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Daniel McCoy Daniel is happily married to Susanna, and they have 3 daughters and 2 sons. He has his bachelor’s in theology (Ozark Christian College), his master of arts in apologetics (Veritas International University), and his PhD in theology (North-West University, South Africa). His master’s thesis was on apologetics to atheists, and his doctoral dissertation was on apologetics to Buddhists. In 2014, he co-authored The Atheist’s Fatal Flaw with Norman Geisler. Daniel works as editorial director for the Renew Network. His passion is to help people understand that they can totally trust Jesus. He plays guitar and piano and occasionally enjoys writing firstname.lastname@example.org
God, Chaos, and the Nashville Tornado Many of us awoke on Tuesday, March 3, to news that storms had killed numerous people in middle Tennessee. Among the devastation which hit four counties was a tornado that mowed over parts of Nashville. It’s frightening enough to wake to news like that. But let’s not forget that some Tennesseans were awakened in the... Daniel McCoy
Why Rhett & Link’s Deconversion Feels So Right Popular YouTubers Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal have publicly announced that they have left Christianity and landed in agnosticism. Their deconversions are especially noteworthy given how publicly the two had once been with their Christian faith (e.g., missionaries for CRU, featured in Phil Vischer’s What’s in the Bible?). It’s also noteworthy that Rhett and Link... Daniel McCoy
How Progressivism Refuels Progressive Christianity has discovered its source of renewable energy. Let’s start with a parable. Let’s say that a thousand years ago, a monastery in central Italy began to experience a divide. On arriving, young recruits who had counted the cost soberly took the vows and entered monastic life. Even though they were leaving the comforts... Daniel McCoy
The Iowa Caucus Delay: A Portrait of Theological Progressivism As I write this, my state of Iowa turns cold again. The weekend got as high as the 50s, but as of today, this week is settling back into highs in the 20s. The turn of the weather matches the nation’s mood toward Iowa right now. Here’s why: For the presidential election, the Iowa Caucus... Daniel McCoy
Kobe, Shaq, & Learning from Loss Shaquille O’Neal could teach classes on many subjects: basketball, recording artistry, investments, and sports analysis. Yet in a recent interview following the untimely death of former Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant, Shaq taught a 5-minute master class on discerning what is truly valuable. On January 26, 2020, Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter were among nine... Daniel McCoy
Aaron Rodgers: Sacked by More than Doubt The Green Bay Packers might have lost the spotlight to the 49ers when San Francisco beat them on January 19 to advance to Super Bowl LIV. But it was not long before the spotlight made its way back to Green Bay’s quarterback Aaron Rodgers, regarding his comments upon losing his religion. In an episode on... 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...