Lynn Mccoy | Washington DC


Lynn McCoy is a veteran missionary at the Washington, DC branch of Jews for Jesus. She and her husband, Wayman, a professional violinist, make their home in Maryland. She has a degree in psychology from the University of Hartford.

Born that Man No More May Die
Author: Lynn McCoy

When Harry Chapin led the crowd in singing a Christmas carol, this young Jewish woman found herself crying unexpectedly.

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Pop stars, parades, sinners… and you!
September 23, 2014
Author: Lynn McCoy

Jesus commanded us to go into the world and proclaim the gospel. He didn’t think it shameful to walk among sinners, and neither should we!

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O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
November 8, 2013
Author: Lynn McCoy

OK, I’m just going to say it. I love Christmas. I don’t have a problem, as a Jew, proclaiming that. I admit I have a Christmas tree, I love singing Christmas carols, and if you come to my house in December, you will hear Handel’s...

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A Slice of Missionary Life
September 1, 2009
Author: Lynn McCoy

Everyone has ups and downs, and last fall was like a roller coaster ride in terms of my ministry in D.C.  The week before Yom Kippur, I was happy to receive an email asking me to contact a Jewish woman named Jackie.  Her mother, a Jewish believer in Jesus, wanted us...

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A New Outlook
April 1, 2009
Author: Lynn McCoy

I met Paula a couple of years ago at our Passover banquet. She came as the guest of her Christian friend, Jennifer, who had witnessed to Paula over the years. Jennifer had attended many of our events and felt that we would be able to help Paula get to the next step in...

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The Invisible Woman Turned Visible
December 1, 1999
Author: Lynn McCoy

Sometimes our New York and Washington, D.C. branches join up to do holiday outreaches. We enjoy being together and we also enjoy the change of scenery as we travel to five different cities to do evangelism. I recall one such Decapolis” in which many...

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An Answer to a Mother’s Prayer
May 1, 1998
Author: Lynn McCoy

It was a cold winter day as a co-worker and I made our way to a downtown shopping area of Baltimore. Only a few people seemed willing to brave the cold of the city that afternoon and I wondered if we were really in the right place at the right time. As I began to...

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This Time Last Year
October 1, 1997
Author: Lynn McCoy

Just about a year ago a Jewish woman, Rikki, phoned our Washington, D.C. office to register for our Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) service. I received her name and phone number for follow up. When I called Rikki she was eager to set a time to meet with me. We decided...

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Eighty-Seven-Year-Old Woman Begins New Life
February 1, 1997
Author: Lynn McCoy

Last month I received a call from Sharon at our Washington, D.C., office, asking for us to visit her friend Emelia in the hospital. Sharon described Emelia as an open-minded, eighty-seven-year-old Jewish woman, very close to coming to faith in Christ. As soon as I...

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A Delayed Reaction?
October 1, 1996
Author: Lynn McCoy

I was pleasantly surprised when Rachel* phoned to ask that I study the Bible with her. I hadn’t seen much fruit in the three years since she professed faith in Jesus. Rachel always seemed to have one foot in the world and one foot in the faith. She had not...

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The Turning Point
June 1, 1996
Author: Lynn McCoy

Handing out gospel tracts is one way that we invite people to interact with the gospel. Those interactions often take twists and turns, all within a few minutes. It is amazing to see God at work. A young Jewish man named Rob saw me handing out tracts and approached...

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In the Waiting Room for a Divine Appointment
December 1, 1995
Author: Lynn McCoy

Lynn Wein, a veteran missionary from our LA branch, took part in our NYC Campaign. She was thrilled to see how God orchestrated encounters with Jews and non-Jews alike. Her report illustrates one such encounter: I had just arrived for a two-hour stint of witnessing in...

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Having Loved This Present World
July 1, 1993
Author: Lynn McCoy

A nice Jewish girl’s ordeal with Jews for Jesus,” the advertisement proclaimed. The event at a Southern California temple was promoted by an anti-missionary group whose purpose is to keep Jews for Jesus and other ministries like ours from bringing the...

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