Anthony Rhodes, Senior Pastor

 

INFORMATION ABOUT ANTHONY

 

HOMETOWN: ALBERTVILLE, ALABAMA
HOME CHURCH: SARDIS BAPTIST CHURCH,
SARDIS CITY, ALABAMA
SAVED: FEBRUARY 26, 1989
BAPTIZED: MARCH 5, 1989
ACCEPTED CALL INTO MINISTRY: FEBRUARY 1995
LICENSED: MARCH 10, 1999
ORDAINED: JUNE 15, 2008

FAMILY INFORMATION:
MARRIED: MARCIA RHODES ON DECEMBER 14, 1996
CHILDREN: DAWSON ANTHONY RHODES AND
JARRETT ELIJAH RHODES

EDUCATION:
JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY, JACKSONVILLE, AL
DEGREE EARNED: B.A. IN MUSIC
GRADUATED: 2005

SEMINARY:
SOUTHWESTERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
DEGREE EARNED: MASTERS OF DIVINITY
GRADUATED: DECEMBER 2012

Liberty University Rawlings School of Divinity

Pursuing Doctor of Ministry in Expository Preaching and Discipleship

Anticipated Graduation Date: Spring 2021

 

FAVORITE VERSE:
ROMANS 1:16
“FOR I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL,BECAUSE IT IS GOD’S POWER FOR SALVATION TO EVERYONE WHO BELIEVES, FIRST TO THE JEW, AND ALSO TO THE GREEK.” (HCSB)

 
MINISTRY EXPERIENCE:
ANTHONY TRAVELED WITH THE AWARD WINNING QUARTET, PERFECT HEART AS BASS GUITARIST FOR SEVERAL YEARS BEFORE MOVING TO LOCAL CHURCH MINISTRY. HE HAS SERVED CHURCHES IN MISSISSIPPI, ALABAMA, AND ARKANSAS. HE HAS ALSO LED WORSHIP AS WELL AS PREACHED AT REVIVALS IN SEVERAL STATES.
 

SBC INVOLVEMENT:
ANTHONY SERVES AS A PROJECT COORDINATOR FOR WORLD CHANGERS. WORLD CHANGERS IS A MISSION OPPORTUNITY FOR
STUDENTS THROUGH THE SBC AND LIFEWAY CHRISTIAN RESOURCES.
ANTHONY HAS SERVED ON A VARIETY OF ASSOCIATIONAL AND STATE COMMITTEES.
ANTHONY HAS PRODUCED PROMOTIONAL VIDEOS FOR THE PULASKI BAPTIST ASSOCIATION AND THE
ARKANSAS BAPTIST STATE CONVENTION.
ANTHONY IS VERY ACTIVE IN MISSIONS. HE HAS PLANNED AND PARTICIPATED IN NUMEROUS MISSION TRIPS
THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES.
ANTHONY CO-FOUNDED AND COORDINATED “DARE -2- STAND -4- HIM” EVANGELISTIC YOUTH RALLIES IN VICKSBURG, MS.

 

HOBBIES:
SPENDING TIME WITH FAMILY, WATCHING/COACHING FOOTBALL AND BASEBALL, PLAYING GOLF, HUNTING, FISHING, AND SPENDING TIME WITH GOD’S PEOPLE.