According to Mental Floss magazine, U.S. currency does not circulate very long. A dollar bill lasts about 21 months; a five dollar bill, 16 months; a 10 dollar bill, 18 months; and a 20 dollar bill, 24 months. While currency itself does not last long, the effect of what is invested in God’s kingdom work lasts for an eternity.

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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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