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Ricky Powell
Jacksonville, FL
I help people discover the abundant life they've always wanted.
Interests: Family time, reading, cars, hanging out with friends, yard work, and laughter. I am a Christ-follower. I am married to the most wonderful woman in the world and we have three precious children. I enjoy fishing and vacationing in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
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Last Sunday I began a series of messages at our church from the Gospel of Mark. You can listen to the first message, "The Good News of Jesus Christ," by clicking the link below. The message was from Mark 1:1-8.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2018 at Pastor Ricky Powell
Hollywood was notorious in the 1950’s and 60’s for producing low-budget horror movies. Many of these B-movies featured creatures or aliens invading the earth or a city. The movies played on the natural fears people have about the unknown and... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2018 at Pastor Ricky Powell
I am so glad you found it helpful! Blessings, Ricky Powell
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We all face temptations of one kind or another. How can we find victory over temptation? Yesterday I preached the first message in our new series, "Filters: Temptation Is Never What It Seems." In this message, we examined the first... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2018 at Pastor Ricky Powell
So you heard a great sermon yesterday? Now what? The busyness of today can quickly crowd out what God was doing in your heart yesterday. Before you know it, you can barely recall what the sermon was about. Let me... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2018 at Pastor Ricky Powell
Photo by Jens Johnsson from Pexels Did you recently trust Christ as your Savior? Then you probably have lots of questions about what's next. In fact, it is very important for you to take steps now to grow in your... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at Pastor Ricky Powell
Summit Ministries has compiled a factsheet of the essential evidence for the resurrection of Jesus. You can download the pdf. here. The infographic is based on the "Minimal Facts Approach" championed by Dr. Gary Habermas of Liberty University. If you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at Pastor Ricky Powell
Has anyone ever asked you why you believe in the resurrection of Jesus? Have you ever wanted to examine the evidence for Jesus' resurrection? Have you ever struggled with your own doubts about the resurrection of Jesus? If so, then... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2018 at Pastor Ricky Powell
This is the message I preached at Fort Caroline Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Florida yesterday. Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2018 at Pastor Ricky Powell
Last year I wanted to buy a French Press coffee maker. I broke mine and needed a new one. I had an Amazon Gift card, so I did what any sane person would do—I visited! But I didn't simply... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2018 at Pastor Ricky Powell
26 Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words. 27 And he who searches hearts... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2018 at Pastor Ricky Powell