• 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: 25 years of being Senior/ Lead Pastor
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I pray that men and women can use some of the material and that it will benefit them personally.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Purpose Driven Church How to Win Friends and Influence People The Word for You Today Devotion
  • Family: Jenny my drop dead looking wife Nathan my oldest son, He live in Boston, and works for NBC. Daniel has begun his first year at LEE University, He's majoring in Music.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: They are my best supporters
  • 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: I plan to study the dictionary.
  • 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: Gym, Golf, Yard work, running but most of all, 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

  • Receiving 20/20 Vision— And Beyond.

    Contributed on Jan 12, 2020

    The text I read to you came as the Levites gather for the dedication of the city wall; It was completely rebuilt in 52 days! Happiness and joy can be heard among this Jewish group of believer’s.

    Receiving 20/20 Vision— And Beyond. Nehemiah 12:42b-47TLB When Kathleen’s teacher called her to the front of the class to analyze a sentence, she panicked. As a recent transfer student, she hadn’t learned that aspect of grammar. The class laughed at her. Instantly the teacher sprang to her more

  • Failure Is Impossible.

    Contributed on Jan 12, 2020

    Nehemiah chapter 6, is all about threats and deception coming from the enemies of God. 42,360 Jews came back to Jerusalem to make a difference. They didn’t come back to be defeated! You see, these enemies did their best to get Nehemiah off track. If not murdered in cold blood.

    Failure Is Impossible. Nehemiah 6:16NIV Failure is impossible! These were the words spoken by Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906), known for her immovable stance on women’s rights in the US. Though she faced constant criticism and later an arrest, trial, and guilty verdict for voting illegally, Anthony more

  • 20/20 Vision—dependence Produces Delight

    Contributed on Jan 12, 2020

    We live in an age of dependency. I feel confidant that though dependency is mentioned a lot these days, usually with a negative spin placed on the word—dependency, it was never meant to be negative, but positive!

    20/20 Vision—Dependence Produces Delight Text: Psalm 28:1-9 We live in an age of dependency. I feel confidant that though dependency is mentioned a lot these days, usually with a negative spin placed on the word—dependency, it was never meant to be negative, but positive! In Psalm 28, David more

  • The Significance Of Angels At Christmas

    Contributed on Dec 2, 2019

    Can I tell you when we get to heaven there won’t be any broken angel wings, No weak ones, No emotionally disturbed ones, no lame or feeble ones.’

    Christmas- The Significance Of Angels. Luke 2:8-21TLB That night some shepherds were in the fields outside the village, guarding their flocks of sheep. 9 Suddenly an angel appeared among them, and the landscape shone bright with the glory of the Lord. They were badly frightened, more

  • Think Like A Farmer.

    Contributed on Sep 1, 2019

    5 Things farmer’s don’t forget.

    Think Like A Farmer. (5 Things farmer’s don’t forget). 2 Corinthians 9:6-10NASB This morning, I want you to think like a farmer. 1. The first thing you’ll learn about farming is you’ll never see a farmer who refuses to plant seeds, sitting around expecting a harvest. About this farmer: This 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