Podcast: A Conversation with Jerry Newcombe Parts 1-4

A Series of Conversations with Dr. Jerry Newcombe, co-author of George Washington’s Sacred Fire. Dr. Newcombe serves as the senior producer and as an on-air host and a columnist for D. James Kennedy Ministries and also hosts a weekly radio program called “Vocal Point” on GraceNetRadio (www.GraceNetRadio.com), which airs four times each day with new interviews added on Thursdays. These podcasts can also be found at GraceNetRadio.

Jerry has produced or co-produced more than 60 one hour television specials that have aired nationwide. Jerry is the author or co-author of twenty-eight books, at least two of which have been bestsellers, George Washington’s Sacred Fire (with Dr. Peter Lillback) and What If Jesus Had Never Been Born? (with Dr. Kennedy).  Jerry has also written Doubting Thomas? The Life and Legacy of Thomas Jefferson (with Mark Beliles). Jerry has appeared on numerous talk shows as a guest, including Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher (4x), Janet Parshall’s America, Point of View, the Moody radio network, TBN, the Fox News Channel, the Fox Business Channel, C-Span2’s “Book Notes,” etc.

The Faith of George Washington

 

Was Washington a Christian and Why Does it Matter?

 

Common Objections to Claims that Washington was a Christian

 

Washington and the Name of God

 

Part 1 – aired April 13, 2017

Dr. Lillback and Jerry Newcombe, co-authors of George Washington’s Sacred Fire, discuss the faith of Washington and explain why there was a need to respond to the critical scholars who had incorrectly pigeonholed Washington as a Deist. 

Part 2 – aired April 27, 2017

Was George Washington a Christian and why does it matter? Dr. Lillback joined forces with Jerry Newcombe to produce the 1200-page book on the faith of our first president, “George Washington’s Sacred Fire.” Peter Lillback joins Jerry Newcombe on Vocal Point to answer the questions, “Was George Washington a Christian and why does it matter?” 

Part 3 – aired May 4, 2017

Some people object to the idea that George Washington was a Christian. Wasn’t he a Mason? Didn’t he own slaves? Didn’t he use strange (to us) names for God? Didn’t he avoid communion? On this segment of Vocal Point, Peter Lillback and Jerry Newcombe discuss objections to the notion that our first president was a Christian. 

Part 4 – aired May 11, 2017

Some people object to George Washington’s use of names for God that we’re not familiar with today—e.g. the Great Architect of the Universe, Providence, etc. Some critics go so far as to say that Washington was therefore a Deist. On this segment of Vocal Point, Peter Lillback and Jerry Newcombe discuss our first president and the name of God. 

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