In C.S. Lewis’ book The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, he takes us to the land of Narnia. When Narnia is living under the authority of the witch, it is “always winter, but never Christmas.” Can you imagine how discouraging that would be to a child? Still, there are people today who are living in a winter, and Christmas never comes to them. What joy could be theirs if only they would allow Christmas to come to their hearts!

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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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