Meet the Team

The Christian Chain

The Christian Chain

Project Director - Partners in Unity

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For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. (Jeremiah 29:11)

James Cooper, who goes by Jamie, grew up in a Chrisitan home in Prescott, Arizona. After graduating from Bryan College in Tennessee, he spent twenty two years in the airline industry before retiring and taking the role as Partners in Unity Project Director for The Christian Chain.

Jamie lives in Phoenix with his wife and two young children, and loves learning about different countries. When not leading our Partners in Unity program, he enjoys traveling with his wife, church mission trips, and Habitat for Humanity projects.

Lightning Round Questions

  1. Sweet or Salty?
    Salty
  2. Winter or Summer?
    Winter (in Phoenix)
  3. If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
    Jerusalem
  4. What was the last book you read?
    “Heaven” by Randy Alcorn
  5. Which shows are you currently binge-watching?
    Tehran
  6. If you could have dinner with two people, living or dead, who would they be?
    Jesus, Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu, and my maternal grandfather (died before I was born)
  7. What is the top location on your travel bucket list?
    Antarctica (the only continent I have not visited)
  8. Favorite ice cream topping?
    Caramel
  9. What song always gets you singing along?
    “Amarillo by Morning” by George Strait
  10. If you could be president for a day, what would you do?
    Veto a congressional bill
  11. Favorite Olympic sport to watch?
    Downhill skiing
  12. If you suddenly won the lottery and could devote all of your time to become an expert in anything, what would it be and why?
    Urban planning and development with the intention to buy up blighted and crime-infested areas and transform them into thriving communities.
  13. What's something you like to do the old fashioned way?
    Driving a manual transmission