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  Laverne Cunningham



Laverne Cunningham is the Founder & President of Global Mission. She was born and raised in Waterproof, Louisiana one of the poorest towns in the state. Laverne is compassionate about the needs of others as she remembers her devastating years of hunger and poverty as a child. She is a certified Practical Nurse by the Tennessee State Board of Nursing. Laverne has over 20 years of experience caring for the needs and welfare of others. Missions is precious to Laverne's heart and led to the start of this organization.


Having overcome many obstacles she has educated herself and served in many leadership roles in corporate and in non-profit industries. She earned a Practical Nursing Degree from Shelby M. Technical Institute. Laverne is certified as a Patient Account Representative and Coding Specialist from Volunteer Community College. Furthermore, she was licensed to preach in 2004. She began outreach and missions many years ago. She has held offices such as Oversee of Evangelism & Missions, Overseer of Outreach, and is now the Missions Pastor for New Direction Church, International under the leadership of Apostle Jerrell T. Beard, Sr.