John Whitcomb

Dr. Whitcomb was born on June 22, 1924, in Washington, DC, to Col. & Mrs. John C. Whitcomb Sr. His early years (age 3 - 6 years) were spent in China. During high school he attended McCallie School in Chattanooga, TN. He spent one year at Princeton University before being drafted into the United States Army, where he served in Europe from 1944 until 1946. After the war he returned to Princeton and earned a degree in history. While at Princeton in February 1943, he came to know the Lord under the guidance of Dr. Donald B. Fullerton and the Princeton Evangelical Fellowship. Dr. Whitcomb entered Grace Theological Seminary as a student in 1948 where he earned a MDiv in 1951, ThM in 1953 and ThD in 1957. He joined the faculty at Grace Theological Seminary where he served as Professor of Theology and Old Testament, Director of Postgraduate Studies, and other positions from 1951 to 1990. 
 
Dr. Whitcomb is internationally known as an author and teacher. He is best known for his role as co-author with Henry Morris, PhD, of The Genesis Flood, published in 1961. The Genesis Flood is considered one of the most influential books of the 20th Century, and marks the beginning of the modern creation movement. In addition to The Genesis Flood, Dr. Whitcomb has published a number of books on science and the Bible, commentaries, and other works highlighted on his web site.

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  • July 16, 2018

    John Whitcomb: July 16, 2018: We turn to the very end of the book this week on “Encounter God’s Truth” with theologian Dr. John...

  • July 09, 2018

    John Guandolo: July 9, 2018: Bible teacher Dr. John Whitcomb explores the unique role of the church as the Bride of Christ in...

  • July 02, 2018

    John Whitcomb: July 2, 2018: We’re celebrating creation—and the creation of America—this weekend on “Encounter God’s Truth.” ...

  • June 25, 2018

    John Whitcomb: June 25, 2018: On Friday, June 22, 2018, author and Bible teacher Dr. John Whitcomb turned 94 years old! What...

  • June 16, 2018

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  • June 13, 2018

    John Whitcomb: June 11, 2018: God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end! Today on “Encounter God’s Truth” we consider many...

  • June 11, 2018

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  • June 04, 2018

    John Whitcomb: June 4, 2018: Do you believe we are living in the last days? If so, how should this affect the way we live? Bible...

  • May 29, 2018

    John Whitcomb: May 29, 2019: Welcome to a special patriotic edition of "Encounter God’s Truth." You know Dr. John Whitcomb as a...

  • May 21, 2018

    John Whitcomb: May 21, 2018: “Encounter God's Truth” presents a unique program this weekend.  Bible scholar and author Dr. John...

  • May 14, 2018

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  • May 07, 2018

    John Whitcomb: May 7, 2018: Our purpose on “Encounter God’s Truth” is to proclaim boldly that God’s Word is true from the...

  • May 01, 2018

    John Whitcomb: May 1, 2018: Which is greater—truth or love? And how are we to handle the balance between truth and love in our...

  • April 23, 2018

    John Whitcomb: April 23, 2018: Dr. John Whitcomb concludes his presentation of a concept that he calls “God’s Truth Circles” this...

  • April 16, 2018

    John Whitcomb: April 16, 2018: How are we to minister and teach the Bible in a world filled with error, confusion and compromise—...

  • April 09, 2018

    John Whitcomb: April 9, 2018: Dr. John Whitcomb concludes his life story, “The Conversion of an Evolutionist,” on this week’s...

  • April 02, 2018

    John Whitcomb: April 2, 2018: Dr. John Whitcomb, our Bible teacher on “Encounter God’s Truth,” takes us to Luke chapter 24 to...

  • March 26, 2018

    John Whitcomb: March 26, 2018: Christians around the world will remember the events of Palm Sunday in church this weekend. Do you...

  • March 19, 2018

    John Whitcomb: March 19, 2018: Can you imagine how insights acquired in a field artillery battalion at the Battle of the Bulge...

  • March 11, 2018

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