Jim Laffoon

Founder of the Every Nation Schools of Empowerment

Jim Laffoon serves on the International Leadership Teams of Every Nation Churches. He is also the International Director of the Every Nation Schools of Empowerment. He and his wife, Cathy, travel throughout the Every Nation world, as well as the larger Body of Christ, ministering prophetically and pastoring leaders. They have been married 40 years and live in Franklin, Tennessee, where they attend Bethel World Outreach Church. They enjoy spending time with their adult children and grandchildren.

Jim Critcher

International Director for the Every Nation Schools of Empowerment

Jim Critcher currently lives in the Washington, D.C. area where he serves as the Senior Associate Pastor of Grace Covenant Church in Chantilly, Virginia. He is also the National Director for the Every Nation Schools of Empowerment. A recognized prophetic voice, he and his wife, Angie, travel and minister to individuals, churches and at conferences both domestically and internationally. Prior to coming to DC, he was the Senior Pastor of Grace Covenant Church in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Jim and Angie, both professional musicians, have been married for over forty years. They happily live on a mountain overlooking the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, and their two grown children have proudly given them four perfect grandchildren.

Reggie Roberson

North American Director for the Every Nation Schools of Empowerment

Reggie became a follower of Christ at the age of 15. At that time he also received his call to full-time vocational ministry. After graduating from the University of North Carolina (UNC), Reggie trained for vocational ministry in a joint program with Fuller Theological Seminary. Over the next 15+ years, he equipped and activated college students in the gifts of the Holy Spirit. In 2012, alongside Jim Laffoon, he founded the Schools of Empowerment at King’s Park International Church in Durham, NC. Reggie is currently serving as Lead Pastor for King’s Park International Church. He also travels nationally and internationally as a traveling speaker, trainer, and prophetic voice. When asked what motivates him, he says he is passionate about helping people encounter God and equipping them for Christ-centered service. Reggie is married to Bomi and has three children, Nick, David, & Shiloh.

Leah Nelson

Administrative Coordinator for the Every Nation Schools of Empowerment

Leah Nelson is a missionary with Every Nation Ministries and serves as the Administrative Coordinator for the Schools of Empowerment. Originally from Maryland, she grew up in North Carolina. At the age of seventeen, Jesus became real to her and she committed her life to follow Him as her Lord and Savior. Shortly thereafter, she felt the Lord call her to serve Him in full-time missions. In 2012 she graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and worked at the North Carolina Central University and Duke University equipping and ministering to college students. Concurrently, she began working with the Schools of Empowerment. Along with being the primary resource on the ground at any given school, Leah enjoys ministering to believers, helping them to grow in an active, tangible relationship with Jesus. She travels nationally and internationally, seeing hearts and lives dramatically healed and transformed by the power of Christ.

Deanna Driggers

Development Director for the Every Nation Schools of Empowerment

After attending the Every Nation School for Campus Ministry in connection with Fuller Theological Seminary (upon completion of her Bachelor’s degree), Deanna helped to plant an Every Nation campus ministry at her alma mater, SMU, in Dallas, Texas in the fall of 2000. Five years later, she felt a call to Europe, and spent the next 12 years serving as a missionary with Every Nation churches in Austria and Germany. Deanna now lives in Northern Virginia and serves as the Development Director for the Schools of Empowerment. She has the opportunity to help craft curriculum, oversee media and communications, liaison with various churches hosting our schools, teach, disciple, impart and utilize her spiritual gifts of revelation and impartation both nationally and internationally.

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