Charles Cooper is an author, lecturer, and Church consultant. He is also founder and director of the Prewrath Resource Institute or Orlando, Florida. Born in Wilmar, Arkansas, Charles graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in 1982 with a BA in Pastoral Ministries and a minor in Greek. He received a Master of Theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary where he was honored with the Harry A. Ironside Expository Preaching award. Since becoming a communicator of God’s truth at age 15, Coop has been a pastor for 23 years in addition to his other vocational responsibilities. He taught homiletics and hermeneutics at the Moody Bible Institute for six years. He was for eight years an instructor, biblical research, and education consultant for Sola Scriptura – an organization dedicated to affirming the authenticity, accuracy, and authority of the Bible-the standard for truth. Sola Scriptura owns the Bible collection displayed at the Scriptorium at the Holyland Experience in Orlando, Florida. For the past thirteen years, Coop has researched, written, and taught conferences pertaining to the Prewrath rapture position. Coop abandoned a growing career among conservative evangelicalism because of his refusal to continue support for pretribulational rapturism. Since 1996, Coop has devoted his life to preaching and teaching congregations around the world the prewrath rapture position. Charles currently lives in Winter Garden.