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 20, 2019

    John Whitcomb: May 20, 2019: */ Bible scholar Dr. John Whitcomb concludes his study called “Steering Clear of Shipwreck”—this...

  • May 12, 2019

    John Whitcomb: May 13, 2019: */ “Every human being that’s ever walked this Earth has a God-created capacity to recognize what’s...

  • May 05, 2019

    John Whitcomb: May 6, 2019: */ We focus our attention on Christ as “Alpha and Omega” once again this week on “Encounter God’s...

  • April 29, 2019

    John Whitcomb: April 29, 2019: */ Author and Biblical scholar Dr. John Whitcomb offers words of hope and anticipation to help...

  • April 21, 2019

    John Whitcomb: April 22, 2019: */ Dr. John Whitcomb, our Bible teacher on “Encounter God’s Truth,” takes us to Luke chapter 24...

  • April 14, 2019

    John Whitcomb: April 15, 2019: */ Christians around the world will remember the events of Palm Sunday in church this weekend....

  • April 08, 2019

    John Whitcomb: April 8, 2019: */ Dr. John Whitcomb shows us today on “Encounter God’s Truth” that the greatest catastrophes in...

  • March 31, 2019

    John Whitcomb: April 1, 2019: */ Come with us on a tour of the natural world, and let’s see what we can learn about the earth’s...

  • March 25, 2019

    John Whitcomb: March 25, 2019: */ Author and theologian Dr. John Whitcomb tells us why the flood of Noah’s day was real history...

  • March 19, 2019

    John Whitcomb: March 19, 2019: Does the geologic timetable offered by evolution match up with the Biblical record of creation? ...

  • March 11, 2019

    John Whitcomb: March 11, 2019: */ Dr. John Whitcomb concludes his series on “God’s Truth Circles” this week on “Encounter God’s...

  • March 04, 2019

    John Whitcomb: March 4, 2019: */ Are you concerned about how you handle God’s Holy Word in this fallen world? On this edition...

  • February 27, 2019

    John Whitcomb: February 28, 2019: */ On today’s edition of “Encounter God’s Truth,” author and theologian Dr. John Whitcomb...

  • February 17, 2019

    John Whitcomb: February 18, 2019: */ Bible scholar and theologian Dr. John Whitcomb takes another look at the fact that “Truth...

  • February 11, 2019

    John Whitcomb: February 11, 2019: */ This week on “Encounter God’s Truth,” Dr. John Whitcomb begins to examine one of the most...

  • February 04, 2019

    John Whitcomb: February 4, 2019: */ God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end! That is not only our motto here on “...

  • January 28, 2019

    John Whitcomb: January 28, 2019: */ Have you ever considered the fact that Christians have a real influence on how other people...

  • January 19, 2019

    John Whitcomb: January 21, 2019: */ Dr. John Whitcomb explores the levels of commitment and spiritual responsibility among the...

  • January 14, 2019

    John Whitcomb: January 14, 2019: */ On this week’s edition of “Encounter God’s Truth,” Dr. John Whitcomb begins a series...

  • January 07, 2019

    John Whitcomb: January 7, 2019: */ What is your perspective on this New Year? Bible teacher Dr. John Whitcomb, aided by host...

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