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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  • May 04, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: May 4, 2015: God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end! We turn to the very end of the book this week...

  • April 28, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: April 28, 2015: Bible teacher Dr. John Whitcomb explores the unique role of the church as the Bride of Christ...

  • April 20, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: April 20, 2015: Do you anticipate receiving a reward from Christ when you stand before His Judgment Seat? On...

  • April 13, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: April 13, 2015: God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end! Today on “Encounter God’s Truth” we consider...

  • April 06, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: April 6, 2015: Dr. John Whitcomb, our Bible teacher on “Encounter God’s Truth,” takes us to Luke chapter 24 to...

  • March 30, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: March 30, 2015: Christians around the world will remember the events of Palm Sunday in church this weekend. Do...

  • March 23, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: March 23, 2015: Today on "Encounter God’s Truth," theology professor Dr. John Whitcomb points us to "Jesus...

  • March 16, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: March 16, 2015: Do you believe we are living in the last days? If so, how should this affect the way we live?...

  • March 09, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: March 9, 2015: This week on “Encounter God’s Truth” we conclude Part 3 of our ongoing series, “Zechariah: The...

  • March 02, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: March 2, 2015: We continue to unravel the mysteries found in the book of Zechariah this week on “Encounter God...

  • February 23, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: February 23, 2015: Dr. John Whitcomb continues Part 3 of our series, “Zechariah: The LORD Remembers,” today on...

  • February 16, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: February 16, 2015: Here on “Encounter God’s Truth,” Dr. John Whitcomb has been walking us through the second...

  • February 09, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: February 9, 2015: The latter part of Zechariah 9 contains a well-known prophecy that touches on both the first...

  • February 02, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: February 2, 2015: Dr. John Whitcomb continues Part 3 of his series, “Zechariah: The LORD Remembers,” this week...

  • January 26, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: January 26, 2015: How are the people of God to relate to the people of this world who do not know the Lord?...

  • January 19, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: January 19, 2015: Major teaching from the Minor Prophets. That is what we begin this week on “Encounter God’s...

  • January 11, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: January 12, 2015: Today on “Encounter God'’s Truth,” Old Testament teacher Dr. John Whitcomb provides us with...

  • January 04, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: January 5, 2015: What is your perspective on this New Year? Bible teacher Dr. John Whitcomb, aided by host...

  • December 28, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: December 29, 2014: This week on "Encounter God's Truth," Bible prophecy scholar Dr. John Whitcomb shows us why...

  • December 21, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: December 22, 2014: Christ Before His Birth (Part 2) Philippians 2:5-11; Colossians 1:13-18

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