About Us Sardis Baptist Church is a rural Southern Baptist Church located in Sardis, Tennessee. Our church has been a light for the gospel of Jesus Christ in our community for over 100 years. We love the Lord, one another, and our community. We would love to have you join us as we seek to follow him.
Our Mission We aim to be a church that believes the Bible, loves people, and makes disciples for the glory of Jesus Christ.
Our Beliefs We are in agreement with the Southern Baptist Abstract of Principles (1858) and the Baptist Faith and Message (2000).
Our Pastor Bob Sparks has served as our pastor since July 2014. He is originally from Bartlett, Tennessee but now resides in Lexington, Tennessee. He has been married since 2008, and he and his wife have three children. Bob graduated from Union University, where he and Joanna met, earning a BA in English Literature and Christian Studies ('08) and a MA in Education ('10). He also completed two years of pastoral apprenticeship at Cornerstone Community Church in Jackson, Tennessee. In 2017, he earned a Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Bob also teaches 8th grade English/Language Arts at a local public school. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, good books, good food, the outdoors, and board games. He has a passion for the local church and seeing lives transformed by the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.