wonderful little story is making the rounds:   It was almost time for school
to dismiss and a mother noticed it looked like rain. So she drove toward school
to pick up her eight-year-old daughter. She turned down the street to see her
daughter running toward her down the sidewalk. A lightning bolt flashed and
the little girl looked up towards the sky, smiled and then began running toward
her mother’s van. Another lightning bolt flashed and again the little girl looked
towards the sky, smiled and resumed running. This happened several more times
until the little girl finally arrived where her mother was parked. Her mom immediately
inquired as to the strange behavior. “Why did you keep stopping and smiling
at the sky?” she asked her daughter.  “I had to, Mommy. God was taking
my picture.”



Michael Shannon is professor of preaching at Cincinnati Bible College in Cincinnati,

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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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