Pastor Dave Hill:

Pastor Hill is the CARE pastor at Harvest Baptist Church, Blue Springs, MO. He is also the pastor of the Fruit of Forgiveness Ministry; He served at Graceway Church in various ministries including Urban Discipleship, Gospel Choir, Athletic, and Nursing Home and Detention Home ministries for over 25 years. He pastored the Bearing Fruit Ministry Fellowship, and the Urban Ministry. Dave received his formal education from San Diego City College, University of California at San Diego and San Diego State University. He graduated from Louisiana Baptist University and Theological Seminary, and the Kansas City Baptist Temple Shepherd School of Ministry Bible Institute in 1992. He served as Vice President on the Board of Directors at the Urban Scholastic Center in Kansas City, Kansas. He served as president of United Inner-City Services as well as other organizations. He and his wife, Rosie, share a blended family of 5 adult children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Rosie Hill:

Rosie Hill is passionate about teaching the life lessons she has learned. Her love for humanity has been the driving force behind her academic endeavors. As far back as she can remember, she has been keenly aware of “thinking outside the box” to understand the meaning of living a life of joy even in the midst of the storms of life.


She is a retired Neurodiagnostic Technologist. In her forty-five years of service, she obtained three national certifications: (EEG) electroencephalographic, (R.EP T.) Evoked Potential and (CNIM) Certified Neurophysiology Intra-Operative Monitoring from (ABRET) American Board of Registered Electroneurodiagnostic.

She graduated from the four-year Shepherd School of Ministry Bible Institute in 2006. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management and Leadership Development from Friends University in Wichita, Kansas.

An author, Rosie has established herself on a mission to reveal the biblical and neurological aspects of the covert bondage of unforgiveness. She has authored four books about forgiveness including her amazing memoir of her journey, The Covering.

Rosie and her husband David are members of Harvest Baptist Church in Blue Springs, MO where David is the Care Pastor. They are co-founders of the Fruit of Forgiveness Ministry where the mission statement is Teaching Biblical Forgiveness- Strengthening Relationships.

She has an insatiable desire to use what God has taught her for the race she loves, the human race.