people just don’t use their common sense. A man once recounted this
incident at an airport. He said “I was at the airport, checking in at
the gate when an airport employee asked, ‘Has anyone put anything in
your baggage without your knowledge?’ To which I replied, ‘If it was
without my knowledge, how would I know?’ He smiled knowingly and
nodded, ‘That’s why we ask.’


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

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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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