Pastor Rocky began his ministry here at Liberty in February 2015. He is a graduate of Johnson Bible College (now Johnson University) in Knoxville, TN, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible and Preaching. Rocky is also a graduate of Mid-America Institute of Theology in Indianapolis, IN, where he earned a Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministries and Counseling. Rocky is a licensed Pastoral Counselor with the National Christian Counselors Association. Brother Rocky has also studied at Kentucky Christian University working towards a second Master's degree.
Rocky married the love of his life in 1978. They met at the Parkview Christian Church in Indianapolis where they were members and servants together. They were teachers and sponsors of the youth program and Rocky was a deacon before going to Johnson Bible College in 1980. They have two adult daughters, Bethany, who also graduated from Johnson University where she met the love of her life, Chris Eslinger. They have a son, Elijah Lee who is 1 and a daughter, Elliana Nicole who is 1 month, They serve with the Rivers Crossing church in Cincinnati, OH where Chris is the Production Director. Their daughter Jordan is a recent graduate of Indiana University and began her teaching career at East Central High School in St. Leon, Indiana. She teaches Spanish 1 and 2.
Rocky enjoys attending Indiana Hoosier basketball games with his daughter, Jordan as much as possible. He enjoys watching the Cincinnati Reds play as well as the Indianapolis Colts. You may see him at garage sales as it is hard for him not to stop when he sees one. He says it gives him the opportunity to invite people to worship.
Rocky has ministered in churches in Tennessee, Arkansas, Kansas, Illinois and Indiana.