Lindell Cooley is a renowned Christian worship leader and songwriter who has made a significant impact in the world of worship music. Born on October 27, 1959, in Mobile, Alabama, Cooley's passion for music and ministry began at a young age.
Cooley grew up in a musical family, with his parents and siblings being involved in music ministry. This upbringing played a significant role in shaping his musical talents and deepening his faith. As a teenager, Cooley started leading worship at his local church and quickly gained a reputation for his powerful and anointed singing.
In the late 1990s, Cooley became a key figure in the Brownsville Revival, a powerful spiritual awakening that took place in Pensacola, Florida. As the worship leader at the Brownsville Assembly of God, Cooley led thousands of people into the presence of God through his heartfelt worship. His dynamic and passionate worship leading style became a trademark of the revival and drew people from all over the world to experience the move of God in Brownsville.
Cooley's music career took off during this time, with his first album, "Open Up the Sky," being released in 1999. This album captured the essence of the Brownsville Revival and featured powerful songs of worship, including the title track which became a popular worship anthem in churches worldwide. The album received critical acclaim and established Cooley as a prominent worship leader in the Christian music industry.
Following the success of "Open Up the Sky," Cooley went on to release several more albums, including "Send the Fire" in 2001 and "Healing Waters" in 2003. These albums continued to showcase Cooley's passion for worship and his ability to lead people into a deeper encounter with God. His music became known for its powerful lyrics, heartfelt melodies, and anointed presence.
In addition to his solo projects, Cooley has also collaborated with other artists and worship leaders. He has worked with well-known musicians such as Ron Kenoly and Alvin Slaughter, bringing his unique style and anointing to their projects. Cooley's collaborations have resulted in powerful worship albums that have impacted countless lives.
Cooley's music has received recognition and accolades throughout his career. He has been nominated for and received multiple Dove Awards, which honor outstanding achievements in Christian music. His songs have become staples in churches around the world, and his influence as a worship leader continues to grow.
Apart from his music career, Cooley is also a dedicated minister and teacher. He travels extensively, leading worship at conferences, seminars, and church events. His heart is to see people encounter God and experience His presence through worship. Cooley's ministry is characterized by a deep love for God and a desire to see His kingdom established on earth.
Today, Cooley continues to be actively involved in music ministry and serves as the worship pastor at Grace Church in Nashville, Tennessee. He also leads worship at various conferences and events, inspiring and equipping the next generation of worship leaders.
Lindell Cooley's impact on the world of worship music cannot be overstated. His passion for God, his anointed singing, and his ability to lead people into the presence of God have made him a respected and influential figure in the Christian music industry. His music continues to inspire and touch the hearts of people around the world, bringing them into a deeper and more intimate relationship with God.
- "Open Up the Sky" (1999)
- "Send the Fire" (2001)
- "Healing Waters" (2003)
- "Brownsville Worship: Send the Fire" (2003)
- "Open Up the Sky"
- "Send the Fire"
- "Healing Waters"
- "Revive Us, Oh Lord"
- "There Is a River"
- Multiple Dove Award nominations and wins
- Worship leading at the Brownsville Revival in Pensacola, Florida
- Worship leading at various conferences and events worldwide
Lindell Cooley's music and ministry continue to impact lives, leading people into a deeper experience with God through worship. His passion, anointing, and dedication to the Lord make him a true inspiration in the world of Christian music.