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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  • October 12, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: October 12, 2015: Thanks for listening to “Encounter God’s Truth”—where we teach every week that God’s Word is...

  • October 05, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: October 5, 2015: We go deeper into “Biblical Apologetics” today on “Encounter God’s Truth” with Dr. John...

  • September 28, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: September 28, 2015: Dr. John Whitcomb concludes his message called, “Basic Biblical Answers”—this week on “...

  • September 21, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: September 21, 2015: God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end. We know that—but how do we convince...

  • September 14, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: September 14, 2015: We are “Looking Back—Looking Forward”—this week on “Encounter God’s Truth.” Host Wayne...

  • September 08, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: September 8, 20: Bible scholar Dr. John Whitcomb concludes his study called “Steering Clear of Shipwreck”—this...

  • August 31, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: August 31, 20: “Every human being that’s ever walked this earth has a God-created capacity to recognize what’s...

  • August 24, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: August 24, 20: We focus our attention on Christ as “Alpha and Omega” once again this week on “Encounter God’s...

  • August 17, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: August 17, 2015: Author and Biblical scholar Dr. John Whitcomb offers words of hope and anticipation to help...

  • August 10, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: August 10, 2015: Welcome to a very special edition of “Encounter God’s Truth” as we consider the Ark Encounter...

  • August 03, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: August 3, 2015: God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end! One way that Whitcomb Ministries explains...

  • July 27, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: July 27, 2015: How old is the earth? What population would we expect to find in the world today if the earth...

  • July 20, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: July 20, 2015: Guest speaker Ken Ham continues his message on “The Seven C’s of History” this week on "...

  • July 13, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: July 13, 2015: Learn about “The Seven C’s of History” from special guest speaker Ken Ham—beginning this week...

  • July 06, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: July 6, 2015: Welcome to a special patriotic edition of "Encounter God’s Truth." You know Dr. John Whitcomb as...

  • June 29, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: June 29, 2015: Can we take God’s Word as truth—from the beginning to the end? That is really the question that...

  • June 22, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: June 22, 2015: This week on “Encounter God’s Truth,” our guest speaker—Answers in Genesis founder and...

  • June 15, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: June 15, 2015: Who determines what is authoritative and true? Is it God—or man? And how do we as believers in...

  • June 08, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: June 8, 2015: Even when speaking about “The Day of Judgment,” God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end...

  • June 01, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: June 1, 2015: Catastrophism is the Key... To the Future Matthew 24:37-42; 2 Peter 3:1-18

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