Rev. Dr. Paul Cunningham has been pastor of La Jolla Presbyterian Church since 2006. Previously he served as senior pastor at Westminster Presbyterian Church, in Lubbock, Texas, and as pastor of Fain Presbyterian Church, in Wichita Falls, Texas. He has served on numerous boards in California and Texas and currently serves on the boards of Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington and Urban Life San Diego.
Paul earned a bachelor's of science degree in finance from Santa Clara University in 1988. He received a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1994. In 2010, he earned a Doctor of Ministry degree from Reformed Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Shannon, who is an artist, have two children.