Resources by Daniel McCoy:
A Pastor’s 4 Reflections on Joshua Harris’s Latest Goodbye My (Bobby’s) children grew up in the late 1990s and early 2000s. They remember… WWJD Bracelets DC Talk, Jars of Clay, and Steven Curtis Chapman Big youth groups and youth camps And then there was Joshua Harris’s book, I Kissed Dating Goodbye. As parents, Cindy and I asked them to read it because we remembered...
Could the Disciples Have Been Hallucinating When They Saw the Risen Jesus? Renew partner Zach Breitenbach recently published an article in the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society called “A New Argument that Collective Hallucinations Do Not Adequately Account for the Group Appearances of Jesus in the Gospels.” Recently, I was able to interview Zach about his new argument against the theory that the post-resurrection appearances were...
3 Lessons I Learned from Norman Geisler One of the greatest Christian apologists of our lifetime has finished his task. To me, Norman Geisler (1932-2019) was a mentor, a co-author, and a friend. He passed into heaven on Monday morning, July 1. Can I tell you 3 lessons I learned from Norm? #1 – Aim Higher. Although Norm was not a Renew... Daniel McCoy
What a Lousy Dad Still Got Right (And We Can Too!) Editor’s Note: Father’s Day is this Sunday, and we would like to encourage the dads that, even in the midst of our imperfections, the Bible teaches us how to grow in our intentionality. By God’s grace, we can get this crucial step right . . . David was a good shepherd. He was a good... Daniel McCoy
4 Righteous Responses to Evil (and Which Ones Are in Our Job Description) “If I try and bend that far . . .” Tevye is a Hebrew milkman in czarist Russia with a snappy wife, five daughters, and very little money. We meet him in the delightful musical Fiddler on the Roof, where he explains that being a Jew in Russia is as precarious as trying to fiddle... Daniel McCoy
9 Fears Related to the Alabama Abortion Law On Wednesday, May 15, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law a bill which criminalizes doctors who perform abortions in the state. This is being called the “most restrictive abortion bill in the country.” And everybody’s afraid. Everybody. Here are 9 fears related to the bill. Which of these are most important to you? The... Daniel McCoy
How Do I Know My Love Isn’t Just an Act? There’s a riches-to-rags, glory-to-gags story called The Picture of Dorian Gray, written by Oscar Wilde. Dorian and Sibyl would have made a gorgeous couple—he the enviably handsome gentleman and she the talented and beautiful stage actress. But after they fell in love, Dorian decided to bring a couple of his high society friends to watch... Daniel McCoy
Jesus Never Lost at Rock, Paper, Scissor As a kid, I was in line for the amusement park. Grandpa was taking us there. And he told me to lie about my age to get me in a lower cost bracket. That was a collision between respecting your elders and telling the truth. So do you flip a coin? Let’s say the bills... Daniel McCoy
It’s Not Looking Good, But It’s Not over Yet “It’s not looking good, but it’s not over yet.” Remember thinking this thought at two minutes left to go in the fourth quarter? You said to yourself, If they can make a three pointer and then force a turnover . . . . You might have had the same thought on an election night, as... Daniel McCoy