Welcome to the official website for
David Rutherford

“It is my hope that you not only find inspirational content on this website that encourages and challenges your walk with Jesus, but that it also brings an occasional smile to your face as you get to know me a little better with each visit.

Heart 4 Jesus is the official website for Pastor David Rutherford.  David is the Lead Pastor at CrossCity Christian Church in Fresno, California – where he lives with his wife Suanne Siemens and two sons Drew and Zach.  Pastor David’s desire is to help others learn to love God, love others, and serve the world.  LEARN MORE…

Pastor David’s First Book is Now Available!

The G.I. Joe of Genesis: What God-Inspired Joseph Teaches Us About Dreams, Forgiveness, and Finishing Strong. Though your definition may change through the years, you never outgrow the desire to find a genuine hero—and to become one yourself. The Bible presents many real, flawed, but heroic men and women whose lives continue to inspire and instruct us today. None stands above the incredible life of Joseph, whose unparalleled journey from favored son to slave to prime minister continues to offer valuable lessons for your own journey with God.

  • How to stay faithful to God when your dreams are hopelessly wrecked
  • A plan to resist the strongest temptations and maintain your integrity
  • The rewards of choosing humility and service over arrogance and privilege
  • The pitfalls of success and how to weather the good times for God as well as the bad
  • What Joseph’s life can teach us about revenge, forgiveness, and restoration

Each chapter concludes with thought-provoking questions and a suggested action step to help you apply the principles from Joseph’s life to your own.

Read The G.I. Joe of Genesis: What God-Inspired Joseph Teaches Us About Dreams, Forgiveness, and Finishing Strongfor a powerful, personal look into what it means to be a hero—making the hard choices day after day to live a life of purpose, purity, sacrifice, and selflessness. As you learn from Joseph’s example, you can bring these principles of heroism into your daily life and future legacy.

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