Damion Cooper

What are your hobbies?

Love playing sports, whether that’s soccer, basketball, football and even bowling (love to bowl!). Love being active, which allows me to love to EAT a lot of food lol. Also, I enjoy playing FIFA and Madden on my beautiful wife and listening to music!

What is the latest books you have read?

Practicing God’s Presence by Robert Elmer; Destiny by T.D. Jakes.

What is your favorite Bible verse?

Romans 12:2 “Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will.”

What has influenced you lately?

The ministry of the young people. Being a Youth Pastor, it gives you so many opportunities to work along so many different students! Students that are on fire for God and wants others like them to know and experience God’s presence, only can get you more fired up for Jesus!.

What is your favorite restaurant/food?

Hong Kong Buffet; Salina, KS… Love me some Chinese food especially their “Coral Chicken” and “Corn Nuggets”!!!

Who is your favorite artist and/or what is your favorite song?

The is a hard one, I love music, and for right now at the moment I play of lot of Andy Mineo and also I have to rep my hometown artist, Cash Hollistah!

Who is your hero?

My man Samuel, he is from Haiti and the way he grew up and how he rejected God. But then, found hope and joy in God and now uses his gifts to lead worship and share the gospel for teenagers and Teen Challenge Haiti. 

I got to speak at Teen Challenge Haiti in the summer of 2015. Samuel’s testimony and the words of confirmation and encouragement toward me changed my life forever.

What is your lifelong ambition?

To raise a family that is founded in Christ, that my kids know who God is in their life and they are able to live faithfully for God! That my wife and kids love Jesus more because of what they see in their Husband and Father. Also, to travel and to take the light of the gospel into dark places so others will know who Jesus is. Then lastly, to disciple, to teach, and to equip others and who them it is fun to be a world changer for God!. 

What are the 3 top items in your bucket list?

1. To go to a Dallas Cowboys game!

2. To write a play and book.

3. To take my wife on vacation to Greece or somewhere not near the U.S.!

 What is one thing we don’t know about you?

I do have a passion of acting and dancing. If I didn’t play sports and played soccer… I would have went to school and chose a career in acting and dancing!