Jerry Newcombe

CP Op-Ed Contributor

New Film Challenges Evolution Worldview

Is Genesis history? That is the title of an intriguing new film, hosted by Del Tackett, who created and hosted "The Truth Project" (for Focus on the Family), which was seen by some 12 million people worldwide.

When Selfies Kill

We used to be "the me generation." Now perhaps we're the selfie generation — the generation that exalts me, my selfie, and I. One article on Botox treatment called ours the "selfie culture."

Pro-Life Is Pro-Woman

Hundreds of thousands of women descended on Washington, DC and many major cities around the country the day after President Trump's inauguration, to voice their displeasure with the new administration. That didn't take long.

How Many Attacks Must We Endure Before the Islamic Link Is Recognized?

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 car into a crowd and then stabbed other victims.

10 Rebuttals to the Left's Meltdown Over Trump-Pence

A month after the left's meltdown over the Trump-Pence victory, it doesn't seem to slow down. For example, the Drudge Report declared (12/4/16) "Madonna still can't cope ... 'Ashamed to be American' ... " Protests on inauguration day may generate more fireworks on the 20th of January than on the 4th of July.

Does Your One Vote Count?

Polls. Shmolls. The only poll that counts in this highly fluid election is your vote. How important is your one vote? If we show up, values voters could make all the difference in this and virtually every election.

Freedom to Disagree at Risk in This Election

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 then, McCrory's fortunes have been, well, in the toilet."

Socialism Kills People

How many people have to die before the world, including many Americans, realizes that socialism never works, always fails, and kills people?

Are the 'Lost Words of Jesus' Real or Fake?

I keep seeing people touting the idea that there are supposedly "lost words of Jesus" — for example, in pop-up ads. But the reality is that these are actually just ancient heresies being repackaged for an unwary modern audience.

Ryan Lochte Kerfuffle Underscores Need for Self-Control

How much discipline and self-control must it take to be able to compete in the Olympics? It must take years of sacrifice and choosing the best over the good. Denying yourself in terms of what you eat. Forcing yourself time and again to exercise, whether you feel like it or not.