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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  • March 25, 2019

    John Whitcomb: March 25, 2019: */ Author and theologian Dr. John Whitcomb tells us why the flood of Noah’s day was real history...

  • March 19, 2019

    John Whitcomb: March 19, 2019: Does the geologic timetable offered by evolution match up with the Biblical record of creation? ...

  • March 11, 2019

    John Whitcomb: March 11, 2019: */ Dr. John Whitcomb concludes his series on “God’s Truth Circles” this week on “Encounter God’s...

  • March 04, 2019

    John Whitcomb: March 4, 2019: */ Are you concerned about how you handle God’s Holy Word in this fallen world? On this edition...

  • February 27, 2019

    John Whitcomb: February 28, 2019: */ On today’s edition of “Encounter God’s Truth,” author and theologian Dr. John Whitcomb...

  • February 17, 2019

    John Whitcomb: February 18, 2019: */ Bible scholar and theologian Dr. John Whitcomb takes another look at the fact that “Truth...

  • February 11, 2019

    John Whitcomb: February 11, 2019: */ This week on “Encounter God’s Truth,” Dr. John Whitcomb begins to examine one of the most...

  • February 04, 2019

    John Whitcomb: February 4, 2019: */ God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end! That is not only our motto here on “...

  • January 28, 2019

    John Whitcomb: January 28, 2019: */ Have you ever considered the fact that Christians have a real influence on how other people...

  • January 19, 2019

    John Whitcomb: January 21, 2019: */ Dr. John Whitcomb explores the levels of commitment and spiritual responsibility among the...

  • January 14, 2019

    John Whitcomb: January 14, 2019: */ On this week’s edition of “Encounter God’s Truth,” Dr. John Whitcomb begins a series...

  • January 07, 2019

    John Whitcomb: January 7, 2019: */ What is your perspective on this New Year? Bible teacher Dr. John Whitcomb, aided by host...

  • December 24, 2018

    John Whitcomb: December 24, 2018: */ Merry Christmas from Whitcomb Ministries and “Encounter God’s Truth”! On this weekend...

  • December 16, 2018

    John Whitcomb: December 17, 2018: */ Where do you turn for counsel in the midst of our confusing culture? Dr. John Whitcomb...

  • December 10, 2018

    John Whitcomb: December 10, 2018: */ The marvelous prophetic promise in Isaiah 7:14 is one of the most beloved Scripture...

  • December 03, 2018

    John Whitcomb: December 3, 2018: */ The marvelous prophetic promise in Isaiah 7:14 is one of the most beloved Scripture...

  • November 26, 2018

    John Whitcomb: November 26, 2018: */ Dr. John Whitcomb will take us to the final chapter of this great and ancient book of the...

  • November 19, 2018

    John Whitcomb: November 19, 2018: Happy Thanksgiving! Welcome to this special holiday edition of “Encounter God’s Truth” with Dr...

  • November 12, 2018

    John Whitcomb: November 12, 2018: This week on “Encounter God’s Truth,” we will learn how the Old Testament saint Job continued...

  • November 05, 2018

    John Whitcomb: November 5, 2018: */ Dr. John Whitcomb begins a very special series from the book of Job this week on “Encounter...

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