Staff and Officers

H. Rodney Skyles,  MDiv | President

“My heart’s desire is to humbly and faithfully follow Jesus Christ.  God has given me many opportunities SkylesFam_Philippines_450x278to preach and teach His Word all over the world.  We have seen God working in the least likely places.”

Rodney graduated from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY with a Master in Divinity SkylesFamily_May2016Degree, May 20, 2016  He is also a published author.  He and his family are faithful and active members at Sylvania Church in Tyler, Texas, where Rodney currently serves as an elder.  Rodney is happily married to Katrina and they have two children, Henry Ryder (2011) and Ansley Kate (2015).

Rodney was licensed to preach in June 1991 by Calvary Baptist Church in Shreveport, Louisiana.  Since 2013, Rodney has served as President and Co-Founder of Effects of Grace Ministries, Inc.  He has a heart to make disciples of all nations and saw the value of training people to understand and communicate the gospel clearly to all who are thirsty to hear it. He leads the pastor training initiative and travels to other countries to preach and teach.

Rodney is a former board member of Extreme Missionary Adventures and served on mission trips to Zimbabwe, Honduras and Slovenia.  From June 2010 to September 2014, Rodney Skyles was a staff writer for “Got Questions Ministries seeks to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ by providing biblical, applicable, and timely answers to spiritually-related questions through an internet presence.” (

Rodney Skyles is also available for speaking engagements. Feel free to contact us anytime, using the contact form.

In Christ, for His glory!






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