Skillet’s John Cooper Recounts Time Early in his Career when he Was Promised Fame if He Stopped ‘Talking About Jesus’ in New Book ‘Awake and Alive to Truth’

Skillet’s John Cooper is known as the hard-rocking frontman who isn’t afraid to talk about Jesus. But a decade ago, he faced a crossroads in his career where he was promised more fame if he would stop talking so much about Christ.

That moment, he told Focus on the Family’s broadcast in an episode released Monday, took place around 10 years ago when Skillet was rising on the rock charts.

Cooper also discusses the moment in his new book, Awake and Alive to Truth.

The discussion involved Cooper, an agent, a promoter and another music businessman who was a “mover and shaker,” Cooper says in his book.

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SOURCE: Christian Headlines, Michael Foust

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