The Spoken Word
This page features women and men who are dedicated to preaching and ministering JESUS – “The Word” (John 1: 1-5,14). These mighty women and men are vessels used by God to speak love, peace, joy and hope to people. They empower and uplift the body of Christ through the gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We thank GOD for them and we hope you enjoy and are encouraged by their messages.
A Walk in the Word
John P. Cook
Pastor John Cook is a highly respected teacher of the Word of God and Christian counselor using the power and anointing of the Holy Spirit. John accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior at the age of 8 and was filled with the Holy Spirit when he was 13 years old.
John became active in the ministry at the early age of 19. He served as leader of the youth group and worked in the Helps Ministry, as well as many other pastoral duties in a small community church in Eastern Washington.
He was drafted in the US Army and was stationed at Madigan Army Medical Center for 2 years. At that time, he attended Southside Chapel in Tacoma, Washington. He was was asked to lead the Youth Services and he also taught the Adult Bible Class. From 1965 to 1977, John and his family ministered in rest homes, touching many lives along the way. He was ordained in 1975 and became an Assistant Pastor. He has worked in this capacity for 28 years.
John and Myrna reside in Yelm, Washington. They have 3 grown children, Marla and John Jr. His ministry headquarters are located in Tacoma, Washington and he considers By His Word Christian Center his church home, where he now serves as Assistant Pastor, Teacher, Counselor, and Building Project Coordinator.
Links to Videos featuring Pastor John P. Cook
Please stay connected for the upcoming audio series,
“Christian Fundamentals 101”.
Ashes to Beauty
Inspiration for Life with Chaplain Briggs
My Pastor’s Corner
Pastor Jann T. Butler
Pastor Jann T. Butler is the Founder and Senior pastor at By His Word Christian Center in Tacoma, Washington.