We often say, “Let your conscience be your guide.” There are limits to that philosophy. It is possible to deaden the conscience. A recent “Dennis the Menace” comic shows Dennis, sitting on the kitchen cabinet with his hand in the cookie jar. Dennis says to his friend, “My Dad says to listen to my conscience. My conscience said, ‘Go for it.'”

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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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