We thank God for our leader, our
under shepherd, who God has given many visions for this
church. The first phase of the Abraham Step has come to
pass. We are already worshiping at our new location, 900 N.
Polk in De Soto, Texas. We walk by faith and not by sight.
6, 1989, Sure
Foundation Baptist Church was officially organized. As Rev.
R. M. Robertson, Pastor of the Jordan Baptist Church
presided over the meeting, the name, “Sure Foundation
Baptist Church”, was accepted and Rev. Maurice Ricks was
appointed as Pastor.
Baptist Church held its first worship service on
January 7, 1989 at the Lancaster/Kiest Shopping Center.
There were (6) members present.
August 13, 1989, Sure Foundation was on the move. This move
resulted in a new location, Davis Funeral Home 3119
Lancaster Rd. During this time, Rev. M. Johnson was
ordained as the first minister, and his brother Rev. Paul
Johnson was ordained as the first deacon. Also, at this
time a youth choir was organized as well as a missionary
society. A male chorus was started with only four (4)
members. If you want to hear this wonderful and dynamic
male chorus sing praises to Zion , they take stage every second Sunday.
ready? When God says move, you’ve got to move and move we did
to 3200 Ramona Street on
October 7, 1990. Because of our obedience, God blessed our
efforts with numerous ministries, men of God accepted their
calling, deacons were ordained, and the Women Ensemble was
you enjoyed the journey so for? On February 6, 1994 we moved
to 2946 Idaho Avenue
which is our present location. I can truthfully say that God is
still in the blessing business. We now have ten (10)
Mission Churches, an Orientation Ministry, Midweek Service,
Brotherhood, Women, Teen, Youth/Children Ministries,
Evangelism, Music Ministry, Drama Ministries, a Tutoring
Ministry, a Homework Enrichment Center (HEC), a Senior Adult
Ministry, and a Bible Institute: School of the Scripture,
which was organized in February of 2001. We also have four
September of 2001 God lead Pastor Ricks to change the name
of the Sure Foundation Baptist Church to Sure Foundation Bible Church
. The church is a “Bible based” and “Bible believing” church.
present, we have (20)Associate Ministers, (11) Deacons, and
an Inspirational Sanctuary Choir, Male Chorus, M. Ricks
Youth Choir, Praise Dancers and Praise Team that keep us all
singing God’s praises. We are blessed to have 604 members
in our church family.
thank God for our leader; our shepherd, whom God has
given many visions for this church. The new vision for 2009
is “Preparation.” In 2009 we are “Preparing to Possess the
Land.” Two thousand and ten is “The Year of Possession.”
We are moving to
De Soto ,
Texas by faith.
School of the Scripture is
located on the campus of Sure Foundation Bible Church.