About Rodney A. Wilson


Married since 1976 to Selma Rymer Wilson. Life is great with her!

Two grown daughters

One son-in-law (he really counts as my son)

Been in the ministry for … a long time. Worn a lot of ministry “hats” that include these areas –

Youth (middle and high school)

Youth and Education

College Campus Ministry

Associate Director of Student Ministries of the Tennessee Baptist Convention

Currently, I serve as Marriage and Family Enrichment Minister of LifePoint Church in Smyrna, TN.


Playing piano by ear. my piano is the closest thing to a mistress I’ve ever had  pretty dang close sometimes!

Running marathons (have run in 10, completed 9 – we’ll talk about that sometime – best time: 3:44:14)

Golf (best round: none of your business!)

Riding bikes with my wife

Playing “sherlock” on my computer

Music taste varies immensely. I’m all over the place!

Daniel Ortega (awesome christian musician!)

Jamie Cullum (“20-something”)

The Blues Brothers (the movie and their music!)

James Taylor

Allman Brothers

BB King, Bobby Bland

Blood Sweat and Tears


David Sanborn

Michael Buble


Some of Carly Simon

Leon Russell

The Fray

Some of Billy Joel (especially Piano Man and Billy the Kid)

and a lot of Weird Al!

as for movies, comedy and suspense rules:

The Sting (Redford and Newman)

The Blues Brothers (you can’t beat Jake and Elwood: “they’re on a mission from God!”)

Michael Caine movies like The Prestige

The whole Airplane and Naked Gun series – Leslie Neilson is a riot!