You have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem. You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly, to the church of the firstborn, whose names are written in heaven. You have come to God, the Judge of all, to the spirits of the righteous made perfect, to Jesus the mediator of a new covenant.… Read More


  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


Many of you keep hearing about “SOTO” which is a short affectionate name for our National Summit May 2-5, where Influencers will gather from all over the country to “Go Vertical” together. Rocky and Bryan explain what’s in store.… Read More


I have a calling to men’s ministry.  I’ve been doing some form of men’s ministry since 1996- 23 years now.  I was a product of the Promise Keepers men’s movement, I led the men’s ministry at my church, and I’ve led many men’s retreats and men’s accountability groups.  I bought into the message that Promise… Read More


You may remember us mentioning the “Virtual Journey Group”.  Since last August, we have been testing doing a Journey group with men from all over the country, and even Malaysia and Costa Rica, meeting regularly and going through The Journey via videoconference.  We were not sure how this would work, but IT WORKS!  We are… Read More


Journey 2.0 Explained by Bryan Craig   Ever since Rocky and I did our Podcast on Journey 2.0, there has been a buzz of questions from guys in different regions.  So, let me help you all with some clarity.  Journey 2.0 is NOT to be confused with new curriculum, although we did just introduce Rocky’s… Read More


Charles Rateliff took a business acquaintance, Chuck Sharp, through The Journey several years ago, and then asked him to guide a group the following year. Now, these two men have formed a great Guide Team which has helped many men in Northwest Arkansas as they have guided a group every year for the past 6… Read More


Even if I am to be poured out as a drink offering upon the sacrificial offering of your faith, I am glad and rejoice with you all. (Philippians 2:17 ESV)     It has been a challenging time the last few days and weeks for me.  With these challenges I’m being taught a valuable lesson about following Jesus… Read More


Listen to this inspiring story how Tom Seay heard a prompting from the Lord to pray for and with his pastor, Tim Rine. What started out as an awkward, uncomfortable meeting has turned into a strong friendship and a discipleship partnership. If you are a layman in a church, it may help you understand your… Read More


If I were to come totally clean I will tell you that I’ve had an addiction to the political turmoil in our country.  I hate it, but I haven’t been able to stop watching it unfold.   I keep following it, and it makes me madder the more I do. The problem is the hatred is… Read More


Wait for the LORD; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the LORD! (Psalms 27:14 ESV)   In my anger He said it.  In my turmoil He said it.  In my confusion He said it. To my question of what action should I take He said it. In my agony and fear… Read More