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  • Howard Strickland

    Contributing sermons since Jan 12, 2006
Howard's church

Crane Eater Community Church
Calhoun, Georgia 30701
706-263-3334

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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  • The Risen

    Contributed on Apr 19, 2017
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    Easter Sunday morning. 14 salvations. Sermons speaks of how Christians can be raised along with Christ.

    The Risen Luke 24:1-7NKJB Last Sunday I spoke on the subject- What’s In a Difficult Week? It was about Jesus’ prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane. (After that though in your Bible you’ll find these subjects). Betrayal and Arrest in Gethsemane. Peter denies Jesus, ...read more

  • What’s In A Difficult Week?

    Contributed on Apr 10, 2017
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    Have you ever had a difficult week? Have you? I certainly have, Sometimes I’ll get like, “What’s the use!” No one will escape a difficult week in losing a loved one. Grief over-the-top, not seeing your way out. “We’ve all had difficult weeks.” Moreover, m

    What’s In A Difficult Week? Luke 22:39-46NKJB Have you ever had a difficult week? Have you? I certainly have, Sometimes I’ll get like, “What’s the use!” No one will escape a difficult week in losing a loved one. Grief over-the-top, not seeing your way out. ...read more

  • The Greatness Of God

    Contributed on Mar 26, 2017
     | 2,672 views

    I recently ran across a statistic compiled by a German scholar. He determined that in Paul’s 13 epistles, he uses the term “In Christ” or some form of it ~ “in Him”, “in the Lord” ~ no less than 164 times! Paul loved to talk about Jesus!

    (Capital Stewardship Day) The Greatness Of God Ephesians 1:15-20AMP Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, 16 do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers: 17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the ...read more

  • Finishing A Race With Our Heads Held High

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2017
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    Say this, “Preparation is the key.” An admirer of a famous person said, “So how did you become so successful?” The famous person replied, “About 40 years of training and staying committed.” ( Faithfulness and fruitfulness are synonymous.)

    Finishing A Race With Our Heads Held High Philippians 3:12-14NKJB Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me. 13 Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but ...read more

  • Number One Distinguishing Mark Of A Leader

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2017
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    The #1 distinguishing mark of a leader. Leaders understand the value of vision. “We are not just going to stumble into success. Luck has nothing to do with it. Success happens when you walk in right behavior and right thinking.” P.H.

    Number One Distinguishing Mark Of A Leader Nehemiah 2:17-18NKJB Nehemiah 2:17-18NKJB Then I said to them, “You see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lies waste, and its gates are burned with fire. Come and let us build the wall of Jerusalem, that we may no longer be a reproach.” ...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
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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