Dr. LaVel F. Hardy was born in 1957. At the age of 12 years old, Dr. Hardy was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. She did not walk for a year. She became addicted to valium and librium in order to live with constant pain. Her grandmother Mother Bessie Botto prayed, and God performed a miracle and blessed her to walk again. Her physical ailments deepen her faith in God.
Upon the demise of her father in September 1996, Dr. Hardy took on the responsibility to build and protect the legacy of her grandmother and parents. Dr. Hardy also looked after her mother (Velma P. Little) as her father instructed her to do until her demise in June 2013.
Dr, Hardy holds several degrees including:
- Associates of Arts
- Bachelor of Arts
- Master of Science
- Doctor of Divinity
She oversaw the building of a multi-million facility and still functioned as a wife, mother, daughter, administrator, overseer, and pastor.
Dr. Hardy wears many hats and fulfills every call and assignment in her life. She is a strong woman with an outgoing and inviting personality.
Dr. Hardy is married to Co-Pastor Rexsell Hardy Sr., who is her backbone, champion, friend, and the love of her life. They have been blessed with two children Rexsell Jr. & Jasmine. Their family was blessed with a daughter in love Tiffany Hardy and two grandchildren, Rexsell III and Reign.