Merlian News Podcasts Spiritual Healer, David L. Cunningham

Remembering a dear friend and colleague, David Cunningham, who passed last month, June 2022.

In 1990 David L. Cunningham was a captive of Saddam Hussein for 100 days during the Gulf War. He was one of many “human shields” strategically placed in prisons adjacent to the Iraqi military’s armament facilities. Prior to this time he made his personal peace with God and pledged to use his spiritual healing “gifts” to heal others if and when he was allowed to live and be released from captivity. David Cunningham worked with a medical doctor who was an HIV specialist.

David’s reputation for healing reached the international actress Hayley Mills, daughter of Sir John Mills. It was Ms. Mills’ incredible life-altering experience that launched David L. Cunningham’s career on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.

In this interview, David talks with Merryn Jose about his extraordinary life experiences and his work as a healer.

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Shift Your Life by David Cunningham with Linda Lee Ratto

David Cunningham worked with a medical doctor who was an HIV specialist and during the day, David drew blood and counseled HIV and Aids patients. At night, he began his spiritual healing ministry by working with patients who had no hope for a medical cure. David’s reputation for healing reached Hayley Mills, the international actress and daughter of Sir John Mills. It was Ms. Mills’ incredible life-altering experience and the publicity of her story that launched David Cunningham’s career on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.
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