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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  • 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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  • March 05, 2018

    John Whitcomb: March 5, 2018: Can you imagine Dr. John Whitcomb—one of the founders of the modern Biblical creation movement—ever...

  • February 26, 2018

    John Whitcomb: February 26, 2018: God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end! This week on “Encounter God’s Truth,” we...

  • February 19, 2018

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  • February 12, 2018

    John Whitcomb: February 12, 2018: Bible scholar Dr. John Whitcomb concludes his study called “Steering Clear of Shipwreck”—this...

  • February 05, 2018

    John Whitcomb: February 5, 2018: “Every human being that’s ever walked this Earth has a God-created capacity to recognize what’s...

  • January 30, 2018

    John Whitcomb: January 30, 2018: We focus our attention on Christ as “Alpha and Omega” once again this week on “Encounter God’s...

  • January 22, 2018

    John Whitcomb: January 22, 2018: Author and Biblical scholar Dr. John Whitcomb offers words of hope and anticipation to help us...

  • January 22, 2018

    John Whitcomb: January 22, 2018: Author and Biblical scholar Dr. John Whitcomb offers words of hope and anticipation to help us...

  • January 15, 2018

    John Whitcomb: January 15, 2018: What is your perspective on this New Year? Bible teacher Dr. John Whitcomb, aided by host Wayne...

  • January 08, 2018

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  • January 01, 2018

    John Whitcomb: January 1, 2018: Noted author and Bible teacher Dr. John Whitcomb takes a look back at the well-known Christmas...

  • December 25, 2017

    John Whitcomb: December 25, 2017: The famous prophecy of Christ’s birthplace in Micah 5:2 has amazing implications for all...

  • December 18, 2017

    John Whitcomb: December 18, 2017: Dr. John Whitcomb amplifies the most appealing voice of Christmas in this week’s edition of “...

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