Category Archives: Jimmy Blog

We have problems, but we already have the solution!

As I read and get caught up on what I missed while I was out last week, I see we have some big concerns among our leadership in the SBC. Our numbers are down.  Baptisms are declining.  Giving is decreasing. As a result, we’re blowing a gasket and going off the deep end.  Look, I […]

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Do you really believe?

Did you know 89% of American adults profess belief in God?  That number is down from the past 93% back in 2007, but it still shows how many adults in our country believe there is a higher power. There’s an issue with this, though.  How does 89% of American adults claim to be believers in […]

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Reflecting on Christmas

This year I’ve reflected more about the meaning of Christmas than at any other point in my life. Maybe it’s because the commercialization effort seems to double every year or maybe it’s just because I’m getting older.. Whatever the reason, the fact is I’ve spent quite a bit of time looking at Christmas the last […]

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A Meal to Remember (1 Corinthians 11:23-30)

How often do we come to the Lord’s table unprepared? Have you ever taken the Lord’s Supper in an unworthy manner? The Apostle Paul has some very direct words to the people of the Corinthian church, which also apply to us today, as well.. In this message Pastor Jimmy Hicks looks at 7 significances of […]

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I don’t think karma means what you think it does

I see several posts a week from folks who “fully believe in karma” in regards to something bad happening to someone they don’t like or someone who has done something bad. First, that’s just bad luck, not karma. Karma is actually something much different than a person being punished for being a bad person in […]

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Deny Yourself

Had the opportunity to begin a new Sunday evening summer sermon series at Crossway Baptist this weekend. Sunday evenings this summer we will be studying the Hard Sayings of Jesus. Last night, 6/5/16, we began by looking at Luke 9:23-24 where Jesus tells the Disciples and the crowd in order to follow Him, they must deny […]

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Why preaching The Gospel is important

So, have you ever sat through a great sermon where The Gospel wasn’t shared?  I haven’t, and I’d venture to say neither have any of you.  How do I know that? Simple.  A sermon cannot be classified as “great” or even “good’ for that matter if the Gospel isn’t proclaimed.. As-a-matter-of-fact, it could be classified […]

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Are you a modern-day Pharisee?

I read an article recently that spoke on this same topic and some of the points the author made were absolutely correct.  It’s a truth that I think a lot of times we overlook.. I mean, do Pharisees still exist today?  They most certainly do, and I use to be one. The truth is nobody […]

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The Gospel

Introduction In a day of depressing headlines and uncertainty all around us, good news is very welcome. What better news could there be than as the old hymn says: “The vilest offender who truly believes, that moment from Jesus a pardon receives?” When Christians refer to the “Gospel” they are referring to the “good news” […]

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What makes one saved?

Ya know, this may not be a popular post to make, but being popular isn’t really on my agenda these days… The Lord’s heavily laid on my spirit something that’s started to burden me… So, instead of being silent and popular, I’ll take my chances on being vocal and possibly disliked.. These posts I’ve been […]

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