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 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...

  • July 18, 2016

    John Whitcomb: June 18, 2016: On Tuesday, July 5, 2016, Dr. John Whitcomb was honored to be part of the ribbon cutting ceremony...

  • July 11, 2016

    John Whitcomb: July 11, 2016: It has been a historic week for Dr. John Whitcomb, who was honored to be on hand for the ribbon...

  • July 05, 2016

    John Whitcomb: July 5, 2016: On Tuesday of this coming week, July 5, our speaker on this broadcast, Dr. John Whitcomb, will be in...

  • June 26, 2016

    John Whitcomb: June 27, 2016: Catastrophism is the Key... To the Future Matthew 24:37-42; 2 Peter 3:1-18  

  • June 20, 2016

    John Whitcomb: June 20, 2016: Come with us on a tour of the natural world, and let’s see what we can learn about the earth’s...

  • June 13, 2016

    John Whitcomb: June 13, 2016: Author and theologian Dr. John Whitcomb tells us why the flood of Noah’s day was real history,...

  • June 06, 2016

    John Whitcomb: June 6, 2016: Does the geologic timetable offered by evolution match up with the Biblical record of creation?...

  • May 31, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: May 31, 2016: Welcome to a special patriotic edition of "Encounter God’s Truth." You know Dr. John Whitcomb as...

  • May 23, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: May 23, 2016: “Encounter God's Truth” presents a unique program this weekend. Bible scholar and author Dr....

  • May 16, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: May 16, 2016: Dr. John Whitcomb brings a special message for Pentecost Sunday on this edition of "Encounter...

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