While there is much to enjoy at Christmas, we all know it also can be stressful with all the extra responsibilities, expectations and commitments. Humorist Garrison Keillor said, “A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory; like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.”

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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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