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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  • December 06, 2016

    John Whitcomb: December 6, 2016, 2016: The First Christmas (Part 2) Dr. John Whitcomb continues our series called “The Eternal...

  • November 28, 2016

    John Whitcomb: November 28, 2016:

  • November 21, 2016

    John Whitcomb: November 21, 2016: Do we spend enough time focusing on Thanksgiving? Dr. John Whitcomb, our featured speaker on “...

  • November 14, 2016

    John Whitcomb: November 14, 2016: Today on “Encounter God’s Truth,” we conclude a series on “Christian Evidences” that Dr. John...

  • November 07, 2016

    John Whitcomb: November 7, 2016: We open Part 1 of our final lesson in our study of “Christian Evidences” this week, and its...

  • October 31, 2016

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  • October 23, 2016

    John Whitcomb: October 24, 2016: God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end! A humble monk and priest named Martin Luther...

  • October 17, 2016

    John Whitcomb: October 17, 2016: Are you prepared to stand before Jesus Christ as judge? That is a daunting question—but it is...

  • October 10, 2016

    John Whitcomb: October 10, 2016: Just as Noah’s ark was the exclusive means of physical salvation through the flood, so God’s...

  • October 03, 2016

    John Whitcomb: October 3, 2016: We go back to the auditorium at Appalachian Bible College in Mount Hope, W.V., for the conclusion...

  • September 26, 2016

    John Whitcomb: September 26, 2016: In the previous two programs we have seen “The Need for Christian Evidences”—but what are...

  • September 19, 2016

    John Whitcomb: September 19, 2016: This week on Encounter God’s Truth, Dr. John Whitcomb discusses how we need to prepare our own...

  • September 13, 2016

    John Whitcomb: September 14, 2016: We as Christians know that God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end. But how do we...

  • September 06, 2016

    John Whitcomb: September 6, 2016: Our speaker, Dr. John Whitcomb, is perhaps best known as one of the founding fathers of the...

  • August 29, 2016

    John Whitcomb: August 29, 2016: Host Wayne Shepherd takes us back to our very first radio program in this special edition of “...

  • August 22, 2016

    John Whitcomb: August 22, 2016: We are “Celebrating Five Years of EGT”—beginning this week on “Encounter God’s Truth.” In his...

  • August 14, 2016

    John Whitcomb: August 15, 2016: Mrs. Norma Whitcomb picks up with her life story today on “Encounter God’s Truth.”  She is...

  • August 08, 2016

    John Whitcomb: August 8, 2016: “Encounter God’s Truth” is celebrating five years of God’s faithfulness in presenting this Bible-...

  • August 01, 2016

    John Whitcomb: August 1, 2016: Brief Overview Dr. John Whitcomb brings his account of God’s faithfulness over 75 years of life,...

  • July 25, 2016

    John Whitcomb: July 25, 2016: Host Wayne Shepherd leads us into the beginning of a two-part overview of the faithfulness of God...

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