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Cooper Stuff Podcast

Cooper Stuff Podcast

Cooper Stuff Podcast is an in depth look at what drives John Cooper (lead singer of Skillet); a commentary on culture from a traditional Biblical paradigm:

Has modern culture stolen your world view? With all the screaming voices, who do you trust? How much have you been subversively influenced? Cooper Stuff aims to point out subtle and not so subtle influences on culture with a traditional, Biblical world view/emphasis… while boiling complex issues down to simple language.

Episodes

  • Cooper Stuff Podcast Cooper Stuff Ep. 146 - What Students And Parents Need To Know w/ Alex Cooper Play in Edifi Player

    Cooper Stuff Ep. 146 - What Students And Parents Need To Know w/ Alex Cooper

    For the first time, Cooper Stuff invites Alex Cooper (John and Korey Cooper's daughter) to join the show! We ask her about her college experience; what it's like to be a Christian on campus; what she needed to know in order to be prepared; what parents need to understand before sending their children to college; what her conversations have been like with people who call themselves Christians and those who do not.

  • Cooper Stuff Podcast Can’t We All Just Get Along? Play in Edifi Player

    Can’t We All Just Get Along?

    Can't we just get along? There is a push within Christianity to attain unity at the expense of truth. The revolution is happening in a three step process where the revolutionaries say something destructive, the traditionalists get angry, and the revolutionaries accuse the traditionalists of being angry, mean, arrogant, and divisive. Today we read an article from Christianity Today (more like Christianity yesterday) and compare the unfaithful prophets and priests of the Old Testament to our …

  • Cooper Stuff Podcast Cooper Stuff Ep. 143 - New Year's Message! Conform or Be Transformed Play in Edifi Player

    Cooper Stuff Ep. 143 - New Year's Message! Conform or Be Transformed

    Happy new year!!! Let's kick off 2023 with a banging Cooper Stuff episode! The Bible tells us that we will either conform to the world or be transformed by the renewal of our minds. Cooper Stuff wants to encourage you to discern what is good, acceptable, and perfect so that you are prepared to thrive in 2023.

  • Cooper Stuff Podcast Elon Musk, The Twitter Files, and Free Speech Play in Edifi Player

    Elon Musk, The Twitter Files, and Free Speech

    Elon Musk took over Twitter; allowed people who were in Twitter jail to come back onto the platform; and people are absolutely losing their mind. Then he released "the Twitter Files." Today we discuss how this reveals the ideological and philosophical chasm that exist between Americans. We also discuss how this affects us as people of faith, namely how we speak truth in a culture that is hostile to what we believe.

  • Cooper Stuff Podcast Cooper Stuff Ep. 141 - Hilarious and True w/The Babylon Bee Play in Edifi Player

    Cooper Stuff Ep. 141 - Hilarious and True w/The Babylon Bee

    Today the Babylon Bee joins Cooper Stuff! The Babylon Bee is officially the funniest outlet on planet earth. The satirical site has also had to stand on principles of speaking truth, not backing down, and freedom of speech. This episode is a breath of fresh air from all the negativity as we talk about all things from comedy to faith.

  • Cooper Stuff Podcast Ep. 140 - Special Thanksgiving Episode w/ Tim Barton Play in Edifi Player

    Ep. 140 - Special Thanksgiving Episode w/ Tim Barton

    It's Thanksgiving week and we are celebrating early with our guest Tim Barton. Tim explains the history of the first thanksgiving along with other fascinating American stories.

  • Cooper Stuff Podcast Ep. 136 - Truth Changes Everything: With Jeff Myers Play in Edifi Player

    Ep. 136 - Truth Changes Everything: With Jeff Myers

    Have you noticed how there's a popular narrative that Christianity doesn't do enough to help the world? Even many Christians believe that Christianity has been a negative force in society. Today we rebut those statements in an interview with Dr. Jeff Myers about his new book, "Truth Changes Everything." We discuss his battle with cancer; the difference between "your truth" and absolute Truth; how God changes every aspect of our lives; and how Christianity changed the world in every aspect of …

  • Cooper Stuff Podcast Ep. 135 - Changing The Narrative: Uncle Tom II Play in Edifi Player

    Ep. 135 - Changing The Narrative: Uncle Tom II

    Today we have an absolutely fire interview with Chad Jackson, who is one of the stars of the new film/documentary, Uncle Tom II. This documentary is controversial because it is challenging the narrative that we hear so often in our conversations about race in America. We talk about BLM, the role of Marxism, the eugenics movement, and many other factors that have played a role in how we got here. Lastly, we talk about biblical solutions to answer the problems of our society.

  • Cooper Stuff Podcast Arrest All The Fascist Pro-Lifers Play in Edifi Player

    Arrest All The Fascist Pro-Lifers

    A few weeks ago the President said that pro-lifers are a threat to our democracy, and they push hate and darkness. What does he plan to do about this threat? This week, the FBI raided the home of a pro-lifer in full S.W.A.T. Gear. The authoritarianism of our current government Is out of control, and yes, our civil liberties are at risk. Today we have on guests Billy Hallowell and Dan Andros from Faithwire to break down this news, as well as the controversy in Iran and how American liberty …

  • Cooper Stuff Podcast William Wolfe Vs. Phil Vischer Play in Edifi Player

    William Wolfe Vs. Phil Vischer

    A Twitter battle broke out between William Wolfe and Phil Vischer about "white christian nationalism." This is a tough thread to follow, but it is vital to discuss as an example of how post modern views of reality are infected the faith. We read the Twitter thread, we explain the ideology, and we tell you what to be aware of so that worldly ideologies don't infect your faith!

  • Cooper Stuff Podcast Perverts Are Coming For Your Children Play in Edifi Player

    Perverts Are Coming For Your Children

    Perverts are coming for your children. That's not a guess, or an opinion, or an exaggeration. It's a fact. It's in the agenda and ideology of certain thinkers and movements. Today, we will read the original words from some of those authors. We will also read reports from schools, public events, and teachers unions to present proof of the sexualization of young children. This evil movement is happening because they believe that sexual liberation is the key to freedom for your kids. Freedom …

  • Cooper Stuff Podcast Superspreader Play in Edifi Player

    Superspreader

    Today we talk about the new film, Superspreader, and we speak to its controversial creator and worship leader, Sean Feucht. During the pandemic Sean led worship all around the nation, including my home city of Kenosha after the protests in 2020. We speak about the church's reaction to the pandemic, the power of worship and the power of the Word of God. Finally, we talk about the documentary and what Sean hopes it will accomplish.

  • Cooper Stuff Podcast The Suicide Of The West Play in Edifi Player

    The Suicide Of The West

    The destruction of the West is not due to outside enemies, but rather due to suicide. We are all participating in the demise of a civilization that was built upon a Christian worldview. Some in the church are also attempting to tear down the West without understanding what the fight is even about. Today, we discuss the view of absolute truth versus critical theory; the actress Jennifer Laurence's statements on gun control; Desantis sending immigrants to Martha's Vineyard; soaring crime rates; …

  • Cooper Stuff Podcast Standing Against Tyranny With Eric Metaxas Play in Edifi Player

    Standing Against Tyranny With Eric Metaxas

    We can no longer deny that we are at a monumental period in American history. Forces of revolution, authoritarianism, and hate have challenged every aspect of our daily lives. Today, author and intellectual, Eric Metaxas, joins Cooper Stuff to talk about the role of the Church, the Christian, the father and mother, and the ordinary church goer to stand against tyranny. We also talk about his legendary book on Dietrich Bonhoeffer as well as his book "Is Atheism Dead," and finally, his upcoming …