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A Move of God

By |April 21st, 2014|

A Move of God

Every Saturday night, the Rock hosts a prayer meeting open to anyone from our church and our neighborhood.  Several weeks ago, God moved in a unique and special way, which shows [...]

Golden Gloves 2014

By |April 15th, 2014|

2014 Golden Gloves Boxing Tournament

Every young boxer in Philadelphia anticipates the annual Golden Gloves Tournament.  Our guys are no exception!  The best come out to compete for the chance to represent Philadelphia at the [...]

Need for Godly Men!

By |April 10th, 2014|

“How can a young man keep his way pure; by living according to your word.” Psalm 119:9

There are currently 113 million men in our country over the age of 15. Of them men, 69 million [...]

Grapplers Fight ‘The Good Fight’

By |April 5th, 2014|

You’ll be glad to know there’s a Brazilian jiu jitsu tournament out there that claims 1 Timothy 6:12 as its motto!  It’s called “The Good Fight” and each year our grapplers join in to [...]

God Isn’t Done with Kensington

By |March 29th, 2014|

How would someone describe what it’s like to grow up in Kensington? Most likely they would say it is one of the safest areas in Philadelphia. There is almost 100% employment, the schools are [...]

Ministry at the Fire House

By |March 17th, 2014|

Last Thursday, Kensington witnessed a startling instance of open gunfire aimed at our local firehouse station, Engine 25 on Boudinot Street and Hart Lane.  The very next night, our newly formed street evangelism team [...]

‘Are You Ready?’

By |February 25th, 2014|

On Saturday February 22nd, 2014, our women’s ministry was blessed to have an event called “Are You Ready?” which featured a culinary presentation right here at the Rock.

Over 80 women attended and Lucille Osborne [...]

Manny Shining in Pro-Boxing!

By |February 8th, 2014|

Our pro-boxer Emmanuel Folly has continued his undefeated record after a knockout victory on the very first round of his fight at the National Guard Armory.

Manny fought in bantamweight division, and showed an incredible [...]

Games, Food, and Fellowship

By |February 8th, 2014|

On Friday night, Rock Ministries hosted the first of what are planned to be many nights of games, food, and fellowship.  Over the past 10 years the Lord has used boxing, grappling, and kickboxing to [...]

An MLK Day Blessing

By |January 26th, 2014|

On Martin Luther King Day, the Rock received a wonderful blessing from the New Kensington Community Develpment Corporation.  This neighborhood-improvement organziation mobilized a team of volunteers to serve at our ministry, helping us to [...]

Thanksgiving in Kensington

By |November 30th, 2013|

Once again this year, the Rock was blessed to host a Thanksgiving meal for the needy of Kensington. And what an event it was! We transformed our church into a comfortable dining room where [...]

Happy Birthday to a Rock Original!

By |November 12th, 2013|

For a decade now, Jimmy “Gator” Sherman has been serving at the Rock.  He’s an old-school boxing coach, whose training style harkens back to the days when Philadelphia was turning out more champions than [...]