They have lost the cornerstone of the U. S. Capitol building in Washington, D.
C. The building has been enlarged and remodeled and renovated so many times
that somewhere the cornerstone has been lost. It seems to some that the very
cornerstone of our government has been lost — individual responsibility and
self-restraint. But we dare not lose the cornerstone of the church. That’s a
person, not a doctrine, nor a practice nor a tradition. The church’s
cornerstone is Christ.

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Robert Shannon, a retired preacher living in North Carolina, began preaching at the age of 16. He has preached in churches in Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and Florida, his longest ministry at First Christian Church of Largo Florida. Now in semi-retirement, he has preached regularly for churches in North Carolina and Tennessee. He has also contributed to kingdom work as a missionary to Eastern Europe and as a Bible College professor. He is past-president of the North American Christian Convention. Bob is the author or co-author of several books.

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