Robert Shannon tells the story that in the latter years of his life, his father’s vision failed. He asked him if there were any stars where he lived. Robert said there were. His father said there were no stars where he lived. He thought the sky had grown dark. What had happened was that his eyes had grown dim.

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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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