In May 1942, a German U-boat sank a British vessel off the coast of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Four bodies of British sailors washed ashore on Ocracoke Island and were buried there. After the war, the piece of land they were buried on was deeded to Britain so they could be considered buried on English soil. We live here on planet Earth but are citizens of another kingdom. Our job is to bring some of the kingdom of heaven to planet Earth.

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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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