At a youth rally in Florida, the leaders took up an offering. The men who were counting it found a small picture of a girl in the offering plate. They thought they could guess what had happened. It was so predictable. They thought a boy sitting next to her had grabbed the photo and put it in, but they were wrong. Something was written on the back: “I have no money, so I give myself.”

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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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