We are a church community in the heart of the Newport News for anyone who wants to investigate the claims of Jesus or who wants to know and serve him better. Whether you looking for a new place to worship or just visiting, we look forward to welcoming you in person to Miracle Temple Baptist Church. Dr. A. R. Cooper is the founder and Senior Pastor of New Life Tabernacle-Life Changing Ministries. Apostle Cooper is married to Jevonal R. Cooper who serves as Co-Pastor of LCM. They are blessed with two children, Andrea and Anthony, Jr. They are natives of Rocky Mount, NC. Dr. Cooper was ordained by Bishop Wiley Jackson of the Word In Action Ministries in June of 1995. He received his Doctorate in Theology from Andersonville School of Theology in 2009. He also received his Masters of Divinity from Christian Life Education Network in 2009. He received his Masters of Theology from Christian Life School of Theology. He received his Bachelors Degree in Biblical Education from Beulah Heights Bible College in Atlanta, Georgia in the year 2000. He received an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Edgecombe College in 1984.