Skillet’s John Cooper On Listening To Christ Over Celebrities

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On The Babylon Bee Interview Show, Kyle and Ethan talk to John Cooper of Skillet. They talk about CCM fame, discovering Petra, and weird band names. John Cooper is the lead singer, bassist, and producer for Skillet. Skillet has become one of the best-selling bands with two Grammy award nominations and has gone platinum twelve times. He has recently written a book titled Awake and Alive to Truth, where he dives into the most asked questions in modern culture.

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Topics Discussed

Journey to CCM fame

Viral Facebook post

Being convicted with faith

Awake and Alive To Truth Book

Becoming famous young

Celebrity Christians

Growing up without Rock music

MTV and Beat It

Michael W. Smith

Seeing Petra live

Stryper story

Comparing Skillet to other bands

Secret to weird band names

Korn

Googling Skillet

Iron Maiden

Duets

Raising kids with the Skillet voice

Touring with kids

Subscriber Portion

Pyrotechnic story

Props

John Cooper’s gymnastics skills

Band’s feeling entitled

Creed story

Positive lyrics

Almost becoming Bono

Women in the band

10 questions

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