According to a “Ripley’s Believe It or Not” column, if a mosquito gets hit by a raindrop, it is the equivalent to a human being getting hit by an SUV. The mosquitoes often survive, however, by riding the raindrop down for a while. Could we humans learn from a mosquito? Could we learn to transform our adversities? I have seen people ride the raindrops, and my guess is you have, too.


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A third generation preacher, Mike Shannon is Professor of Preaching at Cincinnati Bible Seminary of Cincinnati Christian University. He has served as a preaching minister, church planter, and college professor. His most recent preaching ministry was at the historic First Christian Church of Johnson City, Tennessee. In his nearly two decades at Cincinnati Christian University, Mike has served as both professor and Dean of the Seminary. He has also been an adjunct professor at Milligan College and Northern Kentucky University. Mike is the author or co-author of several books.

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