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David Rocker

Senior Pastor

Pastor and wife

David Rocker is a native of Atlanta, Georgia and serves as the senior pastor of The Connection Church.  Before becoming senior pastor. David served The Connection Church in various capacities.  He has served as the associate pastor, praise and worship leader, and sound technician.
David Rocker graduated from Auburn University and went on to play professional football in the NFL – four years (1991-1994) with the Los Angeles Rams. While playing he rededicated his life back to the Lord. After witnessing a lack of boldness and zeal in the Body of Christ David began to encourage teammates along with their families to attend bible study which grew steadily during his involvement. While deepening his faith and love for God. David developed a passion for spiritual GROWTH through discipleship. Thus laying the ground work for a life in ministry.
David holds a bachelor’s degree in Adult Education from Auburn University and a Masters degree in Leadership (MAL) from Luther Rice College and Seminary. He received his ministry license from Covenant Ministry International (CMI) and was ordained by Pastor Gary Taylor of Open Word Ministries, Inc. David also holds a broadcasting degree from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting. David is married to childhood friend Constance. They are proud parents and grandparents.