When Mozart died, he was so poor he was buried with 10 other paupers in a common grave that remains unmarked to this day. However, today restaurants carry his name and feature his portrait. Hotels carry his name and feature his portrait. Candy carries his name and features his portrait. It reminds us of the old saying, “First we die and afterward we have enough money.”

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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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