• Howard Strickland

    Contributing sermons since Jan 12, 2006
Howard's church

Crane Eater Community Church
Calhoun, Georgia 30701

About Howard
  • Education: Hart County High- Hartwell, Ga Shorter College-Rome, Ga Lee University- Cleveland, TN Masters and Th.D North Carolina College of Theology
  • Experience: 30 years of being Senior/ Lead Pastor
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I pray that men and women can use my sermon material and that it will benefit them personally as well as churches.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Purpose Driven Church How to Win Friends and Influence People The Word for You Today Devotion
  • One of my favorite illustrations: Too many.
  • Family: Jenny my drop dead good looking wife Nathan my oldest son. Daniel will complete his degree in Music-this spring.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: They are my best supporters. I lost my dad 12-23-2019, and now mom is alone. I take care my mom, while Jenny cares for her mom.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: I always pray, read alot, and trust God. I will never stop growing. I plan to stay in God’s word and always read great books. Future: Looks bright serving my Lord.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Always laugh at yourself!
  • Books that have had an impact: Always read the Gospels, and stay in the book of Psalm
  • Hobbies: Running 30 miles a week, Yard work, My beautiful wife Jenny just being with her.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Please believe that Jesus is Lord!
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: Too many to tell you!
  • What I want on my tombstone: Daniel 12:3
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Newest Sermons

  • The Authority Of His Church—forever Presence.

    Contributed on Dec 1, 2021

    How important is the body? Jesus won’t function without His hands and feet. The head is just a head. It takes an active body. Finally, the head wants to call the shots therefore, His body has to learn to flow with the head.

    The Authority Of His Church—Forever Presence. Matthew 28:18-20TPT Upon Peters confession that Jesus was the Christ, the Son of the Living God. Jesus made this proclamation over His church (the body of Christ), “By saying, that Jesus is the Christ, the son of the living God.” Upon Peters answer, more

  • Being Reminded.

    Contributed on Nov 29, 2021

    According to Biblical history—King Solomon, (David’s youngest son), was the wisest ruler, and King of all time. What made Solomon wise? Anything and everything was on the table, and Solomon chose understanding and insight...

    Being Reminded. Ecclesiastes 3:1-11NKJV So the bank calls you on Friday afternoon and tells you that someone is going to be giving you a deposit each day of 86,400 pennies each day starting on Monday morning. That is $864 a day, seven days a week, 52 weeks a year But there is one stipulation… you more

  • Living With An Attitude Of Thanksgiving.

    Contributed on Nov 24, 2021

    10 Lepers, all 10 cried out for healing. Jesus told them to go show themselves to the priest. As they obeyed their faith healed them.

    Living With An Attitude Of Thanksgiving. Luke 17:12-19TPT Analyzing data from over 3.7 million reviews for 13,400 hotels in 70 countries, Reward Experts has set out to answer where the grumpiest and happiest travelers in the world come from. Grumpiest: 1. Spain 2. Ireland 3. Iceland 4. more

  • The Spirit Of Anti-Christ Revealed.

    Contributed on Nov 21, 2021

    Rebellion is always corrected by the law. When the law finds you guilty, you become sentenced, or in-prisoned. However, Hear this, Repenting always leads to Mercy, refreshing, and spiritual cleansing.

    The Spirit Of Anti-Christ Revealed. 1 John 4:1-6NASB In his book The Gospel According to Starbucks, Leonard Sweet tells the story of Ed Faubert. Faubert is what you call a cupper—in layman’s terms, he’s a coffee-taster. His sensitive taste buds are actually certified by the state of New York. So more

  • Motives In His Kingdom.

    Contributed on Nov 10, 2021

    General Oglethorpe once said to John Wesley, "I never forgive and I never forget." To which Wesley responded, "Then Sir, I hope you never sin."

    Motives In His Kingdom. Matthew 6:1-13NKJV General Oglethorpe once said to John Wesley, "I never forgive and I never forget." To which Wesley responded, "Then Sir, I hope you never sin." As Jesus speaks in Matthew 6, His entire message is about Believer’s and their motives. more

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  • Grace And The Waterfall

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2010

    GRACE AND THE WATERFALL Last week I went for a walk and I saw a beautiful rock under a small waterfall, it was continually cleansed. My friend found a rock, but his rock wasn't found under a waterfall, and it's not as pretty and as smooth. Grace more

  • Every Morning In Africa A Gazelle Wakens And ...

    Contributed on Feb 11, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Every morning in Africa a gazelle wakens and knows it has to run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a lion wakens and knows it must outrun the swiftest gazelle or it will starve to death. The saying goes, “ It matters not more

  • A Farmer Noticed A Highway Department Truck ...

    Contributed on Jan 19, 2008
    based on 6 ratings

    A farmer noticed a highway department truck pulling over on the shoulder of the road. A man got out and dug a hole, then got back into the truck. Then the other occupant got out, filled up the hole and got back in the truck. Every fifty yards this amazing process was repeated. “What are you doing?” more

  • Norman V Peale Wrote A Book Called, "The Power Of ...

    Contributed on Dec 24, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Norman V Peale wrote a book called, “The Power of Positive Thinking.” His manuscript was turned down by 18 different publishing companies. In his disgust he threw the manuscript in a trash can, but his wife Marquette went to get the manuscript out of the can. Rev. Peale dared her to, so she leaves more

  • Charlie Brown Told Lucy "There's Just No Hope For ...

    Contributed on Dec 24, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Charlie Brown told Lucy “There’s just no hope for our baseball team, and Lucy said, “Well Charlie, you lose some and you win some”, more