Lead minister

terry cooper

Terry Cooper became the Lead Minister at Ninevah in May of 2000. He was the former Vice President of Hitachi Automotive Products and lay minister for ten years before leaving the business world and going into full time ministry at Ninevah.

Terry and his wife Janet have three children, Chad, Audrey and Michael. He enjoys fishing, outdoors, and spending time with his family.

Associate Minister

WIll Cooper

Will Cooper joined the NCC staff in 2010. He is a 2006 graduate of Johnson Bible College and spent four years as the Senior Minister at the Campton Christian Church in Eastern Kentucky before coming to NCC.

Will enjoys spending time at Camp Calvary in Mackville, KY, where he grew up, and where he has served as a camp dean for the past fifteen years. He also enjoys watching sports, hunting, music, and spending time with his friends and family. Will and his wife Emi were married on September 6, 2014 and welcomed their daughter Cana, on July 13, 2017.


Youth/Music Minister

chad cooper

Chad Cooper is Youth and Music Minister at Ninevah. He has been on staff at Ninevah since 2003. He loves music and has a passion for students. He received a degree in theology and religion at Liberty University.

In his spare time Chad loves to hunt, and fish, enjoys riding his motorcycle and playing guitar. He is married to Lauren and they have two sons, Case and Colt and a daughter, Remi.


CHILDREN's minister

scott young

Scott Young joined the NCC staff in July 2012. He has been in ministry for several years, including youth and senior ministry positions. Scott attended Louisville Bible College where he majored in Preaching/ Family and Marriage Counseling and is finishing his degree at Liberty University.

Scott enjoys spending time with his family. He has four children; Eli, Rylan, Cash, and Jesse. He loves fishing, hunting, playing disc golf and basketball as well as hanging out on the farm.


discipleship minister

scott shepherd

Scott joined the NCC staff in July of 2020. Scott and his wife Heather have been members of Ninevah Christian Church since March of 2014. They have two children Brittney and Brandyn. Scott is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University and a retired FAA air traffic controller with more than 27 years of service. Scott serves as a Sunday school teacher, roots leader and he and Heather are members of the NCC care team. Scott enjoys camping and spending time with friends and family, especially his granddaughter Magnolia Sue.


Student ministry assistant

JOey Puckett

Joey joined the NCC staff as the Student Ministry Assistant in January of 2017. Joey has served as a Youth Leader for the past four years at Ninevah and has also enjoyed coaching the Ninevah Boys Basketball team. Joey is also employed as a supervisor by the KY Department of Transportation.

Joey and his wife Kelley were married on May 24, 2003 and have three daughters; Kamryn, Chayse, and Mayci. In his spare time he enjoys golf, basketball, and spending time with family.


Administrative Assistant

suzette gash

Suzette Gash joined the NCC staff as our Administrative Assistant in February of 2019. She and her husband, Terry, have been attending Ninevah since 2012. Suzette has also served for the last several years with the NCC Welcome Team and Audio/Video Team. 

Suzette enjoys sewing and embroidering and spending time with children and grandchildren.


Student ministry assistant

JOsh smith

Josh joined the NCC staff in June of 2019 as the Student Ministry Assistant. Josh is currently a student at Campbellsville University where he is pursuing a degree in Christian Studies. Josh has been active in the youth group at Ninevah for many years and has served as a volunteer leader since graduating High school. 

Josh also enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, hunting, fishing, and long emotional walks on the beach.


children's ministry assistant

kris wackowski

Kris joined the NCC staff in March, 2020, as Children's Ministry Assistant. Kris has attended Ninevah since 2011. Kris and his wife Kristi, have one daughter, Karsyn.

Kris served four years in the United States Marine Corps. He was deployed in Iraq and anti-piracy operations off the horn of Africa. He has also served the past four years on the Eastern Kentucky mission team with  NCC and the Christian Appalachian Project (CAP). Kris enjoys shooting, mowing and front porch sitting.