Born in New York City, Pastor Cooper met Greater Grace in New Jersey, through Pastor Bruce Wright, in 1979. He attended Stevens School of the Bible in Massachusetts and developed an outreach ministry in Holyoke, Mass. As an assisting pastor with Greater Grace, Pastor Cooper directs the ministry’s Outreach programs and also teaches and leads Christian Service for Maryland Bible College and Seminary. He serves a volunteer chaplain for the New York Knicks basketball team and is laying the groundwork for a ministry in San Juan, Puerto Rico.