• 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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  • Ask In Faith—could This Be A Test?

    Contributed on Mar 28, 2020

    James was a half brother to Jesus. However, having Jesus as his half brother wasn’t nearly as important as having Jesus as his Savior. In others words, to James, the blood on the cross that saved him was far more important than the family blood in his veins.

    Ask In Faith—Could This Be A Test? James 1:1-8NKJV Developing maturity in the Christian life is the theme of the book of James. As we examine the book of James we can anticipate maturity also spiritual growth. James 1:1NKJV James, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the more

  • Expectations

    Contributed on Mar 24, 2020

    What are you expecting? One thing I do know if you expect nothing you’ll hit that mark every time! Expectation qualifies you for receivership. It transfers you from the masses who need the chosen who receive them.

    Expectation. Hebrews 11:1-2, 6NKJV What are you expecting? One thing I do know if you expect nothing you’ll hit that mark every time! Jonathan Edwards 1703-1758— “Persons need not and ought not to set any bounds to their spiritual and gracious appetites, [instead they ought] to be endeavoring more

  • The Greatest Touch.

    Contributed on Mar 22, 2020

    Paul and Silas were going about the county preaching the gospel—God’s eternal word. Results became their fruit. Souls saved, life’s changed—reconciliation on every side. Miracles, and deliverances bought new life!

    The Greatest Touch. Acts 19:22-31NIV Above Acts 16:16-19, the caption from—The Passion translation reads, The Python Spirit. Acts 16:16-19TPT One day, as we were going to the house of prayer, we encountered a young slave girl who had an evil spirit of divination, the spirit of Python. She had more

  • Six Powerful Prayers That Produce Peace Amidst Pandemic Fear.

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2020
    based on 4 ratings

    It seems like every morning wake up to a new peril: virus pandemics, new flu strains, Ebola, recessions, earthquakes, tornadoes, tsunamis, floods, fires...even the threat of other countries attacking us. Remember this, In unsettling times, we find our peace in the presence of the Lord.

    Six Powerful Prayers That Produce Peace Amidst Pandemic Fear. Philippians 4:5-7TPT We live in a fallen world that keeps us fearfully treading from one crisis to the next. It seems like every morning we wake up to a new peril: virus pandemics, new flu strains, Ebola, recessions, earthquakes, more

  • In Times Like These What Does It Mean To Walk In His Presence?

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2020

    Paul writes—Be care how you live, live wise. Refuse to live foolishly. Make the most of every opportunity. This opportunity should be for the believer to shine. Don’t act thoughtlessly. Take thought of your actions—And then you’ll understand God’s will.

    In Times Like These What Does It Mean To Walk In His Presence? Ephesians 5:15-19NLT 15 So be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. 16 Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days. 17 Don’t act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord 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 1 rating

    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