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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  • It's True, You Can’t Out Give God!

    Contributed on Jun 29, 2022
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    George Muller, September 1805–1898, witnessed probably more miracles than anyone ever. Along with pastoring one church for, 66 years, Muller establish the Ashley Down Orphanage in Bristol, England. He cared for 10,024 orphans while establishing 117 schools for their education throughout England.

    You Can’t Out Give God! John 6:1-13TPT Picture this, I'm at the marriage supper of the Lamb, I worship God with every bite. By the time dessert is served, revival is about to break out. What’s served? I’m not sure, but I know this, “It will be better than a fillet mignon with a blue cheese ...read more

  • Living A Life Of Purpose.

    Contributed on Jun 23, 2022
     | 334 views

    Zacchaeus was despised by the Pharisees – the most orthodox faith of the Jews. Jesus was rebuked by them for even eating with tax collectors (Mt. 9:11; Mk. 2:16; Lk. 5:30).

    Living A Life Of Purpose. Luke 19:1-10NLT Recently, in a Delta flight magazine, one author wrote a column about a new course at Harvard business school for business leaders. At a cost of $13,000, the executives study absolutely nothing about business. Instead, for six days they ...read more

  • False Assumptions-The Truth Of Gods Word.

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2022
     | 179 views

    Imagine a major league baseball player refusing to get into the batters box because he doesn't get a hit every time up. Yet that's how many of us approach prayer. We let a few strikeouts keep us from swinging for the fences!

    False Assumptions-The Truth Of Gods Word. John 5:1-9NIV Imagine a major league baseball player refusing to get into the batters box because he doesn't get a hit every time up. Yet that's how many of us approach prayer. We let a few strikeouts keep us from swinging for the fences! The ...read more

  • Defined By Days.

    Contributed on Jun 14, 2022
     | 218 views

    I know that you would agree with me, there are days. Then there are days that define the rest of your life. Some follow a predictable path, like the middle isle of a church on your wedding day. Others are as unpredictable as a blind date.

    Defined By Days. John 2:1-5NIV I know that you would agree with me, there are days. Then there are days that define the rest of your life. Some follow a predictable path, like the middle isle of a church on your wedding day. Others are as unpredictable as a blind date. Either way you aren't ...read more

  • A Longing For More--What’s In Your Hand?

    Contributed on Jun 1, 2022
     | 426 views

    Paul wanted the fullness of the Holy Spirit. He longed to experience the power of God, the Holy Spirit in action. Again, This power, the Holy Spirit, is what raised Jesus from the grave.

    A Longing For More--What’s In Your Hand?” Philippians 3:10-11 The Apostle Paul was confined to prison while writing this wonderful letter to the church of Philippa. Paul found fulfillment in Jesus alone. That’s ...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
     | 3,042 views

    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
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,994 views

    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
    based on 2 ratings
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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
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,888 views

    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