|Pastor Jim Cooper attended Bible College in the late 70ís, then
went on to a career in Law Enforcement. Before retiring, he went
through the Ministers Internship program, studying for another two years
before being licensed in May of 2000.
He has been the Pastor in KOFA since March of 2007.
Pastor Jim's wife of over 40 years, Kathy, operates the sound system, and
songs during the service when Jim is preaching.
His heart is with the
seniors, and has been since
he came to Yuma to visit his parents in 1996.
In the summer of 2013,
Pastor Jim received a second license as a non-denominational Pastor.
He now holds two licenses - one from the
Church of God, out of Cleveland Tennessee, and the other from Alaska. He
calls his preaching method as cross-denominational.