A Canadian television station put together an eye catching promotion in an
effort to attract more viewers. They showed several news clips with the wrong
dialogue. Then a man said, “We don’t make the news. We make up the

Preachers and teachers do not make up the Good News. It was revealed by God,
exhibited in Christ, and handed down from one generation of believers to the
next. If we made up the news, we could not be certain it was good news. In a
sense, we only repeat what we have heard — what we have heard and what we have
ourselves experienced.

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About The Author

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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