The last words of Hugo Chavez, Communist dictator of Venezuela, were, “Don’t let me die. I don’t want to die.” The apostle Paul said, “I am now ready to be offered.” Jesus said He came “not to be served, but to serve and to give His life as a ransom for many.”

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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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