Jay Cooper

Jay Cooper

Jay Cooper is the pastor of Jacob's Well, a new United Methodist Church plant in Chandler, AZ. He and his wife, Carey, moved to Arizona in 2010 after serving as Volunteers in Mission in Guatemala for two years. Jay enjoys hiking and trying new restaurants with Carey and friends, connecting with individuals who are outside the church but interested in Jesus, and seeking ways in which he and Jacob's Well can work alongside God in His redeeming work in the world. Follow the church on twitter.

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7 Ways to Spend Christmas

By Jay Cooper
I stood in the aisle at Toys ‘R’ Us and I cried my little eyes out. My mom had told me that I could pick out one toy, and I simply could not decide which one to… read more

Disciple

By Jay Cooper
The purpose of the Christian life is to become disciples of Jesus. Now I know that words like disciple can freak people out. When we hear that word we often think about those… read more

What's Your Motivation?

By Jay Cooper
In preparing for their roles over the years actors have famously asked, "What's my motivation?" The purpose of this question is to help them understand why their character… read more

A Guilt-Free Vacation

By Jay Cooper
I took a vacation recently, and frankly, I feel guilty about it. I am, after all, trying to start a new church. Shouldn’t I have been busy doing something productive and… read more

Me, Myself, and iPhone

By Jay Cooper
Can God compete with technology?I walked into a restaurant the other day and everyone had their heads bowed. For a moment I thought there had been some spiritual awakening in… read more

What Is Adult Faith?

By Jay Cooper
When it comes to faith, many of us are still sitting in Sunday School coloring pictures of animals entering the ark two-by-two. So what does an adult, mature faith look like? To… read more
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