Many people urged Rocky to write his story, about his upbringing, his illustrious sports career and how God formed Influencers. At first Rocky resisted, not wanting any spotlight on himself. Then, God told him that he was thinking about this all wrong. This was not Rocky’s story, but God’s story through Rocky. You’ll enjoy… Read More


Did you know we now have Podcasts?  We’ve been spreading our message of proximity with Christ and The Journey and Discipleship via the “written word” with devotionals and blogs, but we also wanted to give you an opportunity to hear the “spoken word” as you share in insightful conversations which will help you on your… Read More


The Believer/Pharisee    But some believers who belonged to the party of the Pharisees rose up and said, “It is necessary to circumcise them and to order them to keep the law of Moses.”  (Acts 15:5 ESV)     When I read the passage I’ve referenced, I was pleasantly surprised that there were some Pharisees… Read More


We have been blessed to travel all over the United States and meet men and women from all kinds of churches and backgrounds.  Today, we discuss our view of how we see the world today and why Influencers exists.  Listen to “Today’s World- The Harvest Before Us.” The link below will take you to our Podcast page.… Read More


Thankfulness – Contentment – JOY      “Now there is great gain in godliness with contentment, for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world. But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be content.” (1Timothy 6:6-8 ESV)       The old mentor Paul wrote a young leader named… Read More


Our dear brother, Sam Parsons, who just lost his wife, Colleen a few weeks ago, was just diagnosed with Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer.  Please pray for this grieving brother who is now dealing with his own health. Click below to send Sam an encouraging comment or prayer.… Read More


Sanctuary   “Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you?” (1 Corinthians 3:16 ESV)     It has been a while since I’ve written a post on my blog.  The forty days of prayer after Easter took me to a new form of creating prayer awareness in… Read More


Journaling has proven to be a key method in The Journey to help individuals learn how to Abide in Christ.  This week, Rocky interviews Executive Director Bryan Craig on “The Power of Journaling”. INFLUENCERS NETWORK PODCAST… Read More


We know we have an enemy on this journey with the Lord, but often we act as if he has all the power over us. Rocky talks about this in our latest broadcast, “A Unique Perspective on Spiritual Warfare.” Listen now by clicking one of the links below: INFLUENCERS PODCAST PAGE ITUNES PODCAST LINK… Read More


One of our Journey brothers in Bakersfield, Don Clark, penned a beautiful word of encouragement to his Journey Group upon their Commencement.  It is a great reflection of what God does in a man’s heart through an intimate, abiding relationship with Christ.   THE LAST NUGGET Here we are at the end of nine months… Read More


Bryan sits down with Rocky to talk about the vertical relationship with Jesus Christ part of the Journey. In explaining The Journey process and how to become a Disciple of Christ, we always talk about Vertical vs. Horizontal.  In today’s episode, Rocky explains this important dynamic of the vertical journey toward Christ.  Listen to today’s… Read More