What We Believe

"What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us." - A.W. Tozer

Core Beliefs & Core Values

The following are the core beliefs and core values of Sonrise Baptist Church based on the foundational truths taught in the bible. All of our teaching and ministry is rooted in and flows out of these biblical doctrines.


We believe…God, the everlasting Creator, loves His creation and overwhelmingly desires a personal relationship with us.
Therefore, we will…Earnestly love the lost and actively seek personal relationships with them.


We believe…Jesus, the Word, spoke the universe into existence, then stepped into His creation to adopt lost children into His family.
Therefore, we will…Intentionally seek the lost in order to introduce them to God’s family!

Holy Spirit

We believe…The Holy Spirit draws humanity, empowering them (people, us, individuals) to respond to and live by the Truth.
Therefore, we will…surrender to His leadership and partner with Him to accomplish God’s purpose.


We believe…The Bible, God’s unchanging truth, reveals our need to live His truth, love the lost, and reach people regardless the cost.
Therefore, we will…Commit to knowing Scripture intimately and pouring it out freely.

The Church

We believe…the Church is a gifted, united body, drawn together under Christ’s loving authority to accomplish His mission.
Therefore, we will…Unite, obediently using our gifts, to accomplish Christ’s mission.


We believe…Worship is giving God the praise and honor due Him as we surrender to Him everything that we are and possess.
Therefore, we will…Gladly worship the Lord, surrendering all that we are and possess, regardless the cost to us.

People (Humanity)

We believe…People: Created by God for relationship, lost through sin, and offered redemption through faith in Christ.
Therefore, we will…Endeavor to connect hopelessly lost sinners to God and to one another through Christ.

Our Sin

We believe…Our sin wrecks (destroys) our relationship with God; Christ alone provides complete reconciliation through faith in Him.
Therefore, we will…Connect sinners to God by introducing them to Christ.


We believe…Prayer is our lifeline to God aligning our will, desires, and ministry with His.
Therefore, we will…Align our will, desires, and ministry to God through prayer.

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