Hendrik Van Loon said, “Ours is a fifth-rate planet revolving around a 10th-rate sun in the forgotten corner of the universe.” Many wonder if God could or would visit planet Earth, but they do not understand that ours is a whimsical God; and when you consider He chose little Israel, little Bethlehem, an insignificant carpenter and insignificant shepherds, you begin to see God often displays what might be called a sense of humor—or at least of whimsy.

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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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