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About Keith Cook

Keith Cook

Brief Introductory Statement

Keith Cook is the Founder and President of On The Go Ministries, an international evangelistic outreach ministry that ministers across the street and around the world. He is also the Founder of the On The Go Outreach Training School, which serves to teach people of all ages how to be effective ministers of the Gospel. Keith is an evangelist with a powerful delivery and a heart committed to sharing the message of Christ with people. Keith resides in Springfield, Tennessee, with his wife and son.

Expanded Introductory Statement

Keith Cook is a well known and respected international evangelist. He has preached and led outreach ministry projects in over forty countries. He has also been very active and involved in preaching and leading outreach projects here in the United States. He has led church revivals, open air meetings, and has been a speaker at several conferences, retreats, and camps.

Keith is the Founder and President of On The Go Ministries, an international evangelistic outreach ministry that ministers across the street and around the world. He also serves as Dean of the On The Go Outreach Training School, which strives to train people of all ages how to be effective ministers of the Gospel. Keith also created GoCamp, an evangelistic youth camp geared toward teaching youth new and fresh ways to minister to their families, friends, and communities. Keith resides in Springfield, Tennessee, with his wife and son.

Biographical Sketch

Keith began his walk with the Lord at the age of fourteen. Little did he know that a year later God would call him again...this time He would call Keith into full-time Christian service. The call God placed and entrusted on Keith's life was defined and focused from the beginning; he would be an evangelist. He would preach the message of Christ to people all over the world.

At age 15, Keith took the first major step toward fulfilling God's will and his desire to be an evangelist. Keith began preaching in revivals and retreats in churches across the United States. Keith was given the opportunity and unique privilege of being the youngest preacher to ever preach on the radio in Nashville, Tennessee. Over the next twelve years he directed evangelistic teams as they ministered across the country.

In 1986, Keith launched On The Go Ministries. On The Go is an international evangelistic outreach ministry that ministers across the street and around the world. Since On The Go began, Keith has preached in over 40 countries around the world while still ministering here in the United States. He has preached in crusades, rallies, retreats, revivals, seminars, and conferences held worldwide. Keith has also written literature on topics such as evangelism, church growth, missions, youth, and family.

In 1990, Keith developed GoTeams. These are groups of people who travel overseas and share the Gospel with others. They also travel in the United States participating in various ministry events. In 1992, Keith created GoCamp, which is a Christian camp developed to inspire Christian youth and adults in how to influence their families, friends, and communities for Christ.

In 1993, Keith started On The Go's Outreach Training School. This school aims to teach people of all ages new and fresh ministry outreach methods that can be used to impact the world for Christ. Keith serves as the Dean of the Outreach Training School. The school is composed of seventy independent classes on various ministry topics. Some of these classes include Basic Evangelism, Tough Evangelism, Prayer in Evangelism, Worldwide Ministry, Inner City Ministry, Arts In Evangelism, and Neighborhood Outreach.

Keith continues to carry out the call given to him at age fifteen. He resides in Springfield, Tennessee, with his wife Joan. They have one son, Keith, and daughter inlaw, Megan.

Experience:

1986-Present On The Go Ministries/Keith Cook Crusades, Springfield, TN
Founder / Director of world-wide outreach ministry.

  • Led in Team Ministry in 40 Countries around the World.
  • Ministered (Preached) in crusades, retreats, revivals, rallies and seminars in 40 countries and 35 U.S. States.
  • Written and Created Literature on Evangelism, Church Growth, Missions, Youth, Family.
  • Developed training seminars on Evangelism, Church Growth, Missions, Youth, Family.
  • Founder of "Go Camp" a unique training camp for Christians.
  • Dean/Founder of the "Outreach Training School."
  • Director of "GoTeams" an innovative outreach movement to train and share Christ world-wide.
  • Speaker and Host on On The GoRadio and On The GoTV programs.
  • Voluntarily serves his local church.
1973-1985 Keith Cook Evangelistic Association, Nashville, TN
Full Time Evangelist
  • Preached in Revivals and Retreats in Churches across America
  • Led Evangelistic team as it ministered across the country.

Additional Information:

Faith
Salvation: June 1972, Called into ministry: 1973
Licensing: Two Rivers Baptist Church, Nashville Tennessee
Ordination: Trezevant Baptist Church, Trezevant Tennessee

Awards
Voted "Christian Athlete of the Year" 1976 (GCS) F.C.A.
Outstanding Young Men of America Award Winner 1988
Who's Who World Award Winner 1990
Who's Who Winner 1998

Member
Past Board of Directors, "Global Christian Ministries"
F.C.A. Cowboy Chapter,
Tennessee Conference of Evangelists,
U.S.A. Conference of Evangelists
Next Generation Alliance of Evangelists
Network of Itinerant Evangelists
Billy Graham Nashville Crusade Follow-up Committee, 2000
Operation Andrew "The Gathering" Follow-up Chairman, 2002

Author
On The Edge of Victory, Short Term Mission Handbook, B2K: Beyond 2000,
The Sin List, Tough Evangelism,
You Can Be Sure, On The Go Daily Devotional, Prayer - The Key To World
Evangelism, Fun Raising,
Crusade and Revival Counseling Handbook and over 40 evangelism manuals.

Participant
International Conference for Itinerant Evangelists, Holland, 1980, 2000
Singapore 87 "Young Leaders Congress"
International Congress on Revival, Switzerland & Germany
North American Conference of Itinerant Evangelists
Next Generation Alliance
Proclamation Evangelist Network Conference - The Cove - Workshop Leader

Education
OUTREACH TRAINING SCHOOL, Nashville, TN
ARROW LEADERSHIP PROGRAM, Charlotte, NC
SOUTHERN SEMINARY, Louisville, KY
NEW ORLEANS SEMINARY, New Orleans, LA
WILLIAM CAREY COLLEGE, Hattiesburg, MS
UNION UNIVERSITY, Jackson, TN

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