Wives of political leaders are often misunderstood, but the wife of Andrew Jackson was badly treated by the press and greatly misunderstood by the public. Her grateful husband wrote these words for her epitaph: “Rachel Jackson. A being so gentle and virtuous slander might wound but could not dishonor.” Even death when he took her from the arms of her husband could but transport her to the bosom of God.


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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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