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Michael Cooper Waters

Michael Cooper Waters, American medical center and development corporation executive. Recipient W.F. Yates medallion William Jewell College, Liberty Missouri, 1980.


Waters, Michael Cooper was born on October 29, 1942 in Cisco, Texas, United States.


Student, Baylor University, 1963. Bachelor of Science, Lamar University, 1965. Master of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1967.


Administrative resident, University Texas Medical Branch Hospital, Galveston, 1966-1967;vice president, Memorial Hospital System, Houston, 1969-1978;executive director, Baptist Memorial Hospital, Kansas City, Missoury, 1978-1980;president, Hendrick Medical Center, Hendrick Medical Development Corporation, Abilene, Texas, since 1980;director, First National Bank of Abilene.


Loving God went to supernatural lengths—by sending His Son to die—to provide everyone an opportunity to escape the fires of Hell and spend eternity in Heaven.


The Bible can be puzzling but it is continually a source of inspiration and direction in lives of people.


Board directors United Healthcare Systems, Kansas City. Board directors Hospice of Abilene, since 1981, Hospital Receivables, Carrollton, Texas, since 1983, United Way, Abilene, Pastoral Care and Counseling Center, since 1981. Served to lieutenant United States Public Health Service, 1967-1969.

Member American Hospital Association, American Protestant Hospital Association (board directors since 1983), Texas Hospital Association (chairman Forts and Pecos division 1983-1984), Texas Asn. Hospital Auxs. (chairman 1982-1983), Abilene Chamber of Commerce (president 1986-1987), Texas Hospital Association Board (treasurer 1985-1986, vice chairman board directors 1986-1987), Baptist Hospital Association (president 1985-1987). Club: Abilene Kiwanis.


Married Kathy Street, April 17, 1976. Children: Tiffany, Allison.


All Christians, and particularly those in leadership positions, should prayerfully seek God’s mind and will and strongly to consider the potential problems of politicizing the church and the pulpit before endorsing candidates.