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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  • September 18, 2017

    John Whitcomb: September 18, 2017: The latter part of Zechariah 9 contains a well-known prophecy that touches on both the first...

  • September 11, 2017

    John Whitcomb: September 11, 2017: Dr. John Whitcomb continues Part 5 of his series, “Zechariah: The LORD Remembers,” this week...

  • September 05, 2017

    John Whitcomb: September 5, 2017: Does the prophetic future include the involvement of true, legitimate prophets and priests?...

  • August 29, 2017

    John Whitcomb: August 28, 2017: Do you know what the future holds? Of course, all of us sometimes wish that we could see our own...

  • August 22, 2017

    John Whitcomb: August 22, 2017: “Thy kingdom come.” Those words will be repeated a multitude of times all around the world this...

  • August 14, 2017

    John Whitcomb: August 14, 2017: This week on “Encounter God’s Truth,” we continue to consider how the prophet Zechariah chided a...

  • August 07, 2017

    John Whitcomb: August 4, 2017:

  • August 03, 2017

    John Whitcomb: July 24, 2017: The Lord Jesus spoke of a coming day that would be characterized by, “Men's hearts failing them for...

  • August 03, 2017

    John Whitcomb: May 22, 2017: This week on “Encounter God’s Truth” from Whitcomb Ministries, we continue in  Part 5 of our ongoing...

  • August 03, 2017

    John Whitcomb: July 10, 2017:

  • August 03, 2017

    John Whitcomb: May 8, 2017: On this week’s edition of “Encounter God’s Truth,” we open Part 5 of “Zechariah: The LORD Remembers...

  • August 03, 2017

    John Whitcomb: June 26, 2017: “The Genesis Flood” gives us insight into the Bible’s teaching about creation and catastrophe—and...

  • August 03, 2017

    John Whitcomb: June 12, 2017: “Encounter God's Truth” presents a unique program this weekend.  Bible scholar and author Dr. John...

  • August 03, 2017

    John Whitcomb: July 31, 2017: This time on "Encounter God’s Truth," theologian Dr. John Whitcomb looks at a text in Zechariah 6...

  • August 03, 2017

    John Whitcomb: May 30, 2017: This week on "Encounter God’s Truth," Bible scholar Dr. John Whitcomb begins a two-part study on “...

  • August 03, 2017

    John Whitcomb: July 17, 2017: Today on "Encounter God’s Truth," Bible teacher Dr. John Whitcomb speaks about, “God’s Hatred for...

  • August 03, 2017

    John Whitcomb: May 15, 2017: God’s Sovereignty over the Nations

  • August 03, 2017

    John Whitcomb: July 3, 2017: Hear about Dr. John and his service in World War II. 

  • August 03, 2017

    John Whitcomb: June 19, 2017: John Clement Whitcomb Jr. was born on June 22, 1924, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in...

  • August 03, 2017

    Dr. John Whitcomb: June 5, 2017: Dr. John Whitcomb brings a special message for Pentecost Sunday on this edition of "Encounter...

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