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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  • August 25, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: August 25, 2014: According to Dr. John Whitcomb, there are two kinds of religion today in terms of origins:...

  • August 18, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: August 18, 2014: A strategic partnership was formed in 1953 when John Whitcomb met Henry Morris for the very...

  • August 11, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: August 11, 2014: “The Genesis Flood.” That, of course, is the title of a classic book co-authored by "...

  • August 04, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: August 4 2014: We enjoy the second installment of our new series called “Creation Apologetics” this week on "...

  • July 28, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: July 28, 2014 : This week on "Encounter God’s Truth," we begin a brand new series of messages from last fall’s...

  • July 21, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: July 21, 2014: Today on “Encounter God’s Truth,” Bible teacher and author Dr. John Whitcomb presents the final...

  • July 14, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: July 14, 2014: Dr. John Whitcomb continues his series called, “Acts: A Powerful Witness,” now on “Encounter...

  • July 07, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: July 7, 2014: Christ and His Apostles: Acts 1:9-26

  • June 30, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: June 30, 2014: The Creation of the Church (Acts 1:1-11)

  • June 23, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: June 23, 2014: God’s Plan for the Church (Acts 1:1,2)

  • June 16, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: June 16, 2014: Thy Kingdom Come (Zechariah 8:4-23)

  • June 09, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: June 9, 2014: Back to the Basics: Zechariah 7:7-8:5

  • June 02, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: June 2, 2014: Keeping the Commandments (Zechariah 7:1-12)

  • May 26, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: May 26, 2014: A Priest upon His Throne (Zechariah 6:12-15)

  • May 19, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: May 19, 2014: The Destiny of Nations. Zechariah 6:1-15

  • May 12, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: May 12, 2014: The Mystery of Iniquity. Text: Zechariah 5:5-11

  • May 05, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: May 5, 2014: The Judgment to Come (Zechariah 5:1-4)

  • April 29, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: April 29, 2014: Jesus’ Promise to You (Text: Luke 24:36-53)

  • April 21, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: April 21, 2014: Jesus' Offer to Israel (Luke 19:28-44)

  • April 14, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: April 14, 2014: Jesus' Offer to Israel (Luke 19:28-44)

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