November 28, 1888, Marionville, Missouri.

February 25, 1968, Lakeland, Florida.

Oak Hill Cemetery, Lakeland, Florida.

Born in the Ozark foothills, Hickman moved to Independence, Missouri, at age 16, and studied music with instructors in Kansas City. He came to Christ at age 20, and studied at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois, where he met his wife. They served in the evangelism field together until her death in 1942. Roger went on to serve as music & Christian education director at churches in Louisiana & Florida. He directed the Music Department at the Baptist Bible Institute in Lakeland, Florida (1949–53), & wrote over 100 Gospel songs. He & Arthur McKee compiled the first volume of Tabernacle Hymns in 1916.

  1. Believing, We Rejoice with Joy Unbounded
  2. Bring Your Burdens and Cares to Jesus
  3. Call for Reapers, The
  4. Cross of Calvary, The
  5. Glorious Place, O Lord, with Thee, A
  6. He Gives the Power
  7. I Am Growing in the Favor of the Master Every Day
  8. In Tender Compassion the Son of God
  9. On to Victory
  10. Praise the Lord for Victory
  11. Since I Have Found My Savior
  12. To Victory
  13. Watch for the Lord
  14. When Eternal Morning Dawns
  15. When I Came to Jesus with My Guilt and Sin
  16. When I Shall See My Savior
  17. Word of Faith, The
  1. Aviemore
  2. He Gives the Power
  3. Saved!
  4. When the King Shall Come
  5. When We Reach the Glory Land

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