Contributors
  • Howard Strickland

    Contributing sermons since Jan 12, 2006
Howard's church

Crane Eater Community Church
Calhoun, Georgia 30701
762-204-5126

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 Scenery From Above.

    Contributed on Nov 30, 2020
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    When you’re going through an ordeal, maybe mental anguish, or un-forgiveness, or possibly just some harsh words spoken over you or about you. Don’t react.

    The Scenery From Above. Luke 19:1-9NKJV When you’re going through an ordeal, maybe mental anguish, or un-forgiveness, or possibly just some harsh words spoken over you or about you. Don’t react. If you can get a heavenly preceptive, about the attack, or the deep internal anguish, then and only ...read more

  • The Anointing Revealed.

    Contributed on Nov 24, 2020
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    The old King Saul model offered contempt followed with with complete disobedience...

    The Anointing Revealed. 1 Samuel 16:10-14NKJV The time had come for new leadership. The old King Saul model offered contempt followed with with complete disobedience. Doing what feels good, what’s convenient. Therefore, the old extinguished, or put out, in exchange for God’s newness to shine upon ...read more

  • The Seven Churches Revealed—last Man Standing.

    Contributed on Nov 21, 2020
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    Today we’re looking at the seven churches of Revelation. They were real churches just like Crane Eater Community Church. They existed at the end of the first century in what is today the nation of Turkey.

    The Seven Churches Revealed—Last Man Standing. Revelation 2:8-11NLT I titled this message 'Last Man Standing' because when your faith is completely shaken and trials are chasing your peace away and tribulations are pressing your hope into despair. When all your friends have walked ...read more

  • The Most Valuable Person Ever.

    Contributed on Nov 15, 2020
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    Matthew Kelly stated in his book Rediscover Jesus—Every person is as important and valuable as the person you consider most important and valuable...

    The Most Valuable Person Ever. John 4:5-26NKJV Matthew Kelly stated in his book Rediscover Jesus—Every person is as important and valuable as the person you consider most important and valuable. Jesus took people whom you and I would mindlessly pass on the streets, people we would never choose to ...read more

  • The Seven Churches Unveiled. Pt.2

    Contributed on Nov 11, 2020
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    Revelation chapter 2, Under the caption in my Bible—Ephesus, The Loveless Church.

    The Seven Churches Unveiled. Revelation 1:1-3, 9-11NKJV The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show His servants—things which must shortly take place. And He sent and signified it by His angel to His servant John, 2 who bore witness to the word of God, and to the testimony of ...read more

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  • Grace And The Waterfall

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2010
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    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 ...read more

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

    Contributed on Feb 11, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
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    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 ...read more

  • A Farmer Noticed A Highway Department Truck ...

    Contributed on Jan 19, 2008
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    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?” ...read more

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

    Contributed on Dec 24, 2007
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    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 ...read more

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

    Contributed on Dec 24, 2007
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    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”, ...read more