Barry Cooper is an author, teacher and presenter.
He helped to create Christianity Explored, an evangelistic series that has to date been used in 100 countries, and translated into 50 languages. He has worked for Christianity Explored Ministries since 1999, and is currently the Director of Product Development.
Barry is the author and presenter of the Discipleship Explored film series, presenter of the feature-length documentary Luther, and co-author and co-presenter of Life Explored. He also wrote and co-directed the Christianity Explored film series.
He’s authored and co-authored a number of books including One Life, If You Could Ask God One Question and Can I Really Trust The Bible? He’s also contributed writing to Christianity Today, The Gospel Coalition, 9Marks, and ExploreGod. Future Perfect, Present Tense is a collection of his articles and blog posts.
Born in Epsom, Surrey, Barry holds an MA in English Language Literature from St Catherine’s College, Oxford, and an MA in Christian Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Chicago. He wrote and directed comedy shows at Oxford, and having trained as an actor at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London, ran a theatre company for seven years. He’s performed in such places as Shakespeare’s Globe and the National Theatre.
More recently, Barry spent five months interning with Mark Dever at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington DC. He was also part of the core team that helped to plant Trinity West church in Shepherd’s Bush, London.
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