According to Ripley’s Believe It or Not, a man named Gregory Kloen turned a garbage dumpster into a small apartment that he keeps in Brooklyn, New York. There is sleeping space, a kitchenette, a flower box on the outside and an umbrella on top. I suppose one could learn from this how to turn a liability into an asset. One still has to wonder why someone would want to live in a dumpster. On the other hand, many of us have known many people who have lived surrounded by a lot of negative psychological and spiritual garbage in their lives.

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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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