Anthony Rhodes, Pastor

 Brother Anthony became the Pastor at

Calvary Baptist in December of 2012


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



Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

Degree Earned: B.A. in Music

Graduated: 2005



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: Fall 2019



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.



Spending time with family, Watching/Coaching football and baseball, playing golf, hunting, fishing, and spending time with God's people.