meet the

Instructors

Valarie Cunningham

In 2018, Apostle Cunningham was elevated to the Office of Overseer and consecrated an Apostle, under Kingdom Apostolic Network. Apostle Cunningham is an entrepreneur, community leader and Kingdom builder. She operates as a Prophetic Apostle and is the visionary leader of Valarie Cunningham Ministries International (VCMI), which was birthed in 2014, in the USA, and launched internationally in Kenya, Africa in 2017. In 2007, she birthed Kingdom Empowerment Institute, a five-fold ministry equipping college and leadership development. KEI has been providing Prophetic ministry for over 13 years through Prophetic Presbytery Teams during Prophetic Awakening. Apostle Cunningham has been co-leading Greater Faith Empowerment Center with her husband Bishop Daniel Cunningham for the past 22 years. She serves as Overseer of church administration, leadership and curriculum development. Apostle Cunningham founded and serves as the CEO of The Synergy Health Center, a non-profit organization serving individuals with mental health and substance abuse.  She has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration and a Master’s in Social Work from Western Michigan University and is currently pursuing her Doctoral in Ministry from Vision International.  Her greatest joy and biggest blessing is her family. She has been married to Bishop Daniel Cunningham for 29 years and together they have raised their young adult children, Phillip, Valorian and Danielle and one grandson, Rayden.

Ms. Maleeka T. Love enjoys ministry and growing in God, she has over 25 years of ministry experience. She specifically enjoys teaching and helping others reach their God-given potential. She works in higher education leadership and is a part-time certified nutrition and fitness coach for women ages 40 and older. She is a licensed dance minister and ministers internationally and throughout the United States. She has over 10 years experience serving on prophetic ministry teams for several different ministries. She enjoys studying the prophetic and learning to hear the voice of the Lord. One of her favorite scriptures is Jeremiah 29:11, For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. She resides in North Carolina with her Yorkie, Buddy Love. 

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Maleeka Love

Detrick Edwards is an ordained Elder at The Empowerment Center and has been part of the Prophetic Presbytery team for over ten years. After encountering a defining moment at The Empowerment Center’s Holy Spirit Night he went on to complete Hearing the Voice of God and School of the Prophetic Block I. He has been an instructor for School of the Prophetic Block I for two years.  Encouraging and edifying are some of his top strengths and his goal is for everyone to experience the power of the prophetic Word.

Detrick has worked for Bronson Methodist for 17 years and he is currently working as an Audio Visual Specialist. He enjoys worshipping, bowling and is involved in several singing groups and has a passion for food.

Detrick Edwards

Dennie is a retired Registered Nurse who lives in Kalamazoo, MI with her husband Bruce of 44 years.  Together, they raised four children who have married and blessed them with seven grandchildren.  She has worked with new mothers and babies throughout her career in the Newborn ICU, Labor and Delivery, and as a Childbirth Educator. Her passion for helping women in crisis also includes prophetic ministry as a facilitator in inner healing.   

Dennie has known the Lord from an early age and received the Baptism of the Holy Spirit on her last day of High School.  In her home church, she has served many years as a Jr & Sr High School Youth Leader, Bible teacher, Director of Prayer Ministry and she is currently a member & teacher in the prophetic company. Dennie is also an active member of a prophetic prayer group that travels to the churches in her denomination to encourage and support their Pastors, Elders and staff.   

She continues to study under Apostle Val and participates in the quarterly Prophetic Presbytery at The Empowerment Center. Dennie’s greatest joy is helping others identify and develop their spiritual gifts so they can fully experience the life they were created to live.  ​

Dennie VanderWeele

Tiffany Young is an emerging leader at The Empowerment Center. She is on the prayer and praise and worship teams and serves as an adjutant to Overseer Valarie Cunningham. Tiffany is also a part of VCMI team assisting with the website and social media and is also apart of the prophetic presbytery team. She has a love and passion for the Word of God and is dedicated to seeing people be set free from the snares of the enemy and become whole.

Tiffany currently develops websites and manages social media for small businesses through her own business, Achieve Marketing Designs. She is a mother of three who recently started her own blog, testedtreasure.com, inspiring people to release the old to embrace the new. At her core, she is a teacher and enjoys helping people overcome their darkest days and push past their most challenging moments. 

Tiffany Young