in my life—whose birthday we celebrate at Christmas time. “Uh,” she responded, “Santa Claus?” D’oh! Some people think Santa Claus is upstaging Jesus. I remember a controversial cover of Christianity Today long ago, showing Santa Claus crucified on a cross, hung […]

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Freedom to Disagree at Risk in this Race

Guest essay by Jerry Newcombe If you care about the freedom-to-disagree in America, keep your eyes on the gubernatorial election in the Tar Heel state. In “North Carolina Governor could lose election over bathroom bill” (adn.com, 10/9/16), Dana Millbank writes, “North Carolina’s Republican governor, Pat McCrory, was a good bet for reelection earlier this year….Since […]

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Mike Pence in His Own Words

Guest essay by Jerry Newcombe Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has named Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his VP. Pence is notable among social conservatives. In 2008, as a Congressman from Indiana, he was a recipient of the “Christian Statesman of the Year” award from the D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship in […]

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Jesus Condemns Laziness

Excerpt from the devotional Strength For Today by D. James Kennedy and Jerry Newcombe “His master answered, ‘You wicked and slothful servant!’”—Matthew 25:26 The Lord Jesus has so unkind things to say about the deliberately slothful person. In the parable of the talents, the Lord lambasts the third man because he was lazy. The Bible admonishes […]

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Have “We the People” Stopped Being “Our Own Rulers”?

Guest essay by Jerry Newcombe Once the Supreme Court has ruled, that’s it. Case closed. Right? Not necessarily. Last week (10/8/15) a group of scholars issued a “Statement Calling For Constitutional Resistance To Obergefell V. Hodges” in reference to the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision. The statement begins: “We are scholars and informed citizens deeply […]

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