Resources by Daniel McCoy:
Spoiler Alerts for Your New Decade I went for years, happily not flossing. What ruined it for me was the dental hygienist. The conversation went something like this: “No, I don’t really floss.” “Oh, well then you’ll probably get heart disease.” “Come again?” “Yeah, many heart related diseases are directly related to how well you care for your teeth. By not... Daniel McCoy
The Virgin Birth Q&A Q: Is it important whether or not Christians believe that Jesus was born of a virgin? Let me put it this way: If a Christian doesn’t believe in the Virgin Birth of Jesus, then how is he or she going to believe in the truth of scripture and the deity of Jesus? And if a...
What’s a Biblical Disciple to Do with Trump? On Wednesday, December 18, President Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives, and now he is slated for a trial in the Senate. How should a Biblical disciple respond to Trump? Let’s start with an analogy: No one that day expected a blazing meteor the size of a 6-story building to break up over...
A Prayer for Kanye When someone far from God returns to the open arms of our Father, we observers do well to steer between the extremes of skepticism and naïveté. We are at our most helpful to our new brother in Christ when we acknowledge both the power of God and the weakness of humans. We can be realistic... Daniel McCoy
The Joker’s Smile Anne of Green Gables dyed her hair green, but it didn’t wipe anybody out. I’m pretty sure Grandpa Munster wore white face paint, but it didn’t cause any chills. If not the green hair or white face, what is it that makes the Joker look so evil? I argue that it’s got to be the... Daniel McCoy
The Killing of Botham Jean and 2 Kinds of Unthinkable I always enjoy a sunny day, but I probably won’t stop and spend much time looking up at the sky. Cloudy, overcast days? You’ll find me looking skyward even less. But on those rare times when the sun rays pierce through the clouds? I will always pause and drink it in. If I want to... Daniel McCoy
A Princess Bride Remake and Why Church Can Be Boring Ever get bored at church? Wondering when the songs will get over and you’ll get to sit down? Discretely glancing at your watch during an extra-long sermon? How many points did he say his sermon was going to be? Why do people sometimes get bored with church? A Sony exec recently mentioned a possible remake... Daniel McCoy
3 Dilemmas, 2 Discoveries, and 1 Desire: My Thoughts on Matthew Bates’s Gospel Allegiance When you’re throwing a baseball, you’re not expected to pause and look down, studying the baseball’s texture, memorizing the train track curve of the threads, contemplating its shape and weight before throwing it. You just catch it and throw it. When it comes to words, however, we do well to pause and consider the terms... Daniel McCoy
Shane Wood on Being a Scholar and a Christian Shane is a husband and a father of four kids. His Phd is from the University of Edinburgh. He’s a professor at Ozark Christian College and scholar on the book of Revelation. He’s also the author of three books. Recently, I got to talk with Shane about his studies in Revelation, as well as about...