"It's God's Word: You Can Count on It"

Those words echo in the memories of all who listened to Dr. Richard Strauss. His sincere manner of speech would ring with heartfelt conviction when he reassured people that the Bible is God’s inerrant Word "...and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work" (2 Tim. 3:16-17).

During his 60 years, Richard Strauss loved God, and he loved to study His Word. He spent hours each week poring over the Bible, allowing the Holy Spirit to teach him so that he could teach others. Through his sermons, books and tapes, Dr. Strauss made God’s eternal message relevant to thousands of people worldwide. He had a special gift for making the Bible come alive in a practical way.

Dr. Richard L. Strauss, senior pastor of Emmanuel Faith Community Church in Escondido, California for 21 years. Prior to that he served as pastor in Ft. Worth, Texas, and Huntsville, Alabama. He died of multiple myeloma (cancer of the bone marrow) September 11, 1993, and is now with our Lord.


View or download the book made from the journal entries of Richard and Mary Strauss as they dealt with his last illness: I'll See You in the Morning.

Visit the Books page to see Dr. Strauss' books