Craig Cooper’s a gifted story-teller, one of the founding pastors of Redeeming Grace Church in Franklin, TN and co-author of Glad You’re Here, Two Unlikely Friends Breaking Bread and Fences. Glad You’re Here is the story of Craig’s friendship with Grammy nominated country music artist Walker Hayes, who was an atheist when they first met. But Craig’s friendship with Walker created an on ramp for Walker to jump into the ocean of God’s grace!
First, in a fit of rage Craig tried to run over his brother with his pick-up truck. Then, why Walker became an atheist. Next, Walker came kicking and screaming to Craig’s church. Then, the moment Walker gave his life over to Jesus. Next, Walker wrote a song about Craig! Then, Craig and Walker and their families have become so close, they’re next door neighbors, and they tore the fence down between their houses! Encourage somebody else by sharing this show!
Perry LaHaie is a radio host, singer, and songwriter with a passion to see the Great Commission completed in our generation. He was born and raised in northern Michigan, earned a degree in communications, and later a graduate degree in cross-cultural communications. Music and ministry have taken him all over the world. He served at Family Life Radio before serving with Frontiers, a worldwide ministry to Muslims. Perry and his wife, Teresa, have two children, Kali and Taylor.
Shawna Beyer has been a business owner, homeschool mom, church planter, project lead for a management consulting company, and church staff member. Born and raised in Southern California, she has been married for 25 years and is the mom of four. Shawna loves to help others discover a personal relationship with God that shapes how they think, feel, and live for Jesus daily. She loves being surrounded by her family and a good cup of coffee.