Pastor Andy Rutherford was born and raised close by in Augusta, Georgia and grew up attending the Church of the Nazarene there. After graduating from high school, he attended Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN where he graduated in 1988. He is an Ordained Elder in the Church of the Nazarene. Pastor Andy has served as Lead Pastor at Landmark Church in Phenix City, AL and as Student Pastor in Huntsville, AL, Overland, MO, and Clarksville, TN. He and Gena have been married since September of 1988 and have four children and 2 grandchildren. He enjoys studying history, watching sports (especially the University of Georgia Bulldogs), playing golf on occasion, southern cooking, and homemade desserts.