Rusty Nelson is the Lead Pastor of The Rock Family Worship Center in Huntsville, Alabama. He and his wife Leisa pioneered The Rock in 1999. Since that time, their church has grown from 13 people to over 4000 with 4 campuses. Before founding The Rock, Rusty served as a Senior Associate and Worship Leader at New Life Christian Fellowship in Jacksonville, Florida. Rusty was also a recording artist with Integrity Music. Rusty and Leisa have 4 children.